List of ports in Sri Lanka

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The following is a list of ports in Sri Lanka. All ports and harbours in Sri Lanka are maintained and governed by the Government of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

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Containers and gantries at the Port of Colombo.
Name City Location Description
Port of Colombo Colombo 06°57′10″N 79°50′41″E / 6.95278°N 79.84472°E / 6.95278; 79.84472 (Port of Colombo) Largest port in the country
Port of Hambantota Hambantota 06°07′10″N 81°06′29″E / 6.11944°N 81.10806°E / 6.11944; 81.10806 (Port of Hambantota) New port in the south
Trincomalee Harbour Trincomalee 08°34′01″N 81°13′52″E / 8.56694°N 81.23111°E / 8.56694; 81.23111 (Trincomalee Harbour) Fourth largest natural harbour in the world
Port of Galle Galle Regional Port
Port of Point Pedro Point Pedro 09°50′09″N 80°12′41″E / 9.83583°N 80.21139°E / 9.83583; 80.21139 (Port of Point Pedro) Minor harbour, the northernmost in the country
Kankesanthurai Harbour Kankesanthurai 09°49′08″N 80°01′57″E / 9.81889°N 80.03250°E / 9.81889; 80.03250 (Kankesanthurai Harbour) Minor harbour, currently used by the navy
Oluvil Harbour Oluvil 07°16′30″N 81°52′00″E / 7.27500°N 81.86667°E / 7.27500; 81.86667 (Oluvil) Newly developed harbour opened 2013
Kalpitiya Port Of Norochcholai Norochcholai 08°01′50″N 79°42′07″E / 8.03056°N 79.70194°E / 8.03056; 79.70194 (Norochcholai) Used for Coal Transportation

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