Area: 65,610 sq km
Population: 21,413,249 (2020 estimate)
Capital: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte(legislative), Colombo(executive)
Main Religion: Buddhism(70.2%), Hinduism(12.6%), Islam(9.7%), Christianity(7.4%)
Official Language: Sinhala, Tamil, English
Challenges for Prayer
You can ask God :
to help people of all races and beliefs in Sri Lanka learn to live together peacefully.
for Christians from the different ethnic groups to be examples of forgiveness, love, and living together in peace.
to help Christians in Sri Lanka be bold and loving as they share Jesus with Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims—even if they are persecuted.
to help Christians in Sri Lanka to love and help children who are hurt, lonely, or abused.
Source: Jason Mandryk and Molly Wall, Window on the World, 2018