Sri Lanka Postal code (Zip code) is designed to help the postal workers to do their delivery service quick and accurate. If the name, address and the postal code is written correctly the mail will reach the person in quick time. Sri Lanka postal service was well developed by the then British rulers and their system is still working fine. When you are sending any postal mail or parcels through your foreign post office to here, don't forget to write the receivers correct area postal code in the address.
This will make that post to reach its destination easily and quickly in a timely manner. Also keep it as a practice to write your postal code along with your address in it's from sector, this practice will help you to get your mails without any delay. There are many places with similar names but their zip code will make them as the true destination.
Take note that many people are confused with their post-office code and the telephone area code. Many of them had used to write their area telephone code as the postal-code in when sending postal documents.
Look at this place name which look very similar to each other but they are different places and their postal codes are far different.
If you are a Sri Lankan and don't know the postal code of your area, then go to your area post office and get the postal code from the staff.
Sri Lanka International phone dialing code 0094 is different from the post office zip code. It is used as the first digits when you are dialing a Sri Lanka based land line. Likewise there are area city dialing codes for Sri Lanka land lines that are being used in different cities.
Postal code (Zip Code) for Greater-Colombo city. (5 digit code)
Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.
International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.