President´s House

Local namePresident´s House
LocationColombo, Sri Lanka

President's House is the official residence and workplace of the President of Sri Lanka, located at Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Since 1804 it has been the residence of British governors and governors-general and Sri Lankan presidents, having been known as the "King's House" or the "Queen's House" until Sri Lanka became a republic in 1972.

There have been 29 governors who resided here, and also six presidents who resided or used it in an official capacity. Currently it is used by Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka for state functions. The Presidential Secretariat functions as the office of the president, with much of the presidential staff based there.

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Address Flag Staff St, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Coordinates 6°56'10.259" N 79°50'33.45" E

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