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Basic information about Sabaragamuwa
The Sabaragamuwa Province, (Sinhalese: සබරගමුව පළාත Sabaragamuwa Palata, Tamil: சபரகமுவ மாகாணம் Sabaragamuwa Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country. The provinces have existed since the 19th century but did not have any legal status until 1987 when the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka established provincial councils. The Sabaragamuwa Province contains two districts: Ratnapura and Kegalle. It is named after its former indigenous inhabitants, namely the Sabara, an indic term for hunter-gatherer tribes, a term seldom used in ancient Sri Lanka. Sabaragamuwa University is in Belihuloya.
Cities, towns & villages in Sabaragamuwa
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RatnapuraRatnapura (Sinhalese: Tamil: (\"City of Gems\" in Sinhala and Tamil) is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of Sabaragamuwa Province, as well as the Ratnapura District, and is a traditional centre for the Sri Lankan gem trade. It is located on the Kalu Ganga (Black River) in south-central Sri Lanka, some 101 km southeast of the country's capital, Colombo. Ratnapura is also spelled as Rathnapura. Show Ratnapuraon the map
KegalleKegalle (Sinhalese: කෑගල්ල; Tamil: கேகாலை) is a large town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is located on the Colombo–Kandy road, approximately 78 km (48 mi) from Colombo and 40 km (25 mi) from Kandy. It is the main town in the Kegalle District, which is one of two districts which comprise Sabaragamuwa Province. The town is governed by an Urban Council. Show Kegalleon the map
RakwanaRakwana, is a small town in the Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka, a notable centre of Ceylon tea plantations and industry. Additionally, Rakwana is said to have gem resources. Rakwana is locally administered by the Godakawela-Rakwana Urban Council. The town of Rakwana including its Northern and Southern part and Kottala has 10,513 in population according to the census carried out in 2010. Show Rakwanaon the map
KitulgalaKitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. Nevertheless, it comes alive in the first three months of the year, especially in February, the driest month. The Academy Award-winning The Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala, although nothing remains now except the concrete foundations for the bridge (and, supposedly, the submerged train cars that plunged into the river in the climactic scene). Kitulgala is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometres upstream. Show Kitulgalaon the map
DeraniyagalaDeraniyagala is a town in the Kegalle district in the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Deraniyaga city area consists major government administrative offices, textile industries and transportation hub and the district hospital which has seven medical officers including the DMO, Dr who upgraded this hospital into a good condition including the ETU with standard facilities. Deraniyagala divisional secretariat area includes 214.6 km2 and population of about 46300. The divisional secreatariate includes 26 grama niladari divisions. Show Deraniyagalaon the map
BelihuloyaBelihuloya is a village in the Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) south-east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 616 metres (2,021 ft) above sea level. This hillside location is a climatically transitional area, linking both the dry and wet zones and the hill and low country. Belihuloya, is derived from the Belih Oya (\"Oya\" being the Sinhala word for river), which flows through the area. Show Belihuloyaon the map
BalangodaBalangoda is a large town in Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an urban council. Its 143 kilometres (89 mi) from Colombo and 43 kilometres (27 mi) from Ratnapura. It is one of the largest towns of the Sabaragamuwa Province. According to the 2001 census, Balangoda has a population of 16,875 and area of 16.2 km². Sri shariputhra maha vidyalaya school is located here. Show Balangodaon the map
DombemadaDombemada is a village in Rambukkana Divisional Secretariat in Kegalle district, Sabaragamuwa province, Sri Lanka. There is a sub post office of Sri Lanka national postal service in the village. The postal code of Dombemada is 71115. Dombemada Kanishta Vidyalayais the only government school of that village which belongs to Rambukkana division of Mawanella education zone. Show Dombemadaon the map
KuruwitaKuruwita is a town in the Ratnapura District of Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is 87 km from Colombo. It used to be served by the 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge Sabaragamuwa Railway, a branch of the national railway system. And it is famous for the beautiful waterfall called Bopath Ella. Show Kuruwitaon the map
HidallanaHidallana (also transcribed Hiddellana, Hidellana, Hidallana or in other ways) is a town in the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka, located at latitude: 6°42'57.96\", longitude: 80°22'46.2\" near Ratnapura. The estimated mean elevation above sea level is 82 metres. The postal code is 70012. Show Hidallanaon the map
MawanellaMawanella is a town which belongs to the Kegalle district in the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It lies between Kegalle and Kadugannawa along the Colombo-Kandy road. The area consists of four administrative areas, namely Mawanella, Aranayake, Rambukkana and Hemmathagama. Show Mawanellaon the map
BatugedaraBatugedara is a small town in the Sabaragamuwa Province of southwestern Sri Lanka, located just to the east of the province's capital of Ratnapura. It is most notable as a source for gemstones, and as a destination for tourism. Show Batugedaraon the map
PinnawalaPinnawala is a village in Kegalle District of Sri Lanka and is around 90 km from the capital, Colombo. It is well known for its elephant orphanage. Show Pinnawalaon the map
EmbilipitiyaEmbilipitiya is a town, governed by an urban council, in Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka. Show Embilipitiyaon the map
AmbepussaAmbepussa is a town in the Kegalla District in Sri Lanka. Ambepussa Railway station is in Gampaha District. Show Ambepussaon the map
PussellaPussella is a village situated about 8 km away from Mawathagama in Sri Lanka. Show Pussellaon the map
GondawelaGondawela is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Gondawelaon the map
YatapanaYatapana is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Yatapanaon the map
MolagodaMolagoda is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Molagodaon the map
RagalaRagala is a town in central western Sri Lanka. Show Ragalaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Sabaragamuwa
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Ratnapura DistrictRatnapura (Sinhala: is a district of Sri Lanka in the Sabaragamuwa Province.The gem-mining centre of Sri Lanka is also a major crossroad between southern plains and the hill country to the east. A bustling market city servicing most of the surrounding towns. Many of the prominent gem dealers in Sri Lanka operate from this town. Scenery around the town is excellent and charming.There is a route to Sri Pada from Ratnapura direction. Excursions include Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Udawalawe National Park. The route towards hill country is beautiful. The surrounding area is a popular trekking destination and a good place for bird watching. Visit traditional gem mining and cutting operations.Show on map
Province of SabaragamuwaThe Sabaragamuwa Province, (Sinhalese: පළාත Sabaragamuwa Palata, Tamil: Sabaragamuwa Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country. The provinces have existed since the 19th century but did not have any legal status until 1987 when the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka established provincial councils. The Sabaragamuwa Province contains two districts: Ratnapura and Kegalle. It is named after its former indigenous inhabitants, namely the Sabara, an indic term for hunter-gatherer tribes, a term seldom used in ancient Sri Lanka. Sabaragamuwa University is in Belihuloya.Show on map
AranayakaAranayaka (Sinhalese: අරණායක) is a town in the Kegalle District of Sabaragamuwa Province in Sri Lanka. Its agricultural economy revolves around local rubber, tea, banana and mahogany plantations. The Road (Highway B278) passes through the middle of the city, running parallel to the Maha Oya on the east side. Dippitiya, a town situated 3 km (1.9 mi) north of Aranayaka, has a greater population but fewer amenities. The local police station is situated in the town of Gevilipitiya, 4.3 km (2.7 mi) north of Aranayaka.Show on map
Pelmadulla DivisionThe Pelmadulla Divisional Secretariat is a divisional secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka. \n* In the final period of the Kandy era, the Sabaragamuwa region which is now called Rathnapura district was divided into six cantons: \n* Kuruvita Korale \n* Nawadun Korale \n* Kolonna Korale \n* Gravets & Center Korale \n* Atakalan Korale \n* Kukulu Korale Pelmadulla Divisional Secretariat belongs to upper and middle parishes of Nawadun Korale.Show on map
Kegalle DistrictKegalle is a district in Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka. It is one of 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country. The district is administered by a District Secretariat headed by a District Secretary (previously known as a Government Agent) appointed by the central government of Sri Lanka. It was a former Dissavani of Sri Lanka. It covers an area of 1,693 km². The district has a population of 837,179 according to 2012 Census, which is approximately 4.0% of the total population of Sri Lanka.Show on map
Rambukkana DivisionRambukkana Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kegalle District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka. Pinnawala elephant orphanage is located inside the Rambukkana Divisional Secretariat area.Show on map
Bulathkohupitiya DivisionBulathkohupitiya Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kegalle District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Embilipitiya DivisionEmbilipitiya Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Nivithigala DivisionNivithigala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Weligepola DivisionWeligepola Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Godakawela DivisionGodakawela Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Opanayaka DivisionOpanayaka Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kahawatta DivisionKahawatta Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Ratnapura DivisionRatnapura Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Balangoda DivisionBalangoda Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kiriella DivisionKiriella Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Warakapola DivisionWarakapola Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kegalle District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Ruwanwella DivisionRuwanwella Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kegalle District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Aranayaka DivisionAranayaka Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kegalle District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Ayagama DivisionAyagama Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Mawanella DivisionMawanella Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kegalle District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kolonna DivisionKolonna Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Ratnapura District, of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kalawana DivisionShow on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Sabaragamuwa
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Bopath Ella FallsBopath Ella (Sinhala: බෝපත් ඇල්ල) is a waterfall situated in the Ratnapura District of Sri Lanka. It has a shape very similar to the leaf of the Sacred fig or \"Bo\" tree, which has earned it this name. The waterfall is a major tourist attraction in the country. Local myths say that it is haunted and that it hides a treasure trove.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Sabaragamuwa
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Sinharaja Forest ReserveSinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests ecoregion, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988. The reserve's name translates as Lion Kingdom. Peaks 1. \n* Sinhagala 2. \n* Pinipitigala 3. \n* Mulawella Access waysShow on map
Adam’s PeakAdam's Peak (also Sri Pada; Sinhalese Samanalakanda - සමනළ කන්ද \"Butterfly Mountain\"; Arabic Al-Rohun, and also ශ්‍රී පාදය \"Sri Paadaya\"; Tamil Sivanolipatha Malai - சிவனொளி பாதமலை), is a 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well known for the Sri Pada, i.e., \"sacred footprint\", a 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam, or that of St. Thomas.Show on map
BatgalaBible Rock (Batalegala in Sinhala language) is a mountain near Aranayake in Kegalle District in central Sri Lanka. It is known as the \"Bible rock\" as its surface seems like a book/bible. Due to its prominent flat top surface, it resembles the more famous Sigiriya citadel located more north of it. Travelling with the Main Line (Sri Lanka) from Colombo to Kandy you can see it.Show on map