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Basic information about Uva
Uva Province (Sinhalese: ඌව පළාත Uva Palata, Tamil: ஊவா மாகாணம் Uva Maakaanam) is Sri Lanka's second least populated province, with 1,259,880 people, created in 1896. It consists of two districts: Badulla and Moneragala. The provincial capital is Badulla. Uva is bordered by Eastern, Southern and Central provinces. Its major tourist attractions are Dunhinda falls, Diyaluma Falls, Rawana Falls, the Yala National Park (lying partly in the Southern and Eastern Provinces) and Gal Oya National Park (lying partly in the Eastern Province). The Gal Oya hills and the Central mountains are the main uplands, while the Mahaweli (Sinhalese: great-sandy) and Menik (Sinhalese: gemstone) rivers and the huge Senanayake Samudraya and Maduru Oya Reservoirs are the major waterways.
Cities, towns & villages in Uva
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BibileBibile (also spelled:Bibila) is a town located in Monaragala District, Uva Province of Sri Lanka. Bibile's land is important to Sri Lankan agriculture. It was well known for oranges, though still oranges grown there the original variety 'Bibile Sweet is no longer in existence. Bibile was known as 'Sinhale' in Martin Wickremesinghe's novel \"Gamperaliya\". Show Bibileon the map
BogahakumburaBogahakumbura in Sinhala language)is a rural town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. Majority of people in the area are involved with vegetable cultivation. This town is located between Haputale - Keppetipola main road. Haputale (17 km), Welimada (12 km), Bandarawela (18 km), Nuwaraeliya (26 km) and Diyatalawa(12 km) are closest major towns from Bogahakumbura. Boralanda (6 km), Keppetipola (6 km/7 km) are the closest minor towns for bogahakumbura. The Grama Niladhari Division of the Bogahakumbura is 51. Show Bogahakumburaon the map
KataragamaKataragama (Sinhalese: කතරගම (katharagama), Tamil: (katirkāmam)) is a pilgrimage town sacred to Buddhist, Hindu and indigenous Vedda people of Sri Lanka. People from South India also go there to worship. The town has the Ruhunu Maha Kataragama devalaya, a shrine dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragamadevio. Kataragama is in the Monaragala District of Uva province, Sri Lanka. It is 228 km ESE of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Although Kataragama was a small village in medieval times, today it is a fast-developing township surrounded by jungle in the southeastern region of Sri Lanka. It houses the ancient Kiri Vehera Buddhist stupa. The town has a venerable history dating back to the last centuries BCE. It was the seat of government of many Sinhalese kings during@en . Show Kataragamaon the map
UdawalawaUdawalawe is a small town located in the southern part of the Ratnapura District in Sri Lanka. It is situated in close to the district's boundary with the Hambantota District and Monaragala District. Udawalawa is also called Udawalawe. The town is the main entry points to the Udawalawe National Park which is a major National Park in Sri Lanka which is renowned for its high population of wild Asian elephants. This national park is the closest national park to colombo. It's situated 160 km away from capital city. Show Udawalawaon the map
HaputaleHaputale (හපුතලේ in Sinhala Language) is a town of Badulla District in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. The elevation is 1431 m (4695 ft) above the sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Haputale is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than its surroundings, due to its elevation. The Haputale pass allows views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka. The South-West boundary of Uva basin is marked by the Haputale mountain ridges, which continue on to Horton Plains and Adam's Peak to the west. CNN in 2010 named Haputale as one of Asia's most overlooked destinations. Show Haputaleon the map
BandarawelaBandarawela (Sinhala : pronounced [ˈbandarawela]; Tamil: is the second largest town in Badulla District which is 30 kilometres (19 mi) away from Badulla. Bandarawela is 200 km (120 mi) away from Colombo and about 125 km (78 mi) away from Kandy, the two capital cities of Sri Lanka. Thanks to its higher altitude compared to surrounding locations, Bandarawela has milder weather conditions throughout the year, making it a popular tourist destination for locals. Bandarawela is within hours reach of surrounding towns and cities by both road and rail. The town is influenced by its colonial history and rests among dense, lush forestation, finding its niche among visitors as a base for eco-tourism. Show Bandarawelaon the map
SevanagalaSevanagala is a rural area which is situated in western circumscription of Monaragala district. Sevanagala is a divisional secretariat and it consists of 14 Grama Niladhari Divisions (GND), which are further divided into 77 villages. Majority of Monaragala district population is represented from this region and the single majority of the ethnic group is Sinhalese while majority are Buddhists in religion. Embilipitiya is the closest city and it is situated 12 km away from here. The climatic condition of this area shows characteristics of a dry zone throughout the year though, November to December it has much cooler environment due to North East monsoon rains. Show Sevanagalaon the map
KeppetipolaKeppetipola is a town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. During the British period this village had been called as Wilson-Tenna. In 1818 the British General named Wilson destroyed and abandoned this arid. Then this was called Palugama. And later somewhere in 1968 this had been named as Keppetipola. This had been done in honour and to commemorate the action of Monarawila keppetipola's ( then Disawa of Uva under the British ) return of the British troops and Armour and joining and taking the leadership of the 1818 rebellion against the British. Show Keppetipolaon the map
DiyatalawaDiyatalawa is a garrison town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, in the Badulla District of Uva Province. It is at an altitude of 1,499 m (4,918 ft) and has become a popular destination for local holiday makers. It is home to the Diyatalawa Garrison of the Sri Lanka Army, which includes the Sri Lanka Military Academy, officer training center of the army; SLAF Diyatalawa, the Sri Lanka Air Force's ground combat training centre; and facilities of the Sri Lanka Police. Show Diyatalawaon the map
LunugalaLunugala is a town in the Sri Lankan province of Uva.There are 26 Grama Niladhari Divisions in the Lunugala Divisional Secretariat Division The town is placed in middle of a mountain range. It was called \"Pattipola\" in the past.Its main agricultural product is tea. There are many beautiful tea estates in Lunugala as Adawatta Estate, Park Estate, Hopton Estate, Showlands Estate and Madolsima Plantation. Additionally people cultivate pepper, cinnamon and cacao. Show Lunugalaon the map
OhiyaOhiya (ඔහිය) is a rural village located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. It is much closer to the Horton Plains National Park. The picturesque Colombo -Badulla Railyway runs through Ohiya. Ohiya is in the Welimada Divisional Secretariat Division and the Grama Niladhari Division number is 62A. Ohiya is one of the most scenic places in Sri Lanka. On a clear day the view from the Ohiya Gap/Dondra Watch extends up to the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Show Ohiyaon the map
RathkarawwaRathkarawwa in Sinhala language)is a village in Welimada Divisional Secretariat in Badulla District, Sri Lanka with a population of about 1000. The nearest city to Rathkarawwa is Haputale, which is about 10 km in distance. Rathkarawwa is surrounded by Welimada, Haputale and Diyatalawa towns. Paddy and vegetable cultivation had been the main source of income for many families for decades. Show Rathkarawwaon the map
BadullaBadulla (Sinhalese: බදුල්ල, Tamil: பதுளை) is a major city situated in the lower central hills of Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of Uva Province and the Badulla District. Show Badullaon the map
MonaragalaMonaragala (Sinhalese: Tamil: is a small town of Monaragala District and the largest town in Monaragala District. Monaragala is located 57.3 km northwest of Badulla the capital city of Uva Province, about 151 metres (495 ft) above the sea level and Monaragala is situated on the Colombo-Batticaloa main road. Show Monaragalaon the map
IdalgashinnaIdalgashinna (Sinhalese: Tamil: is a location in the Badulla District, Sri Lanka. The elevation is about 5,300 feet (1,600 m) above sea level. The famous Ceylon Tea and Ceylon Green Tea are grown in the area.. Idalgashinna is located within the Haputale-Namunukula mountain range. Show Idalgashinnaon the map
BoralandaBoralanda in Sinhala language) is a rural town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The easiest access path to the Horton Plains National Park is fallen through Boralanda via Ohiya. Show Boralandaon the map
MedagamaMedagama is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within the Uva Province. It is placed in the middle of a mountain range.This is the reason it's named Medagama (Meda=middle Gama=Village). Show Medagamaon the map
GuruthalawaGurutalawa is a rural town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The famous St. Thomas' College is located in Gurutalawa. Show Guruthalawaon the map
HaldummullaHaldummulla is a town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The town suffered significant damage from a landslide in 2014. Show Haldummullaon the map
KumarapattiyaKumarapattiya is a town located in Uva Province, Sri Lanka at an altitude of 1042 metres (3421 feet). Time zone (est) UTC+6DT Show Kumarapattiyaon the map
WelimadaWelimada a town in the Badulla District of the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. Show Welimadaon the map
PalagollaPalagolla is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Palagollaon the map
KandegamaKandegama is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Kandegamaon the map
HingurukaduwaHingurukaduwa is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Uva Province. Show Hingurukaduwaon the map
KalagollaKalagolla is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Kalagollaon the map
GomagodaGomagoda is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Gomagodaon the map
YompanaYompana is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Yompanaon the map
DemodaraDemodera is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. Show Demodaraon the map
GampahaGampaha, Uva is a town in Uva province of Sri Lanka. Show Gampahaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Uva
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Badulla DistrictBadulla (Sinhalese: බදුල්ල badūlla distrikkaya; Tamil: பதுளை Patuḷai māvaṭṭam) is a district in Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The entire land area of the Badulla district is 2,861 km² and total population is 837,000. The district is bounded by the districts of Monaragala and Rathnapura on the East & South, by Ampara and Kandy districts on the North and by Nuwara Eliya and Matale on the West. Mainly the economy of the district is based on agricultural farming and livestock.Show on map
Province of UvaUva Province (Sinhalese: ඌව පළාත Uva Palata, Tamil: ஊவா Uva Maakaanam) is Sri Lanka's second least populated province, with 1,259,880 people, created in 1896. It consists of two districts: Badulla and Moneragala. The provincial capital is Badulla. Uva is bordered by Eastern, Southern and Central provinces. Its major tourist attractions are Dunhinda falls, Diyaluma Falls, Rawana Falls, the Yala National Park (lying partly in the Southern and Eastern Provinces) and Gal Oya National Park (lying partly in the Eastern Province). The Gal Oya hills and the Central mountains are the main uplands, while the Mahaweli (Sinhalese: great-sandy) and Menik (Sinhalese: gemstone) rivers and the huge Senanayake Samudraya and Maduru Oya Reservoirs are the major waterways.Show on map
Moneragala DistrictMonaragala (Sinhalese: Tamil: is a district in Uva Province of Sri Lanka. It is the 2nd largest of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka, with an area of 5,636 km².Show on map
Wellawaya DivisionWellawaya Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The Division joined the Global Age Friendly Cities Network in December 2012.Show on map
Siyambalanduwa DivisionSiyambalanduwa Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Badalkumbura DivisionBadalkumbura Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Uva Paranagama DivisionUva-Paranagama Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Sevanagala DivisionSevanagala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Medagama DivisionMedagama Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Bandarawela DivisionBandarawela Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Haldummulla DivisionHaldummulla Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Madulla DivisionMadulla Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Buttala DivisionButtala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Bibile DivisionBibile Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Moneragala District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Lunugala DivisionLunugala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Hali Ela DivisionHali-Ela Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Welimada DivisionWelimada Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Haputale DivisionHaputale Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Badulla DivisionBadulla Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Passara DivisionPassara Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Ella DivisionElla Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Badulla District, of Uva Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Different buildings in Uva
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HakgalaHakgala Mountain is situated in the Nuwara Eliya district of Sri Lanka at 2,169 m (7,116 ft) above mean sea level, most parts of the mountain are covered with forest belonging to Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve. Hakgala Botanical Garden is situated on the northeastern slope of the Hakgala Mountain. The southwestern side of the mountain has a wet climate compared to northeastern slope since southwestern part faces directly to southwest Monsoon.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Uva
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Dunhinda FallsDunhinda Falls is a waterfall located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Badulla town in Sri Lanka.The Dunhinda Falls is one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful waterfalls.The waterfall, which is 64 metres (210 ft) high gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray, (Dun in sinhala means mist or smoke) which surrounds the area at the foot of the waterfall. The water fall is created by the river called Badulu Oya which goes through the Badulla town.Show on map
Bambarakanda FallsBambarakanda Falls (also known as Bambarakele Falls) is the tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka. With a height of 263 m (863 ft), it ranks as the 299th highest waterfall in the world. Situated in Kalupahana in the Badulla District, this waterfall is 5 km away from the A4 Highway. The waterfall was formed by Kuda Oya, which is a branch of the Walawe River. The Bambarakanda Falls can be found in a forest of pine trees.Show on map
Diyaluma FallsDiyaluma Falls is 220 m (720 ft) high and the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 361st highest waterfall in the world. It is situated 6 km (3.7 mi) away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway. The Falls are formed by Punagala Oya, a tributary of Kuda Oya which in turn, is a tributary of Kirindi Oya.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Uva
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Udawalawe National ParkUdawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area and was established on 30 June 1972. Before the designation of the national park, the area was used for shifting cultivation (chena farming). The farmers were gradually removed once the national park was declared. The park is 165 kilometres (103 mi) from Colombo. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country.Show on map
Gal Oya National ParkGal Oya National Park in Sri Lanka was established in 1954 and serves as the main catchment area for Senanayake Samudraya, the largest reservoir in Sri Lanka. Senanayake Samudraya was built under the Gal Oya development project by damming the Gal Oya at Inginiyagala in 1950. An important feature of the Gal Oya National Park is its elephant herd that can be seen throughout the year. Three important herbs of the Ayurveda medicine, triphala: Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica and Emblica officinalis are amongst the notable flora of the forest. From 1954 to 1965 the park was administrated by the Gal Oya Development Board until the Department of Wildlife Conservation took over administration. The national park is situated 314 km from Colombo.Show on map
NamunakuliNamunukula is the name of a mountain range in Sri Lanka's province of Uva. Its main peak is 2,035 metres (6,676.5 ft) high. The name means \"Nine Peaks\". It also the name of a town near it which is sometimes called Namunukula Town (6° 52' N 81° 7' E).Show on map