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Basic information about Western
The Western Province (Sinhalese: බස්නාහිර පළාත Basnahira Palata; Tamil: மேல் மாகாணம் Mael 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 province is the most densely populated province in the country and is home to the legislative capital Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte as well to Colombo, the nation's administrative and business center.
Cities, towns & villages in Western
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ColomboColombo (Sinhala: කොළඹ, pronounced [ˈkəlɐmbɞ]; Tamil: is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka. According to the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan area has a population of 5.6 million, and 752,993 in the city proper. It is the financial centre of the island and a popular tourist destination. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the legislative capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is often referred to as the capital since Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is within the urban area of, and a satellite city of, Colombo. It is also the administrative capital of Western Province, Sri Lanka and the district capital of Colombo District. Colombo is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings an Show Colomboon the map
NawalaNawala is a Suburb of Colombo near Rajagiriya, within the Kotte municipality in the western province of Sri Lanka. An up-market residential area, Nawala lies between the Commercial Capital Colombo and the Administrative Capital of Kotte. It is considered to be a part of Rajagiriya and is bordered by Nugegoda to the South and Narahenpita to the West. It comprises two wards of the Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte Municipal Council area: Show Nawalaon the map
YakkalaYakkala is a township located on Colombo-Kandy Highway (A1), 30 km away from Colombo, Sri Lanka. It forms part of Gampaha Municipal Council and belongs to Gampaha District, Western Province. Its elevation is 30m above MSL. Distances from Yakkala to main cities are; 30 km to Colombo(A1), 86 km to Kandy(A1), 4.5 km to Gampaha(A33) and 13 km to Radawana(B479). Some of the main bus routes running through Yakkala are; Main attractions around Yakkala include ancient Buddhist cave temples of Warana, Pilikuththuwa, Uruwala and Maligathenna. Show Yakkalaon the map
WattalaWattala is a large suburb of Colombo city, in Western Province, Sri Lanka, a little distance from Colombo city centre. This suburb is situated on A3 highway from Colombo to Negombo. Around Wattala, there are many villages and towns. This area also produces many migrant workers. Almost all families produce one or more persons who go abroad for employment. The migrant workers also bring back income and therefore have an influence in creating new trends in the society. Show Wattalaon the map
MalwanaMalwana is a town of 36,050 (estimate as of 2011) inhabitants in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is situated on the banks of the Kelani River, 14 km north-west of Colombo. It is part of the Gampaha District and Biyagama electoral division. Recognised all over Sri Lanka for the exotic Rambutan fruit that grows in the area, Malwana forms part of the Biyagama free-trade zone, where government incentives has drawn investors from around the world into manufacturing ventures involving clothing and light industry.Malwana Muslim area exist with several sub-areas as well as Raxapana, Vidanagoda, Malwana- Town, Daluggala, Thottam, Pallam,Kandawatta, Burulapitiya, Rajamalwatta, Malwatta, Walgama, Ulahitiwala, Pelangahawatta, Paaluwatta, Yatihena and other areas Yabaraluwa, Mapitigama, Barukanda Show Malwanaon the map
BeruwalaBeruwala is a town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. The name Beruwala is derived from the Sinhalese word for the place where the sail is lowered. It marks the spot for the first Muslim settlement on the island, established by Arab traders around the 8th century AD. A large population of Sri Lankan Moors, many of them gem merchants, still live in the town—particularly in the \"China Fort\". Msjid-ul-Abrar, a landmark of Beruwala and Sri Lanka's oldest mosque, was built by Arab traders on a rocky peninsula overlooking the town. Show Beruwalaon the map
PiliyandalaPiliyanadala is a suburb of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka, which is situated approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Colombo. It is one of the relatively more populated suburbs located in the Colombo District of the Western Province, Sri Lanka and it is surrounded by the suburbs of Moratuwa, Kesbawa, Maharagama, Pannipitiya, Bandaragama and Kahathuduwa. Piliyandala has a thriving market in the town centre (next to the clock tower) and the Kesbewa Urban Council is also located in Piliyandala. Show Piliyandalaon the map
RagamaRagama is a suburb of Colombo city, located in the Western Province, Sri Lanka. Ragama is easily accessible from the Colombo - Negombo main road and is about 5 km (3.1 mi) from Mahabage junction.It belongs to the Ja-Ela Pradeshiya Sabha. This is a well known town due to one major Railway junction where the main line and the Puttalam line meet. The town is also known for the Sri Lanka Army's rehabilitation centre Rana Viru Sevana. Colombo North General Hospital is also located at Ragama and is famous as having one of the most advanced Diagnostic Departments in Sri Lanka. It also boasts the country's only Liver Transplant Unit. Sri Lanka's second motorway flyover is built over the main railway line right at the town centre. Show Ragamaon the map
NegomboNegombo (Sinhala: මීගමුව [ˈmiːɡamuʋə]; Tamil: [nir koɭumbu]) is a major city in Sri Lanka, on the west coast of the island and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon, in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is the largest city in Gampaha District and also the largest city in Sri Lanka, outside the Colombo District (List of cities in Sri Lanka). Negombo is also the administrative capital of the Negombo Division. It is one of the major commercial hubs in Sri Lanka with about 128,000 inhabitants within city limits. Show Negomboon the map
WagaWaga is an isolated small town in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Administrated by Seethawaka Pradeshiya Sabha (Divisional Council), it is part of the Padukka Divisional Secretary's Division. The town can be reached on road from Colombo via A4 (Colombo - Rathnapura) road, turning off at either Meepe near Padukka or at Kaluaggala near Hanwella. The Waga station of the Kelani Valley Railway Line is also situated in Kahahena junction of the town. The Labugama and Kalatuwawa reservoirs, which supply water to the Colombo city and the forest reserves of Labugama and Udagama are also situated nearby. Ranmudda waterfall is one of the visitors attraction in this area. By using Kelani Valley train Avissawella Line anyone can reach this town. This town has Railway station and bus station next to each ot Show Wagaon the map
MabodaleMabodale is a village in Gampaha District of Sri Lanka, with lush green surroundings. It is situated approximately 12 km away from the City of Gampaha, 15 km from the City of Negombo and also in close proximity to suburban areas of Divulapitiya, Minuwangoda and Veyangoda. Mabodale is about 20 square km in extent and has a population of approx. \"5000\". Sinhalese is the mother tongue of the villagers but English is understood by many. Paddy and betel cultivation had been the main source of income for many families for decades. However with the rapid industrialization in Sri Lanka, the younger generation has moved to other options like working in nearby industrial zones or in the capital Colombo as executives or office staff. Show Mabodaleon the map
Slave IslandSlave Island is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka located directly south of the Fort area of Colombo. The name Slave Island was given during the period of British occupation and administration, and refers to the situation under Portuguese and Dutch administration when slaves were held there, most of them from Africa. Most of the slaves later returned to Africa. However, a very small group of African descendants are scattered throughout Sri Lanka and are collectively known as Sri Lankan Kaffirs. The suburb contains Beira Lake, a large lake and its esplanade is visited by many for recreation. Slave Island is mostly a commercial area with hotels and shopping centres. Show Slave Islandon the map
Cinnamon GardensCinnamon Gardens වත්ත) is a neighbourhood of Colombo, Sri Lanka located 3 kilometers south-east from Colombo's centre. Cinnamon Gardens is named from the former cinnamon plantation in this area. In the year 1789, there were 289 acres (1.17 km2) of cinnamon trees in the gardens. At present Cinnamon Gardens is the location of the Prime Minister's Office, Independence Hall, Colombo Town Hall and National Museum as well as numerous foreign embassies and high commissions, located down streets lined with fine trees and mansions that are home to the country’s elite. Show Cinnamon Gardenson the map
GampahaGampaha (Sinhala: ගම්පහ [ˈgamːpaha]; Tamil: கம்பஹா [gam ɭpaha]) is a large town in Gampaha District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is situated to the north-east of the capital Colombo. It is the sixth largest urban area in Western Province, after Colombo, Negombo, Kalutara, Panadura and Avissawella. Gampaha is also the second largest urban centre in Gampaha district, after Negombo. According to the facts of central index prepared by urban development authority (UDA), Gampaha develops around 95% although the population is less than in Negombo. Gampaha has a land area of 25.8 hectares and is home to the offices of 75 government institutions. Show Gampahaon the map
KatunayakaKatunayake in Sinhala, in Tamil), is a suburb of Negombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is the site of Bandaranaike International Airport or Colombo Airport, the primary international air gateway to Sri Lanka. With the change of government in 1977 and the introduction of the open economy policy a large area was allocated to create a free trade zone (currently known as the Export Promotion Zone). This created a large amount of job opportunities for the local youth and has contributed substantially towards the country's economy. Show Katunayakaon the map
IngiriyaIngiriya is a town in Kalutara District of Western Province . It is situated near the border of Western Province and Sabaragamuwa Province and it is a junction which connects Rathnapura-Panadura Road and Roads. All the Nationalities representing Sinhalese 89.5%, Tamils 9.5%, and others 1% live in the town.In 2001, the city Ingiriya had a population of 45,726, and in 2012, it has increased to 53,645. The area is approximately 9204 hectares. There are about 13,801 families living here. This consisted of Buddhist 89.4%, Hindus 10%, Christians 1.6% and others 0.1%. Show Ingiriyaon the map
MoratuwaMoratuwa is a large suburb of Colombo city, on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, near Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. It is situated on the Galle–Colombo (Galle road) main highway, 18 km south of Colombo city centre. Moratuwa is surrounded on three sides by water, except in the north of the city, by the Indian Ocean on the west, the Bolgoda lake on the east and the Moratu river on the south. According to the 2012 census, the suburb had a population of 168,280. Show Moratuwaon the map
KalawanaKalawana is a village in Gampaha District of Sri Lanka, with lush green surroundings. It is situated approximately 12 km away from the City of Gampaha, 17 km from the City of Negombo and also in close proximity to suburban areas of Minuwangoda. Sinhalese is the mother tongue of the villagers but English is understood by many. Paddy and betel cultivation had been the main source of income for many families for decades. However, with the rapid industrialization in Sri Lanka, the younger generation has moved to other options like working in nearby industrial zones or in the capital Colombo as executives or office staff. Show Kalawanaon the map
DunagahaDunagaha is a village in Gampaha District of Sri Lanka, with lush green surroundings. It is situated approximately 14 km (8.7 mi) away from Gampaha, 15 km (9.3 mi) from Negombo and in close proximity to suburban areas of Minuwangoda. Show Dunagahaon the map
Dehiwala-Mount LaviniaDehiwala-Mount Lavinia (Sinhalese: Dehiwala-Galkissa, Tamil: population 245,974 (2012) is the second largest municipality of Sri Lanka after capital Colombo (List of cities in Sri Lanka). It is situated immediately south of the Colombo Municipality. It is a combination of certain key urban suburbs and communities combined for administrative purposes. It is home to Sri Lanka's National Zoological Gardens, which remains one of Asia's largest. Dehiwala and Mount Lavinia lie along the Galle Road artery, which runs along the coast to the south of the country. Show Dehiwala-Mount Laviniaon the map
GanemullaFounded during the British era, Ganemulla ) is a midsize town situated in the Gampaha District of Sri Lanka. Ganemulla is about 9 km (5.6 mi) from Kadawatha on the Colombo-Kandy road. The nearest city to Ganemulla is Gampaha, which is about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away. Ganemulla is surrounded by the towns of Kadawatha, Gampaha, Ja-Ela and Kandana. The population in Ganemulla now more than 6,000 and increasing.The majority of the population are Sinhala Buddhist, with a small Catholic minority. The Sri Lanka Army Commando Regiment is located in Ganemulla. Show Ganemullaon the map
BaduraliyaBaduraliya is a town in the Kalutara District in Sri Lanka. It is approximately 82 km from Colombo and 58 km from Rathnapura. Baduraliya was named after a rally against taxes. \"Badu\" in Sinhala means taxes and “raliya” means a rally. Baduraliya is surrounded by tea plantations and rubber estates, and it is at an altitude of 27 meters above sea level. Baduraliya is the capital of a Division, with its secretariat called Palinda Nuwara. The division is known as Palinda Nuwara as it was the capital of King Veediya Bandara, who rebelled against the Portuguese in the 16th century. Show Baduraliyaon the map
FortFort is the central business district of Colombo in Sri Lanka. It is the financial district of Colombo and the location of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the World Trade Centre of Colombo from which the CSE operates. It is also the location of the Bank of Ceylon headquarters. Along the foreshore of the Fort area is the Galle Face Green Promenade, built in 1859 under the governance of Sir Henry George Ward, the Governor of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) during British colonial administration. Fort is also home to the General Post Office, hotels, government departments and offices. Show Forton the map
MaharagamaMaharagama is a large suburb of Colombo city in Colombo District, Sri Lanka on the High-Level (A4) Road about 15 km from the centre of the commercial capital. It developed rapidly in the 1980s as a dormitory suburb. Governed by the Maharagama Urban Council, the town possesses facilities like supermarkets, department stores, clothing, food and severages shops to fulfill the needs of citizens. There are number of bus routes passing the area and starting from the suburb that connect Maharagama to all the suburbs. There's a depot of the Sri Lanka Transport Board in Maharagama. Show Maharagamaon the map
Meda WadduwaWadduwa is a neighbourhood of Panadura, Sri Lanka.It situated in the western coast of Sri Lanka about 33 km south of Colombo. It spans from within the 30.5 to 36.5 km area along the Galle Road and sideways 4.5 km for the land side and around 1 km for the seaside too. It is also famous for its rich cultivation of coconut palms and as a major producer of toddy and vinegar. There are few historical places in the area such as ancient Buddhist temples. Wadduwa is popular for the products made from coconut fibre such as brooms,carpets etc.Wadduwa is governed by Panadura pradeshiya Saba. Show Meda Wadduwaon the map
KollupitiyaKollupitiya is a major neighbourhood of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The name Kollupitiya comes from the name of a chief from Kandy who had unsuccessfully attempted to dethrone the last king of Kandy. During the period of British and Dutch administration, a brewery had commenced in Kollupitiya which converted coconut treacle into liquor. 1. \n* REDIRECT Nowadays, the suburb is mostly a commercial area containing fashionable high-end shopping malls. Some foreign embassies are located in Kollupitiya. Maha Nuge Gardens is also a prominent private laneway in Kollupitiya. Show Kollupitiyaon the map
MinuwangodaMinuwangoda is a town, governed by an Urban Council, situated near Negombo, in the Gampaha District, Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of Negombo and 35 kilometres (22 mi) north east of Colombo. It is an important junction town, connecting the Negombo to Kandy road (via Nittambuwa) with the A1/A6 main road from Colombo to Kurunegala. The main bus route 5 from Colombo to Kurunegala passes through the town. The town is also situated near the Bandaranaike International Airport, on the way to Negombo. Show Minuwangodaon the map
MaradanaMaradana is a suburb of Colombo city, Sri Lanka. Maradana is the site of Maradana Railway Station, one of the primary railway hubs in the country, serving intercity rail and commuter rail. Maradana also has many railway yards and running sheds. A Technical College, many National Schools and business institutions are also located in the area. A statue of Colonel Henry Steel Olcott, the founder of the Theosophical Society and the first well-known person of European ancestry to make a formal conversion to Buddhism is located in Maradana. Show Maradanaon the map
PettahPettah is a neighborhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located east of the City centre Fort. The Pettah neighborhood is famous for the Pettah Market, a series of open air bazaars and markets. It is Sri Lanka's most busiest commercial area, where most of the shops, textiles, buildings and many other business organizations are centered. Pettah is derived from the Tamil word, Pettai, an Anglo-Indian word used to indicate a suburb outside a fort. Today, the Sinhalese phrase, pita-kotuwa (outside the fort) conveniently describes the same place. Show Pettahon the map
HandapangodaHandapangoda is a town in Kalutara District, in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is on the road from Ingiriya to Colombo. It is located 45 km away from Colombo and 15 km away from Horana and 7 km from Ingiriya.The town is administered by an Horana Pradeshiya Saba Council. Handapangoda is the sub-town of the Horana election division as well as Ingiriya Sectoral Division. Dharmashoka College is located close to the Handapangoda town. There is a stream or river, Mawak Ela, about 2.5 km away. Main Cities near by the Handapanoda Show Handapangodaon the map
DewalapolaDewalapola is a small rural area in Minuwangoda Divisional Secreteriate of Gampaha District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is situated on the 245/1 Nittambuwa - Katunayake / Airport bus route between Veyangoda and Minuwangoda. The major landuses in the area are rubber, coconut, MHG, rice and pineapples. Dewalapola is the home of Sri Sudarshanarama Purana Viharaya, Minu / Ananda Maha Vidyalaya (AMV), a public library, a post office and an Ayurvedic Center of the Department Of Ayurveda, Ministry Of Indigenous Medicine. Show Dewalapolaon the map
SeeduwaSeeduwa (Sinhala: සීදුව [sīduva]; Tamil: சீதுவை [Cītuvai]) is a suburb of Negombo city, in Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is located on the A03 road between Colombo and Negombo. It is approximately 21 km (13 mi) north of Colombo. It is situated south to Katunayake, north to Ja-Ela, west to Raddoluwa and west to Negombo Lagoon. Seeduwa has a land area of 21.8 km2 (8.4 sq mi) In 2012 Seeduwa had a population of 61,228, with the majority of people either Roman Catholics, Methodists or Buddhists. Show Seeduwaon the map
Mahara PrisonThe Mahara Prison is a maximum security prison, and is one of the largest prisons in Sri Lanka. Situated in the old city of Mahara in the Western Province, it was built in 1875 by the British colonial government to ease the congestion at the Slave Island prison. It was used to house the prisoners employed in crushing stones at the Mahara quarry. Since its establishment, it has had a police post attached to it. The prison is administrated by the Department of Prisons. Show Mahara Prisonon the map
Battaramulla SouthBattaramulla is a suburb of the city of Colombo, situated 5.2 miles from the City Centre at Colombo Fort, near the Parliament of Sri Lanka. It is one of the fastest developing administrative, commercial and residential areas in the Colombo District being home to the country's elite. By present Battaramulla has been an important town in Sri Lanka, because of the Sri Lanka government decided to locate all the government department head offices in this town. Show Battaramulla Southon the map
MirigamaMirigama (also spelled Meerigama) is a town in Gampaha District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is located 57 km from Colombo, and 34 km from Negombo. Mirigama has direct rail and highway connections to many cities in the country. Mirigama is the hometown of Sri Lanka's first Prime Minister D.S. Senanayake . The first stage of the E04 Expressway (Kadawatha to Kandy) is currently being constructed from Kadawatha to Mirigama. Show Mirigamaon the map
AluthgamaAluthgama is a coastal town in Kalutara District in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is approximately 63.5 kilometres (39.5 mi) south of Colombo and 68 kilometres (42 mi) north of Galle. Aluthgama is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota Ganga (River) mouth. It contains a large Muslim population. The main income is from tourism and banking. It is the birthplace of the celebrated singer and composer Nanda Malini. Show Aluthgamaon the map
KerawalapitiyaKerewalapitiya is a large suburb of Wattala, which acts an interchange to connect the Airport Expressway and the OCE-Expressway. Kerawalpitiya has opened an icon for Sri-Lanka's largest privately owned power station, the Yugadanavi Power Station, and the beach resorts are attested in provision to satisfy the creation to the Airport Expressway and the reclamation of the old Dutch Canal. Show Kerawalapitiyaon the map
NarahenpitaNarahenpita is a municipal ward of Colombo city, Sri Lanka. Located at the South-Eastern corner and served by the Kelani Valley Railway Line, many government institutions including the National Blood Bank, the Survey Department, the Labor Ministry and several departments of the Health Ministry are situated in the area as well as several major private hospitals in the country. Show Narahenpitaon the map
DalugamaDalugama is a suburb of Colombo city, situated North-East of the Colombo city centre fort, the capital of Sri Lanka. It is a fast developing administrative, commercial and residential area in the Colombo District. According to the 2010 Department of Census and Statistics estimate, it is a populous suburb of Colombo city, with an average population of 74,428. Show Dalugamaon the map
Havelock TownHavelock Town is a neighbourhood of Colombo, Sri Lanka, part of an area zoned as Colombo 5. It is located approximately 6 kilometres south of Fort, the central business district of Colombo. Havelock City, a mixed-used development in Havelock Town is to be the largest property development in Sri Lanka incorporating residential and commercial facilities. Show Havelock Townon the map
PadukkaPadukka is a town in the district of Colombo in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It has a population of roughly 8,000. Elevation 44feet. Padukka, which is part of the Avissawella electorate is situated 33 kilometers east of Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, and on the bank of Pusweli Oya on a high ground surrounded by marshland. Show Padukkaon the map
Horana SouthHorana is a town in Kalutara District, in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is on the road from Panadura to Ratnapura. It is located in 42 km (26 mi) away from Colombo and 18 km (11 mi) away from Panadura. The town is administered by an Urban Council. Horana is the home town of former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ratnasiri Wickremanayake. Show Horana Southon the map
MaligawattaMaligawatta is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Maligawatta is located approximately 3 kilometres north-east from the centre of Colombo, Colombo Fort. The name Maligawatta is from the Sinhalese language which translates into 'Garden of the palace'. The R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium is located in this area on Khettarama Road. Show Maligawattaon the map
Boralesgamuwa SouthBoralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka. It on the Colombo-Horana Road about 14 km from commercial capital Colombo. The Boralesgamuwa junction used to be known as Nagass Handiya. One of Sri Lanka's largest kaolin deposits is in Boralesgamuwa. The Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya is very close to the Boralesgamuwa town. Post code of Boralesgamuwa is 10290. Show Boralesgamuwa Southon the map
NugegodaNugegoda is a large, densely populated suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is in the border of Sri Jayawardenapura Municipal Council Limits and Dehiwela Mt. Lavinia Municipal Council Limits, just outside Colombo City Limits. Central Nugegoda is a collection of densely packed shops and mixed residential areas. Show Nugegodaon the map
BambalapitiyaBambalapitiya is a neighbourhood of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The area, numbered Colombo 4, spans about one and a half kilometres of the Galle Road in Colombo. The west of the suburb is bordered by the Indian Ocean, to the east it borders Havelock Town , to north lies Kollupitiya and to the south is Wellawatte. Show Bambalapitiyaon the map
KandanaKandana is a suburb of Colombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka, 19 km north of the Colombo city centre fort. Due to the proximity to Colombo Negombo as well as the Bandaranaike International Airport, Kandana is a popular residential Area.The neighboring suburbs are Ja-Ela, Ragama and Wattala. Show Kandanaon the map
PanaduraPanadura (Sinhala: පානදුර, Tamil: is a large town and populated town in Kalutara District, Western Province in Sri Lanka. It is located approximately 27 km south of the capital Colombo and is surrounded on all sides by water; the Indian ocean, the Bolgoda lake and river. Panadura known as revival town of Buddhism. The town is governed by an Urban Council. Show Panaduraon the map
KohuwalaKohuwala is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka and is situated where the Colombo Piliyandala Road crosses Nugegoda Dehiwala Road. Hence it is connected to Nugegoda, Dehiwala and /Pamankada/Colombo and Kohuwala is very close to Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila. Kohuwala is inside the administration boundary of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council. Show Kohuwalaon the map
AvissawellaAvissawella, in Sinhala, in Tamil) is a township in Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council, situated on the A4 route from Colombo to Ratnapura, Colombo District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, approximately 59 km east of capital Colombo. It is also known as Seethawakapura. Show Avissawellaon the map
Kalutara(For other uses, see Kalutara (disambiguation).) Kalutara (Sinhalese: කළුතර, Tamil: or Kalutota is a large town in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is also the administrative capital of Kalutara District. It is located approximately 40 km (25 mi) south of the capital Colombo. Show Kalutaraon the map
MalambeMalabe (මාලඹේ, மாலபே) is a suburb of Colombo in the Colombo District, Sri Lanka. It is situated on the New Kandy Road (Kaduwela Road) about 10 km (6.2 mi) away from the centre of the commercial capital Colombo. This suburb is very important economic center in Colombo city. Show Malambeon the map
KelaniyaKelaniya is a suburb of Colombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is known for the Buddhist temple built on the banks of the Kelani River, which runs through the suburb. It is also a religious center for veneration of the figure Vibhishana. Show Kelaniyaon the map
DalupitiyaDalupitiya is a small village situated in the western part of Sri Lanka. The distance to Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is about 10 miles from Kirimetiyagara. The closest city to Dalupitiya is Kadawatha, which is on the Kandy Road. Show Dalupitiyaon the map
PeliyagodaPeliyagoda is a suburb of Colombo city in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. As of 2001 it had an estimated population of 29,880.The Airport Expressway's entry point and the Toll Plaza starts from the Peliyagoda region of the highway. Show Peliyagodaon the map
MatugamaMatugama (Sinhalese: මතුගම) is a town. It is an electorate of the Kalutara district, in Western Province, Sri Lanka. The town is located 64 km to the south of Colombo. Matugama is also spelled as Mathugama. Show Matugamaon the map
DematagodaDematagoda is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka represented by divisional code 9 (Colombo 09). It is surrounded by the Borella, the Maradana and the Kolonnawa. The Baseline Road passes through the Dematagoda. Show Dematagodaon the map
KotikawattaKotikawatta is a suburb of Colombo city, situated East of the Colombo city centre, the capital of Sri Lanka. It is a fast developing administrative, commercial and residential area in Colombo District. Show Kotikawattaon the map
ModaraModara, also known as Mutwal (anglicised version), is a municipal ward of Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka. The mouth of the river Kelani Ganga also lies nearby. It is part of the postal area Colombo 15. Show Modaraon the map
MutwalModara, also known as Mutwal (anglicised version), is a municipal ward of Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka. The mouth of the river Kelani Ganga also lies nearby. It is part of the postal area Colombo 15. Show Mutwalon the map
MattegodaMattegoda is a town in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is located a short distance south-east of Colombo. It is well known for the housing scheme situated in there.The nearest major town is Kottawa. Show Mattegodaon the map
KahathuduwaKahathuduwa is a small town in the Colombo District of the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is located approximately 28.3 kilometres (17.6 mi) south east of Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. Show Kahathuduwaon the map
HanwellaHanwella is a small town in Sri Lanka, situated about 30 km from Colombo, the commercial capital of the country. Hanwella lies on the Colombo-Ratnapura main road, on the banks of the Kelani River. Show Hanwellaon the map
KirindiwelaKirindiwela is a town in the western province, Sri Lanka of Sri Lanka. It is the main administrative centre for the \"Dompe\" electorate in Gampaha district. Postal code of Kirindiwela is 11730. Show Kirindiwelaon the map
KottawaKottawa ) is a suburb of City of Colombo (the capital city of Sri Lanka) and is administered by the Maharagama Urban Council. It is located 21 km (13 mi) from the centre of Colombo. Show Kottawaon the map
KumarimullaKumarimulla is a village close to Pugoda town western Sri Lanka. Kumarimulla is located at 6°58′N 80°07′E / 6.967°N 80.117°E (6.9667 80.1167). It lies 14 metres (46 ft) above sea level. Show Kumarimullaon the map
NittambuwaNittambuwa is a town, situated in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. The town situated on the Colombo-Kandy highway. It is connected also to Negombo with the highway via Show Nittambuwaon the map
KesbewaKesbewa is a town and Urban Council in Colombo District in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is on the road from Horana to Colombo. The urban council is placed in Piliyandala Town. Show Kesbewaon the map
RajagiriyaRajagiriya is in the current Sri Lankan Capital Sri Jayawardenapura. Fairly a large suburb bordering Colombo. Rajagiriya is between Borella and Ethul Kotte on the Cotta (Kotte) Road. Show Rajagiriyaon the map
PanagodaPanagoda is a town in Western Province, Sri Lanka of Sri Lanka. Its 20 km away from Colombo. Situated there is the Panagoda Cantonment, the largest military base in the country. Show Panagodaon the map
KolonnawaKolonnawa is a suburb of Colombo city, in Colombo District, Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is a very populated suburb. YMBA Kolonnawa * YMBA Kolonnawa, Sri Lanka Show Kolonnawaon the map
DivulapitiyaDivulapitiya (Sinhalese: (Tamil: a big town in Gampaha District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is located about 22 km (14 mi) away from Gampaha city. Show Divulapitiyaon the map
DandugamaDandugama (Sinhalese: දඬුගම) is a village in Sri Lanka. It is own for Ja-Ela polling division at Gampaha District at Western Province, Sri Lanka. Show Dandugamaon the map
PannipitiyaPannipitiya is a suburb of Colombo city. It is an area in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Pannipitiya is subdivided into a number of smaller areas. Show Pannipitiyaon the map
MaharaMahara is an old city in the Gampaha District in the Western Province in Sri Lanka. It is situated along the A 1 highway. Show Maharaon the map
HaltotaHaltota is a city located in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is a legendary city related to the King Raigam Bandara. Show Haltotaon the map
PolgasowitaPolgasowita is a town in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is located a short distance south-east of central Colombo. Show Polgasowitaon the map
Sri Jayewardenepura KotteSri Jayawardenepura Kotte or Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (also known as Kotte) is the official capital of Sri Lanka. Show Sri Jayewardenepura Kotteon the map
NampamunuwaNampamunuwa is a village in the Western Province in Sri Lanka. The nearest town, Piliyandala, is 3.4 km away. Show Nampamunuwaon the map
KoraseKorase is a small village in Minuwangoda Divisional Secretariat of Sri Lanka, with lush green surroundings. Show Koraseon the map
Batuwatta WestBatuwatta is a town situated approximately 4 km from Ganemulla town. It belongs to the Ja-Ela Electorate. Show Batuwatta Weston the map
Welikada EastWelikada is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is the location of the Welikada Maximum Security Prison. Show Welikada Easton the map
AttanagallaAttanagalla is an electorate in Gampaha District, situated in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. Show Attanagallaon the map
MattakkuliyaMattakkuliya is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is part of an area referred to as Colombo 15 Show Mattakkuliyaon the map
LiyanagemullaLiyanagemulla is a town in Sri Lanka lying near the west coast to the south of the city of Negombo. Show Liyanagemullaon the map
BiyagamaBiyagama is an electorate in Gampaha District, situated in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. Show Biyagamaon the map
NiripolaNiripola is a village in Western Province, Sri Lanka with an altitude of 101 metres (331 ft). Show Niripolaon the map
GrandpassGrandpass is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is part of an area known as Colombo 14. Show Grandpasson the map
KotahenaKotahena is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is part of an area known as Colombo 13 Show Kotahenaon the map
BorellaBorella is the largest suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka represented by divisional code 8. Show Borellaon the map
LunawaLunawa is a town in Sri Lanka lying on the coast just south of the capital, Colombo. Show Lunawaon the map
KarawwaKarawwa is a village in the town of Kahawatta in Ratnapura District in Sri Lanka. Show Karawwaon the map
AmbagaspitiyaAmbagaspitiya is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Ambagaspitiyaon the map
KammalteraKammaltera is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Kammalteraon the map
KehelellaKehelella is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Kehelellaon the map
Arukwatta SouthArukwatta is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Arukwatta Southon the map
PananwalaPananwala is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. Show Pananwalaon the map
KitulgodaKithulgoda is village which is situated in Kalutara District of Sri Lanka. Show Kitulgodaon the map
PinwattaPinwatta is a coastal town in Sri Lanka. It lies in Western Province. Show Pinwattaon the map
RatmalanaRatmalana is a suburb in Colombo District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is inside the administration boundary of Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council. Ratmalana Airport is located here. Show Ratmalanaon the map
MawaramandiyaMawaramandiya is a small city in the Gampaha District of Sri Lanka. Show Mawaramandiyaon the map
SinharamollaSingharamulla is a town located in Western Province, Sri Lanka. Show Sinharamollaon the map
DanowitaDanowita is a settlement in the western province of Sri Lanka. Show Danowitaon the map
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States, regions, administrative units in Western
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Homagama DivisionHomagama is a town in Colombo District, Western Province of Sri Lanka, 24 km from the city of Colombo. The Homagama pradeshiya sabha consists of the Homagama divisional secretariat division and 10 GN division of Padukka DS division. The total Land area is about is 137 km² of 90 GN division. The Pradeshiya sabha was established under act No 15 of 1987. Homagama is the largest population pradeshiya sabha in Sri Lanka. It is home to many important places like the Panagoda Military Base, Army Headquarters, Upali Newspapers,Mahinda Rajapaksa College Homagama, Homagama Maha Vidyalaya, Central College, Presidents's College, St. Michael's College, Ceylon Biscuits Limited ,Duminda Motors International, Laxapana Battery Company, ELID, Midaya Ceramic Co. (Pvt) Ltd.Show on map
Western ProvinceThe Western Province (Sinhalese: පළාත Basnahira Palata; Tamil: மேல் Mael 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 province is the most densely populated province in the country and is home to the legislative capital Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte as well to Colombo, the nation's administrative and business center.Show on map
Gampaha DistrictGampaha District (Sinhalese: ගම්පහ gampaha distrikkaya, Tamil: கம்பஹா Kampahā Māvaṭṭam) is one of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country. It is the second most populous district of Sri Lanka after Colombo District. 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. The capital of the district is the town of Gampaha. Negombo is the largest city of this district.(List of cities in Sri Lanka) The district was carved out of the northern part of Colombo District in September 1978.Show on map
Colombo DistrictColombo District (Sinhalese: කොළඹ kol̠am̆ba distrikkaya; Tamil: Koḻumpu Māvaṭṭam) is one of the 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. The capital of the district is the city of Colombo.Show on map
Kalutara DistrictKalutara District (Sinhalese: කඵතර Tamil: Kaḷuttuṟai Māvaṭṭam) is one of the 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. The capital of the district is the town of Kalutara.Show on map
Attanagalla DivisionAttanagalla Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.The duties possessed by \" Rate Mahattaya \" have been entrusted with Divisional Revenues Officers in 1950 In forming Divisional Assistant Government Agent Attanagalla has become a Divisional Secretariat in 1972 which covers Attanagalla Electorate.Show on map
Ja-Ela DivisionJa-Ela is a suburb of Colombo, located approximately 20 km (12 mi) north of the Colombo city centre. Ja-Ela lies on the A3 road which overlaps with the E03 Colombo – Katunayake Expressway at the Ja-Ela Junction.Show on map
Pannala DivisionPannala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kurunegala District, of North Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Divulapitiya DivisionDivulapitiya Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Bandaragama DivisionBandaragama Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Minuwangoda DivisionMinuwangoda Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Agalawatta DivisionAgalawatta Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Millaniya DivisionMillaniya Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Dodangoda DivisionDodangoda Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Panadura DivisionPanadura Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kalutara DivisionKalutara Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Beruwala DivisionBeruwala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kolonnawa DivisionKolonnawa Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Colombo District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Ingiriya DivisionIngiriya Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Biyagama DivisionBiyagama Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kaduwela DivisionKaduwela Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Colombo District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.This divisional Secretariat also encompasses the area of the Kaduwela polling division.Show on map
Moratuwa DivisionMoratuwa Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Colombo District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Kesbewa DivisionKesbewa Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Colombo District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Colombo DivisionColombo Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Colombo District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Wattala DivisionWattala Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Gampaha DivisionGampaha Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Horana DivisionHorana Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kalutara District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Katana DivisionKatana Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Mahara DivisionMahara Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Negombo DivisionNegombo Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Western Province, Sri Lanka.Show on map
Different buildings in Western
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KandawalaKandawala was the home of General Sir John Lionel Kotelawala CH KBE LLD (4 April 1897 - 2 October 1980) was a Sri Lankan politician, most notable for serving as Prime Minister of Ceylon from 1953 to 1956. The house is located in a 48-acre (190,000 m2) estate that includes a lake known as Kandawala lake. During World War II, the house was used as the station headquarters and officers mess for the RAF based at the Ratmalana Airport.Show on map
Bandaranayake International Air PortBandaranaike International Airport (also known as Colombo International Airport and Katunayake International Airport) (IATA: CMB, ICAO: VCBI) is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. It is named after former Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike and is located in a suburb of Negombo, 22 miles (35 km) north of the capital Colombo. It is administered by Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd and serves as the hub of SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, and Mihin Lanka, the country's low-cost carrier.Show on map
Katukurunda AirportKatukurunda Airport (Sinhalese: IATA: KTY, ICAO: VCCN) is a domestic airport located near the town of Kalutara in Sri Lanka. It is also a military airbase known as Sri Lanka Air Force Katukurunda or SLAF Katukurunda. The facility is located 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km) southeast of the town of Kalutara. It resides at an elevation of 3 metres (10 ft) and has one runway designated 11/29 with a bitumen surface measuring 1,006 by 46 metres (3,301 ft × 151 ft).Show on map
Anula VidyalayaAnula Vidyalaya, Colombo is a Buddhist school in Sri Lanka, established in 1941 by Dr. E. W. Adikaram with 38 students and five teachers. The school now has a student body of over 5,000 girls. The Principal and the staff guide the pupils on the Buddhist principles of non-violence, self-discipline. The objective of the founder and the vision of the school is to maneuver the children into \"Perfect Ladies\" in every aspect.Show on map
Isipathana VidyalayaIsipathana College (Initially Greenlands College) is a National school located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Founded in January 1952, the college's initial name was Isipathana Maha Vidalaya, but now it is usually referred to simply as \"Isipathana\" in Sri Lanka. It is considered to be the one of the leading national schools in Sri Lanka; The government has ranked it as the 5th best government school in the country.Show on map
Kelanitissa Power StationThe Kelanitissa Power Station is a power generation complex consisting of two separately owned facilities, located on the south bank of the Kelani River in the northern part of the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The entire power facility is capable of producing a total of 550 MW of power at a given time, a significant amount when compared to the total installed capacity of nearly 3,932 MW in the year 2014.Show on map
Fort StationFort Railway Station is a major rail hub in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The station is served by Sri Lanka Railways, with many inter-city and commuter trains entering each day. Fort Station is the main rail gateway to central Colombo; it is the terminus of most intercity trains in the country.Show on map
Sugathadasa StadiumSugathadasa Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletic tournaments. The stadium holds 28,000 - 35,000 people and has an on-site hotel.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Western
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Colombo HarbourThe Port of Colombo (known as Port of Kolomtota during the early 14th Century Kotte Kingdom) is the largest and busiest port in Sri Lanka as well as in South Asia. Located in Colombo, on the southwestern shores on the Kelani River, it serves as an important terminal in Asia due to its strategic location in the Indian Ocean. During the 1980s, the port underwent rapid modernization with the installation of Cranes, Gantries and other modern-day terminal requirements. Currently with a capacity of 4.1 million TEUs and a dredged depth of over 15 m (49 ft), the Colombo Harbour is one of the busiest ports in the world, and ranks among the top 35 ports. It is also one of the biggest artificial harbours in the world handling most of the country's foreign trade. It has an annual cargo tonnage of 30.9Show on map
Pusweli OyaPusweli Oya is a major tributary of Kelani Ganga river in Sri Lanka. Starting from the hills in Puswelihena in Horana Division of Kalutara District, it flows northwards through a low lying flat land (6–10 meters above sea level) converted into rice fields, which ultimately becomes the stream's flood plain during rainy seasons. On its way, the stream is joined by the Ma Dola starting from the hills of Madoluwawa and Kurugala, the Angomuwa Oya starting from Angomuwa and Miriyagal Kanda and the Arukwathu Oya starting from Udagama Kanda (1492 feet above sea level). The stream flows for 16 km down its valley before joining the Kelani Ganga near Hanwella. The lowest part of its valley is mostly covered by a large marshland known as Barawa marshland, where there are river loops and islets on its@en .Show on map
Beira LakeBeira Lake is a lake in the center of the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many large businesses in the city. It occupied approximately 165 hectares of land 100 years ago and has been reduced to mere 65 hectares today due to various reasons. During the colonial era of the Portuguese, and the English the lake was used to transport goods within the city. It still retains its Portuguese name. The lake was originally built before the colonization of the country and connected to many intricate canals providing easy way of transporting goods within the city and suburban cities.Show on map
Negombo LagoonNegombo Lagoon is a large estuarine lagoon in Negombo, south-west Sri Lanka. The lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers and a canal. It is linked to the sea by a narrow channel to the north, near Negombo city. It is surrounded by a densely populated region containing rice paddies, coconut plantations and grassland. The land is used for fishing and agriculture. The lagoon has extensive mangrove swamps and attracts a wide variety of water birds including cormorants, herons, egrets, gulls, terns and other shorebirds. Negombo, Katunayake, Seeduwa are some nearby towns.Show on map
Kalu GangaKalu Ganga (Sinhalese: කළු ගඟ; literally: The Black River) is a river in Sri Lanka. Measuring 129 km (80 mi) in length, the river originates from Adam's Peak and reach the sea at Kalutara. The Black River flows through the Ratnapura and the Kalutara District and pass the city Ratnapura. The mountainous forests in the Central Province and the Sinharaja Forest Reserve are the main sources of water for the river.Show on map
Kelani GangaThe Kelani River (Sinhalese: කැළණි ගඟ) is a 145-kilometre-long (90 mi) river in Sri Lanka. Ranking as the fourth-longest river in the country, it stretches from the Sri Pada Mountain Range to Colombo. It flows through or bordering the Sri Lankan districts of Nuwara Eliya, Ratnapura, Kegalle, Gampaha and Colombo.Show on map