Articles in Sri Lanka ( 926 )

926 Articles of interest in Sri Lanka

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  • Mahamaya Girls' College, Kandy

    Located in the heart of the City of Kandy overlooking the Kandy Lake, Mahamaya Girls’ College is one of Sri Lanka's finest public Buddhist girls' schools. The school is named after Queen Mahamaya, the mother of the Lord Buddha.

  • Kalutara District

    Kalutara District (Sinhalese: කඵතර දිස්ත්‍රික්කය; Tamil: களுத்துறை மாவட்டம் 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…

  • Havelock City

    The Havelock City Project, well known locally for its Asia Pacific Property Awards, is one of the largest and most expensive multi-purpose real-estate development projects in the world, being constructed in the Havelock Town region of Sri Lanka.

  • Hambantota District

    Hambantota District (Tamil: அம்பாந்தோட்டை மாவட்டம் Ampāntōṭṭai māvaṭṭam; Sinhalese: හම්බන්තොට දිස්ත්‍රික්කය hambantoṭa distrikkaya) is a district in Southern Province, Sri Lanka. It is one of 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrativ…

  • Dunhinda Falls

    Dunhinda 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 210 feet (64 m) high gets its name from the smoky dew drops s…

  • Capture of Trincomalee

    The Capture of Trincomalee on 11 January 1782 was the second major engagement between Great Britain and the Dutch East India Company in the East Indies after outbreak of the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War (an offshoot of the American War of Independence). A…

  • Anuradhapura District

    Anuradhapura (Tamil: அனுராதபுரம் மாவட்டம் Aṉurātapuram māvaṭṭam; Sinhalese: අනුරාධපුර දිස්ත්‍රික්කය anūrādhapūra distrikkaya) is a district in North Central Province, Sri Lanka.

  • Nallur (Jaffna)

    Nallur (Tamil: நல்லூர்)(Sinhalese: නල්ලුර් ) is a town in the northern Jaffna District, Sri Lanka. It is located 3 km south from the city centre of Jaffna. Nallur is famous for the Nallur Kandaswamy temple a popular place of worship and respectively…

  • Maliyadeva College

    Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, is a government school established in 1888, by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. It is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools and considered by many to be a leading Buddhist sc…

  • Central Highlands of Sri Lanka

    Central Highlands of Sri Lanka is the newest recognised world Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. On 31 July 2010, the World Heritage Committee holding its 34th session in Brasília inscribed Central Highlands of Sri Lanka and Papahānaumokuākea of Hawaii as …

  • Nilaveli

    Nilaveli (Pronounced Nilaa-Veli, Tamil translation Open-land of the moon-shine) is a coastal resort town located about 16 km North-West of Trincomalee, Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka. It used to be a popular tourist destination, however due to 2004…

  • Matara District

    Matara is a district in Southern Province, Sri Lanka. It is one of 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country.

  • Lovamahapaya

    Lovamahapaya is a building situated between Ruvanveliseya and Sri Mahabodiya in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is also known as the Brazen Palace or Lohaprasadaya because the roof was covered with bronze tiles.

  • Kankesanthurai

    Kankesanthurai or KKS (Tamil: காங்கேசன்துறை), (Sinhalese: කන්කසන්තුරේ) is a town with a harbour, of Jaffna District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka. It is the location of the Sri Lanka Navy naval base, SLNS Uttara. At present the security forces of Sr…

  • Battle of Providien

    The Battle of Providien was the second in a series of naval battles fought between a British fleet under Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes and a French fleet under the Bailli de Suffren near India during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Thurstan College

    Thurstan College is a national school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Situated in the Cinnamon Gardens of Colombo 7 it is in the heart of the educational triangle of Sri Lanka with the University of Colombo and the Royal College Colombo as neighbors.

  • Taprobane Island

    Taprobane Island is a rocky private island with one villa, located just off the southern coast of Sri Lanka opposite the village of Weligama. The island was named after the old Greek word for Sri Lanka. The island was previously owned by (self-title…

  • St. Benedict's College, Colombo

    St. Benedict's College is a Catholic school located in Kotahena area of Colombo, Sri Lanka. This school was founded in 1865 and is managed by De La Salle Brothers. The school is considered as one of the leading schools in Sri Lanka also known as old…

  • Second Battle of Elephant Pass

    The Second Battle of Elephant Pass (codenamed Operation Unceasing Waves III (ஓயாத அலைகள் மூன்று)[1] by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam), was a battle fought in April 2000 for the control of the Sri Lankan military base in Elephant Pass, Jaffna.

  • Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium

    Dambulla International Cricket Stadium (Sinhalese: රංගිරි දඹුලු ජාත්‍යන්තර ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, Tamil: தம்புள்ள இன்டர்நேஷனல் கிரிக்கெட் ஸ்டேடியம்) is a 30,000 seat cricket stadium in Sri Lanka. The Stadium is situated in the Central Province, close to Dambu…

  • Moneragala District

    Moneragala (Sinhalese: මොනරාගල දිස්ත්‍රික්කය, Tamil: மொணராகலை மாவட்டம்) is a district in Uva Province of Sri Lanka.

  • Diyaluma Falls

    Diyaluma water falls' is 220m high and the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 361st highest waterfall in the world. It is situated 6 km away from Koslanda in Badulla District on Colombo-Badulla highway.

  • Wattala

    Wattala 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.

  • Upper Kotmale Dam

    The Upper Kotmale Dam (also known as the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project, or UKHP) is located in Talawakele, within the Nuwara Eliya District, in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

  • Jaffna Airport

    Jaffna Airport (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் விமான நிலையம், Sinhalese: යාපනය ගුවන්තොටුපළ) (IATA: JAF, ICAO: VCCJ) is an air force base and domestic airport in Palaly in northern Sri Lanka. Located approximately 16 km (9.9 mi) north of the city of Jaffna, the …

  • Neduntheevu

    Neduntheevu or Neduntivu (Tamil: நெடுந்தீவு, Sinhalese: ඩෙල්ෆ්ට්) (also known by its Dutch name Delft) is an island in the Palk Strait, northern Sri Lanka. This island is named as Delft in the Admiralty Chart unlike the other islands in the area whi…

  • Mahiyangana

    Mahiyanganaya is a town situated close to the Mahaweli River in Badulla District, Uva Province of Sri Lanka. It is said that Gautama Buddha visited Mahiyanganaya on the full moon Poya day of January in order to settle a dispute arose between Yakkas …

  • Jaffna Hindu College

    Jaffna Hindu College (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் இந்துக் கல்லூரி Yāḻppāṇam Intuk Kallūri, JHC) is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.