Articles in Sri Lanka ( 926 )

926 Articles of interest in Sri Lanka

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  • Akkaraipattu

    Akkaraipattu (Tamil: அக்கரைப்பற்று, Sinhala: අක්කරෙයිපත්තුව) is a town in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka. It is along the eastern coast of the island.

  • Wellawatte

    Wellawatte, a neighbourhood of Colombo, lies immediately south of Bambalapitiya and is classified as zone 6 within the Colombo Municipal region. The town begins at the old Dutch canal just before the Savoy Cinema and extends all the way south to the…

  • Tissamaharama

    Tissamaharama (Sinhala තිස්සමහාරාමය [ˈtissəmaˌhaːˈraːməyə]) is a town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka.

  • Devi Balika Vidyalaya

    Devi Balika Vidyalaya is a public national girls’ school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Girls are admitted at level of grade six, on the results of an island-wide scholarship examination.

  • Dambadeniya

    Dambadeniya is a ruined ancient city situated in the North Western Province (Wayamba), Sri Lanka on the Kurunegala - Negombo road. It served as the capital of Sri Lanka in the mid 13th century. Much of Dambadeniya still lies buried on a huge fortifi…

  • Avissawella

    Avissawella, (අවිස්සාවේල්ල in Sinhala) is a big town in Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council, situated on the A4 route from Colombo to Ratnapura, Colombo District, Western Province, Sri Lanka, approximately 59km east of capital Colombo.

  • 2008–09 Battle of Kilinochchi

    The Battle of Kilinochchi was a land battle fought between the Sri Lankan Military and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for the control of the town of Kilinochchi in the Northern Theater of Eelam War IV during the Sri Lankan civil war bet…

  • Saddam Hussein Nagar, Sri Lanka

    Saddam Hussein Town (Tamil: சதாம் உசேன் நகர்) is the name of a village exclusively inhabited by local Muslims in the Batticaloa district of Sri Lanka. It is named after Saddam Hussein, former President of Iraq, who donated all the funds required to …

  • Ramboda Falls

    Ramboda Falls is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Pussellawa area, on the A5 highway at Ramboda Pass. It formed by Panna Oya which is a tributary of Kothmale Oya.

  • Meemure

    Meemure is a village in Sri Lanka with a population of about 400. It is located near the border between Kandy District and Matale District in the Knuckles Mountain Range. Meemure is one of the most remote villages in Sri Lanka with the only access v…

  • Mawanella

    Mawanella 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.

  • Lanka Hospitals

    Lanka Hospitals, (CSE: LHCL.N0000) formerly known as Apollo Hospitals Colombo is a multi-specialty tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka and is one of the largest private hospitals in the country. It is situated on Elvitigala Mawatha, also known as Ba…

  • Jaffna Central College

    Jaffna Central College (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் மத்திய கல்லூரி Yāḻppāṇam Mattiya Kallūri, JCC) is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • Devon Falls

    Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantation is situated nearby the falls. The Waterfall is 9…

  • Bambalapitiya

    Bambalapitiya 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.

  • Balapitiya

    Balapitiya is a coastal town, in south west Sri Lanka. It is located in the Southern Province in Sri Lanka. Situated 80 km (50 mi) south of Colombo, about a two-hour drive from the capital.

  • 2008 Weliveriya bombing

    On April 6, 2008, 15 people were killed by an alleged suicide bomber, who exploded himself at the start of a marathon race which was part of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebration in Weliweriya town, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's national athletics coa…

  • Vembadi Girls’ High School

    Vembadi Girls’ High School (Tamil: வேம்படி மகளிர் உயர்தரப் பாடசாலை Vēmpaṭi Mahaḷir Uyartarap Pāṭacālai) is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • Maradana

    Maradana 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 Te…

  • Kattankudy

    Kattankudy (Sinhalese: කාත්තාන්කුඩි); Tamil: காத்தான்குடி), is a city in Eastern province of Sri Lanka, notable for being the most densely populated city in South Asia. The city's population is denser than in any part of South Asia including Calcutt…

  • Kandana

    Kandana is a suburb of Colombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka, just 19 km north of the Colombo city centre fort. Due to the close proximity to Colombo, Negombo and as well as the Bandaranaike International Airport, Kandana is a popular resident…

  • First Battle of Elephant Pass

    The First Battle of Elephant Pass was a battle fought in July 1991 for the control of the Sri Lankan military base of Elephant Pass, which was of strategic importance as it linked the northern mainland known as Wanni with the Jaffna Peninsula.

  • Dondra Head

    Dondra Head (Sinhala:දෙවුන්දර තුඩුව, Tamil: Tevan/Ten Thurai, Corruption: Devundara/Dondra - Lord's Port/South Port) is a cape on the extreme southern tip of Sri Lanka, in the Indian Ocean, near the small town of Dondra near Matara, Southern Provinc…

  • Batticaloa Lagoon

    Batticaloa Lagoon is a very large estuarine lagoon in Batticaloa District, eastern Sri Lanka. The city of Batticaloa is located on land between the lagoon and the Indian Ocean.Batticaloa district is flourished with three lagoons, such Batticaloa lag…

  • Bandarawela Central College

    Bandarwela Madya Maha Vidyalaya (Bandarawela Central College) is a public school in Uva province, Sri Lanka which was founded in 1948 as a section of Royal College Colombo. A national school, controlled by the central government (as opposed to the P…

  • Baker's Falls

    Baker's Falls is a famous waterfall in Sri Lanka. It is situated in Horton Plains National Park on a tributary of the Belihul Oya. The height of the Baker's waterfalls is 20 metres (66 ft). The falls were named after Sir Samuel Baker, who was a famo…

  • Welikada Prison

    The Welikada Prison (also known as the Magazine Prison) is a maximum security prison and is the largest prison in Sri Lanka. It was built in 1841 by the British colonial government under Governor Cameron. The prison covers and area of 48 acres (190,…