Articles in Sri Lanka ( 926 )

926 Articles of interest in Sri Lanka

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  • Waga

    Waga 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…

  • Vallipuram

    Vallipuram (Tamil: வல்லிபுரம்) was an ancient capital of the Northern Kingdoms of Sri Lanka. Point Pedro is the nearest town. Vallipuram is a part of Thunnalai which is a village in eastern vadamarachi. There are two places in India with similar nam…

  • St. Aloysius' College (Galle)

    St. Aloysius' College is a leading High School for boys located in Galle, the capital city of Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The school was established in 1895 by recently arrived Belgian Jesuit missionaries, led by fr:Joseph Van Reeth, first bisho…

  • Batticaloa Airport

    Batticaloa Airport (Tamil: மட்டக்களப்பு விமான நிலையம், Sinhalese: මඩකලපුව ගුවන්තොටුපළ) (IATA: BTC, ICAO: VCCB) is an air force base and domestic airport on the island of Thimilathiu in eastern Sri Lanka.

  • Padukka

    Padukka is a village in the district of Colombo in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It has a population of roughly 8,000. Elevation 44feet.

  • Lankarama

    Lankarama is a stupa built by King Valagamba, in an ancient place at Galhebakada in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Nothing is known about the ancient form of the stupa, and later this was renovated. The ruins show that there are row…

  • Kottawa

    Kottawa (කොට්ටාව ) is a suburb of City of Colombo (the capital city of Sri Lanka) and is administered by the Maharagama Urban Council.

  • Dickwella

    Dickwella, also known as Dikwella and as Dikwella South, is a small coastal market town in the Matara district in Southern province of Sri Lanka. It is located 22 km (14 mi) east of the city of Matara.

  • Colombo Central Bank bombing

    The Central Bank bombing was one of the deadliest terrorist attacks carried out by the LTTE during the Separatist civil war in Sri Lanka between the government and the Tamil Tigers. The attack took place on January 31, 1996, in the Sri Lankan city o…

  • Bopath Ella Falls

    Bopath 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 t…

  • Balangoda

    Balangoda 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 Pro…

  • Amal International School

    Amal International School (also called and abbreviated as A.I.S.), is a popular middle-class international school in Sri Lanka. Founded in January 1991, it was first launched as a social service project to develop and expand local English-medium stu…

  • 1998 Battle of Kilinochchi

    The Battle of Kilinochchi (codenamed Operation Unceasing Waves II by the Tamil Tigers) was a battle that occurred in September 1998 for the control of the city of Kilinochchi in Sri Lanka (geographical coordinates (9.383333°N 80.4°E).

  • 1991 Kokkadichcholai massacre

    1991 Kokkadichcholai massacre refers to the massacres of minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa. The massacre happened on June 12, 1991 in which 152 civilians were killed. The …

  • 1974 Tamil conference incident

    The 1974 Tamil conference incident occurred during the fourth World Tamil Research Conference, which was held in the city of Jaffna between January 3 and 9, 1974. Police action resulted in the loss of nine lives, the loss of civilian property and mo…

  • École internationale Kandy

    école Internationale is private English-medium international school situated in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The school adopts a unique blend of British and American education systems, mainly at primary level. The senior students are steered towards the Britis…

  • Sri Sumangala College

    Sri Sumangala College, in Panadura, Sri Lanka, was founded on March 3, 1909 at Rankoth Viharaya in memory of Ven.Weligama Sri Sumangala Thero, who played an important role in Sri Lankan Buddhism. It is one of the oldest schools in the country. It is…

  • Pussellawa

    Pussellawa Sinhalese: පුස්සැල්ලාව. Tamil: புசல்லாவை, is a small town in Kandy District, Sri Lanka.

  • Peliyagoda

    Peliyagoda 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.

  • Panadura Royal College

    Pandura Royal College (Sinhalese: පානදුර රාජකීය විද්‍යාලය; also known as Royal College, Panadura, Royal College Panadura, Royal Maha Vidyalaya, Panadura) is a provincial school in Panadura, Sri Lanka.

  • Mallavi

    Mallavi is a town in the Mullaitivu District, Sri Lanka. It is located about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) from Mankulam and 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Thunukkai.

  • Kayts

    Kayts (Tamil: ஊர்காவற்துறை Ūrkāvaṟtuṟai), is one of the important villages in Velanai Island which is a small island off the coast of the Jaffna Peninsula in northern Sri Lanka.

  • Kadawatha

    'Kadawatha' (also written as Kadawata) is a suburb of Colombo city, situated on the A1 highway from Colombo to Kandy, in Sri Lanka. The distance to Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is about 17 km from Kadawatha. Rubber, Soft drinks, Ind…

  • Horana

    Horana is a town in Kalutara District, in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is on the road from Panadura to Ratnapura.

  • Homagama

    Homagama 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 a…

  • Chavakachcheri

    Chavakachcheri (Tamil: சாவகச்சேரி Cāvakaccēri, Sinhala: ජාවකච්චේරි Jāvakachchēri) is a big town in the Jaffna peninsula of Jaffna District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka. It may have Javanese origins, as the name "Chaavaka+cheari" literally means Jav…

  • Aluthgama

    Aluthgama 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.