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A transport Hub

  • General Information

    Other Name: -, District: Kurunegala, State: North Western, Sri Lanka
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  • Description

    It is the capital of the Wayamba Province, Sri Lanka and the Kurunegala District.Overlooked by huge rocky outcrops,it enjoys a pleasant location.Some of these rocks have been given names of the animals they resemble:- elephant rock, tortoise rock etc. A transport hub, it has a railway station, and several main roads linking important parts of the country. Ethagala, (Elephant Rock) is a magnificent creation of nature. The shape of Ethagala resembles an Elephant.
  • Location

    It is situated about 94km from Colombo, and 42km from Kandy.
  • Climate

    Tropical monsoon