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Badulla (?? in Sinhala; பதுளை in Tamil) is the capital of Uva Province, Sri Lanka. It is located on the southeast of Kandy, on the Badulu Oya River, about 2100 feet above sea level and is surrounded by tea plantations. It was the base of sinhalese princes who ruled the area under the king in Kandy before it became part of the British Empire. Later, it became the administrative hub of the British rulers. The city was the end point of upcountry railway line built by the British in order to take plantation products to Colombo the capital city.
a resource to look at current viewpoints Categories: Indo-Aryan languages | Languages of Sri Lanka | Wikipedia cleanup | Language stubs ... Tamil (தமிழ் ) is a classical language and one of the major languages belonging to the Dravidian language family. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Uva Province, Sri Lanka Uva is Sri Lankas second least populated province, with 1,187,335 people, created in 1896. ... The Temple of the Tooth in Kandy Kandy (the Sacred City of Kandy) is a city in the centre of Sri Lanka. ... The British Empire was, at one time, the foremost global power and the largest empire in history. ...

Main Cities Of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka National Flag
Colombo | Trincomalee | Jaffna | Kandy | Anuradhapura | Polonnaruwa | Galle | Batticaloa| Kotte | Badulla | Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia | Moratuwa

Large flag of Sri Lanka Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: [2] Location [[Image:|250px|Location of Colombo]] Government Colombo Division, Colombo District Mayor Prassanna Gunawardena (United National Party) Geographical characteristics Area 14. ... Trincomalee is a port city on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka, about 110 miles northeast of Kandy. ... Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil, Jaffna Jaffna (Tamil யாழ்ப்பாணம், meaning யாழ்=harp, பாணம்=town of harper) the capital city of the Northern Province, Sri Lanka. ... The Temple of the Tooth in Kandy Kandy (the Sacred City of Kandy) is a city in the centre of Sri Lanka. ... Ruwanwelisaya, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... The second most ancient of Sri Lankas kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader. ... View of the city from the sea side Galle (pronounced as one syllable, rhyming with Gaul) is a town situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, 116km from Colombo. ... The town of Batticaloa is the provincial capital of the eastern province of Sri Lanka. ... Sri Jayewardenapura-Kotte, also known as Kotte, is the legislative capital of Sri Lanka. ... Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is the second-largest urbanity of Sri Lanka. ... Moratuwa is a city in South Western Sri Lanka, near Colombo. ...

Provincial Capitals Of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka National Flag
Colombo | Kandy | Galle | Jaffna | Trincomalee | Kurunagalle | Anuradhapura | Badulla | Ratnapura

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Badulla - LoveToKnow 1911 (140 words)
BADULLA, the capital of the province of Uva, Ceylon, 54 m.
Badulla stands 2222 ft. above sea-level; the average annual rainfall is 7911n.; the average temperature, 73°.
The population of the town in 1901 was 5924; of the Badulla district, 186,674.
Genocide'83 - Badulla - case study of state terror (4962 words)
Badulla - a fortress of Sinhala chauvinism from the fifties
Badulla was a fortress of Sinhala chauvinism from the fifties.
Badulla was one of the main targets of anti-Tamil violence in the riots of 1958.
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