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Kegalle is a city in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is located on the Colombo - Kandy road. Its 48 miles/78 km away from Colombo and 24 Miles/40 km away from Kandy which was the last capital of Sri Lanka, before colonization by the British. It is the Capital City of the Kegalle District which is one of the two districts belonging to Sabaragamuwa province (the other being Ratnapura. According to the 2001 census Kegalle has a population of 86,581. For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... Sabaragamuwa is a province of Sri Lanka, and contains two main cities: Ratnapura and Kegalle. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: , District Colombo District Government  - Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area  - City 37. ... , For other uses, see Kandy (disambiguation). ... Sabaragamuwa Province Sabaragamuwa is a province of Sri Lanka, and contains two main cities: Ratnapura and Kegalle. ... Ratnapura (රත්නපුර in Sinhala; இரத்தினபுரி in Tamil) (City of Gems in Sinhala & Tamil) is the name of the provincial capital of Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka and the district in which the town is situated. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...


The city itself is located close to the centre of Sri Lanka and is located at the bottom of a steep rock face. The town itself has a junior technical college. The surrounding district produces graphite, precious stones and agricultural products such as rice. Kegalle itself has an agricultural based economy and mainly produces rubber. Nearby is the Pinnawala elephant orphanage which is a major tourist attraction. www.KegalleTown.com is the official website of Kegalle. The website covers areas such as Travel, Business, Entertainment, Education, Music, Beauty, Culture, Community Services, History of Kegalle and in fact everything about Kegalle. Please visit the website for more details. Recommended hotel is SALIKA INN (www.salikainnhotels.com) This does not cite any references or sources. ... Pinnawala is a village in Kegalle district of Sri Lanka. ...


Coordinates: 7°15′N, 80°21′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Kegalle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (197 words)
Kegalle is a city in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka.
It is the Capital City of the Kegalle District which is one of the two districts belonging to Sabaragamuwa province (the other being Ratnapura.
According to the the 2001 census Kegalle has a population of 86,581.
About SLEES (326 words)
Study of the Kitulgala rain forest of the Kegalle District.
Study of the Salgala sanctuary of the Kegalle District.
This program is operational in 40 schools in the Kegalle district and is directed at networking students who are keen on conserving the environment.
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