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Kurunegala Destination Guide

Discover Kurunegala in Sri Lanka!

Kurunegala in the region of North Western with it's 28,571 habitants is a town located in Sri Lanka - some 52 mi (or 84 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Kurunegala in Sri Lanka

Local time in Kurunegala is now 06:03 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yahelegedara, Weeragalla, Wilagandematawa, Wattewa, Wethenna or Habage. When in this area, you might want to check out Yantanpalawa, Yaggepitiya, Wewagammedda, Werawella Colony, Weragane and Kurunegala as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 79 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 970.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 26th of July 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Thursday, 27th of July 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)
Friday, 28th of July 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)

Videos

Cobra monky performance

04:41 min ( March 16, 2009 by rajith0314)
Views: 624 - Rating: 5/5

Kurunegala - Srilanka

09:05 min ( June 30, 2009 by rajith0314)
Views: 4,578 - Rating: 4.54545/5


Driving in Sri Lanka Road to Sigiriya

04:08 min ( August 25, 2010 by PL Tours Travels)
Views: 4,284 - Rating: 4.5/5

PL Tours and Travels: Driving from Negombo to the Sigiriya Rock on route you see the rice fields, monkey and the mountains

Ravana Research Trip to Kurunegala 27 Se...

04:09 min ( September 28, 2012 by Ranjith Raddalgoda)
Views: 53 - Rating: 0/5

Initial discussion of research of Ravana History. Initiated by Badrajee mahinda Jayathilaka, Jayantha Vijesinghe, Jaltha, Sunethra, keerthi Amarasekara, Gamini, Ranjith Yapa, Ranjith Raddalgoda


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Interesting facts about this location

Maliyadeva College

Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala, is a government school established in 1888, by the Buddhist Theosophical Society led by Colonel Henry Steel Olcott. It is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools and considered by many to be a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka. It is a National School and controlled by the Central government. Today the school accommodates nearly 5000 students. The term "Devans" is being used to call the former/present pupils of Maliyadeva College.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.49, 80.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1888, Maliyadeva College, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Kurunegala

St. Anne's College (Sri Lanka)

St Anne's College is a Catholic boys' school located in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. About 3000 students are studying in this school. The present principal is Rev. Brother Ernest Tarcisius

More reading: St. Anne's College (Sri Lanka) homepage
Located at 7.49, 80.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1867, National schools in Sri Lanka, Roman Catholic schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

Welagedara Stadium

Welagedara Stadium (Sinhala: වෙලගෙදර ක්‍රීඩාංගණය, Tamil: வெலகெதர விலையாட்டு அரங்கம்) is a multi-use stadium in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. The stadium was officially declared open by the then Minister of Home Affairs, Justice Felix Dias Bandaranaike in 1972. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches and hosts the Wayamba Cricket Team. The stadium can hold at least 10,000 spectators. Welagedara stadium hosted its first international match when Pakistan played there in 1985.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.49, 80.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in North Western Province, Sri Lanka, Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka

Modara

Modara, also known as Mutwal, its anglicised version, is a municipal ward of Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka. The mouth of the river Kelani Ganga also lies nearby.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.49, 80.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Bakmeegolla

Bakmeegolla is a village located in Kurunegala District of Sri Lanka, 10km from Kurunegala, which is the capital city of the North western ProvinceIt is also situated near 3 km to the ibbagamuwa which is where the bathalagoda tank also situated.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.49, 80.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in North Western Province, Sri Lanka