in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.576 and 79.795 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 34' 32" and E 79° 47' 43"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - LKR
Spoken languages:
Sinhala, Tamil, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:36 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 6:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Villamil
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Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2024-07-21 08:09:33

Delve into Chilaw

Chilaw in North Western Province with it's 24,712 habitants is located in Sri Lanka about 45 mi (or 72 km) north of Colombo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Chilaw is now 09:36 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Chilaw, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Sacred City of Kandy in a distance of 61 mi (or 98 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Katunayaka, Kurunegala, Colombo, Kandy and Anuradhapura. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 22nd of July 2024

29°C (83 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

29°C (83 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Carolina Beach Resort & Spa

3,5 mi
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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CNT Fitness Club

Published: December 04, 2014
Length: 59:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ranitha Dilan

Kakkapalliya,Chilaw Gym Instruct by Chandana Gunasekara 0776159970.

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Published: February 27, 2009
Length: 10:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: patmaxfun

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Published: January 28, 2015
Length: 51:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jeradmendis@photography

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Published: April 27, 2018
Length: 25:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Munneswaram kovil

Published: December 01, 2018
Length: 37:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SUMUDU SL සුදු මල්ලි

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Published: February 09, 2019
Length: 31:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: susantha deepal

Old one srilanka.

Sunset Time lapes

Published: December 15, 2018
Length: 50:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sl Travel Team

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Published: February 10, 2019
Length: 04:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Travel With Tilan Tashmika

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Isso Wade 30k Bade

Published: February 22, 2019
Length: 44:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kaama Daasa

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Published: January 02, 2019
Length: 54:22 min
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Chilaw (භලාවත/Halāvata in Sinhala and சிலாபம் /Cilāpam in Tamil) is a big town, in Puttalam District, North Western Province, Sri Lanka. It's governed by an urban council.

Located at 7.58333, 79.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in North Western Province, Sri Lanka


Maradankulama or Maradankulam is village situated within the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is one of the oldest settlements within the geographic region that formed the medieval divisions of the country called Demala Pattuva. Most villagers speak Sinhala language but unlike the majority of Sinhala language speakers who are Buddhists, they are Saivite Hindus like the minority Sri Lankan Tamils.

Located at 7.55, 79.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in North Western Province, Sri Lanka, Puttalam District

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Chilaw.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chilan, Chilaw Town, Chilaw