in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.486 and 80.362 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 29' 10" and E 80° 21' 44"
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: 01:10 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santo Tomas
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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: 2023-03-29 08:17:33

Explore Kurunegala

Kurunegala in North Western Province with it's 28,571 inhabitants is located in Sri Lanka about 52 mi (or 84 km) north-east of Colombo, the country's capital.

Local time in Kurunegala is now 01:10 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Kurunegala, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), South-West. 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 23 mi (or 37 km), South-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kandy, Katunayaka, Colombo, Ratnapura and Anuradhapura. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 7% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 31st of March 2023

32°C (89 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 1st of April 2023

32°C (89 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 2nd of April 2023

31°C (88 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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maha rahathun wedi maga osse kurunegala

Published: May 01, 2013
Length: 15:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: a

නිවන් මඟ සොයන වීර්යවන්තයින් උදෙසා ..........!

Building For Rent in Kurunegala - www.ADSking.lk

Published: February 01, 2015
Length: 00:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ADS king lk

http://adzking.lk/index.php/3-house-for-rent/24594-building-for-rent-in-kurunegal Building For Rent in Kurunegala 1st Floor For Rent 5500 sq.feet Floor Rooms - 10 (Two AC room) Bathroom -...

Wijeya Graphics Final Project 2015/Dhanushka Sampath (Kurunegala Wijeya Graphics)

Published: February 15, 2015
Length: 18:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dhanushka sampath

this video present as my project in Wijeya Graphics.

ICBT Amu Miris Challange

Published: September 18, 2014
Length: 58:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sajith bandara

ICBT Rock City Campus(Kurunegala)

KDFL 2012 Final Match Commencing

Published: September 14, 2012
Length: 01:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AliffAlertsTV Paragahadeniya

Kurunegala District Football League (Rohitha Bogollagama Commemoration Trophy) 2012 Final Match Commencing Ceremony. At Maligapitiya Ground, Kurunegala. Final match between Eleven Stars ...

Ashok Leyland bus with root permit sale - www.ADSking.lk

Published: January 09, 2015
Length: 01:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ADS king lk

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FunakoShi ShotoKan Karate Do NR Assocation XXXV||

Published: July 01, 2014
Length: 24:11 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: TheNusrankarate

The Minjstry Of Sport'S Karate ChampionShip 2011. Inter Divisional Secretarial Sport'S Competition. SLM NusRan - Kate (Ji-One) 3rd PleCe .... On 22nd Of April 2011 Helt @ Kurunegala Twone Hall ...

NIBM Talent Show-Funny Drama

Published: December 18, 2014
Length: 18:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Heshan Kulathilaka

Drama performed by Diploma in English 11.2 batch Students (Kurunegala) for the NIBM Christmas Eve 2011.

janakala gem and jewellery

Published: July 08, 2013
Length: 17:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: somathilake Bwm

janakala gem and jewellery 50 ,wayamba janakala kendraya, kandy rd. kurunegala, sri lanka.

janakala cultural show 2012

Published: January 08, 2013
Length: 20:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: somathilake Bwm

janakala gem and jewellery 50 ,wayamba janakala kendraya, kandy rd. kurunegala, sri lanka.

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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.

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.

Located at 7.48736, 80.3595 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1888, National schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Kurunegala, Maliyadeva College

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

Located at 7.48736, 80.3595 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
National schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1867, Roman Catholic schools in Sri Lanka, Boys' 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.

Located at 7.49229, 80.3676 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

Royal College Wayamba, Kurunegala

Royal College Wayamba, Kurunegala (Sinhala: රාජකීය විද්‍යාලය වයඹ; also known as Wayamba Royal College) is a national school in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. Current students of the school are known as Wayamba Royalists

Located at 7.49089, 80.3542 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1993, National schools in Sri Lanka, Royal College Wayamba, Kurunegala, Schools in Kurunegala

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kornegalle, Kurunegald, Kurunegala, كورونيغالا, クルネーガラ, 쿠루네갈라, Курунегала, කුරුණෑගල නගරය, குருணாகல், کرنیگالا, Kurunegal