in Province of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.683 and 80.399 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 40' 58" and E 80° 23' 57"
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: 08:46 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 5:51 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: 2023-12-03 08:22:15

Explore Ratnapura

Ratnapura in Province of Sabaragamuwa with it's 47,832 inhabitants is located in Sri Lanka about 42 mi (or 67 km) south-east of Colombo, the country's capital.

Local time in Ratnapura is now 08:46 AM (Monday). 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 Ratnapura, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Colombo Ratmalana Airport in a distance of 36 mi (or 59 km), 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 Sinharaja Forest Reserve in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), South. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 31%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 5th of December 2023

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 6th of December 2023

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 7th of December 2023

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Nilani Hotel

0,3 mi
21, Darmapala Mawatha
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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

Lake Serenity Boutique Hotel

6,4 mi
Gonapitiya, Kuruwita
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Sri Lanka Gem Mining - Sri Lankan Pathal Rathnapura - part 3

Published: November 24, 2008
Length: 21:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lionsit

Part 3 of how Sri Lanka Gem mining is done. Sri Lanka Gems.

Dehena Ella / Dehana Ella (දෙහෙන ඇල්ල)

Published: May 25, 2012
Length: 39:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nade Gura Travel & Conservation Society

Dehena Falls is an impressive 73m in height and its source is a small spring called Gaslabu Ella. The stream, known as Dehena Dola, flows from Perya Udagama on Dehena Mountain and cascades...

new ufo sightings

Published: December 30, 2012
Length: 00:50 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Yasas Rajitha

those are the best ufo sightings caught on a tapes from FALLEN project.those havent explanations.(please subscribe)

Motorradtour in die Berge um Kandy

Published: May 01, 2012
Length: 14:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Werner Neubauer

Als wir etwa eine Woche im Lande waren und uns an das Klima und all das Neue und Sonderbare rundherum gewöhnt hatten, überzeugte ich meine bessere und vorsichtigere Hälfte sich einen Ruck...

Sri Lanka Gem Mining - Sri Lankan Pathal Rathnapura - part 1

Published: November 24, 2008
Length: 27:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lionsit

Part 1 of how Sri Lanka Gem mining is done. Sri Lanka Gems.

Remove windows7 password sinhala tutorial

Published: January 27, 2014
Length: 06:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: errorcode99

Remove / Change windows 7 password in case you forget or if you want to access your friend's computer or something. This tutorial helps you to access to your windows 7 system without knowing...

Crow Feeding

Published: January 25, 2009
Length: 08:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kusum1984

Im feeding wild crows with milk rice.

Sri Lanka - Gem mining

Published: September 30, 2008
Length: 58:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 赤塚幸

This is a place where people work for a gem. They dig the holes and find gems there. It is a hard work.

Amil Industries Swing and Sliding Gates Sri Lanka

Published: September 24, 2013
Length: 35:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amil Industries

Amil Group Consists of three large players, namely Amil Builders, Amil Industries and Amil Janitor Service. Amil Builders plays the role of the senior partner being in the construction industry...

National Gem & Jewellery Authority Ratnapura

Published: August 22, 2014
Length: 39:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mage wada

RATNAPURA PIKATING DARK MOMENTS NO TV CHANNELS & NO NEWSPAPER Thank you for watching, liking and sharing. Leave your comments below.

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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.

Sabaragamuwa Province

Sabaragamuwa, is a province of Sri Lanka, and contains two districts: Ratnapura and Kegalle. Sabaragamuwa University is in Belihuloya. It is named after its former indigenous inhabitants, namely the Sabara, an indic term for hunter gatherer tribes, a term seldom used in ancient Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.66667, 80.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Sabaragamuwa Province, Provinces of Sri Lanka, Kingdom of Kandy


Batugedara is a small town in the Sabaragamuwa Province of southwestern Sri Lanka, located just to the east of the province's capital of Ratnapura. It is most notable as a source for gemstones, and as a destination for tourism.

Located at 6.68333, 80.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sabaragamuwa Province

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ratnapura, راتنابورا, ラトゥナプラ, რატნაპურა, 라트나푸라, രത്നപുര, Ратнапуры, Ратнапура, රත්නපුර, இரத்தினபுரி, รัตนปุระ, رتناپورہ, Ratnapur, 拉特納普勒