in Province of Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 45 mi)
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 60 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 91 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- 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: 07:28 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:04 am and 5:50 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.850 and -91.033 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Santo Tomas
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2022-11-30 08:15:39
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 07:28 PM (Wednesday). 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: 29°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 60% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 2nd of December 2022
29°C (84 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 3rd of December 2022
28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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, 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.
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.
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