in Western Province, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.090 and 79.993 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 5' 22" and E 79° 59' 33"
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: 06:06 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 5:50 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: 2022-11-28 07:22:34

Delve into Gampaha

Gampaha in Western Province with it's 9,350 habitants is a city located in Sri Lanka about 15 mi (or 24 km) north-east of Colombo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Gampaha is now 06:06 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Gampaha, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North-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 47 mi (or 75 km), East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Katunayaka, Colombo, Kurunegala, Ratnapura and Kandy. 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 24°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 33% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 29th of November 2022

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 30th of November 2022

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 1st of December 2022

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Covanro

5,6 mi
353, Airport Road Naiwala
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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Wet Water Resort

2,5 mi
No. 136-D, Lumbini Uyana
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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

Saninro Residences & Food Court

7,0 mi
No. 7 Ketagawatte Road
11010 Ragama
Sri Lanka

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Checkout: - Checkin:
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Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Awariyawala Ambalama - King Walagamba's Bathing Place

Published: October 04, 2012
Length: 09:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nade Gura Travel & Conservation Society

Valagamba, also known as Vattagamani Abhaya[1] and Valagambahu, was a king of the Anuradhapura Kingdom of Sri Lanka. Five months after becoming king, he was overthrown by a rebellion and ...

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Published: September 21, 2014
Length: 07:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nipuna Rangika

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Published: December 01, 2012
Length: 06:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nalitha Devinda

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Published: March 16, 2014
Length: 20:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sayanna-සයන්න

In Tribute to Rev. Fr. Ravin Sandasiri

Published: June 14, 2014
Length: 30:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nipuna Rangika

This video is to appreciate his great service to our parish; Moragoda, in God.

Elle in Sri Lanka

Published: November 03, 2014
Length: 43:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Elle Sri Lanka

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Roads in Gampaha Kosovita

Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Upul Yapa

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Earth Sports Day - 2010 (part3)

Published: January 25, 2010
Length: 19:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: gayantha7

Prize Giving Ceremony of "Earth Sports Day - 2010"

Photo Reel - Menaka & Prabath Wedding, Homecoming & Privet Session Photography in Sri Lanka

Published: June 15, 2014
Length: 52:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rehans Photography

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Elle Sri Lanka

Published: April 12, 2014
Length: 11:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Elle 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.

List of botanical gardens

A botanical garden is a place where plants, especially ferns, conifers and flowering plants, are grown and displayed for the purposes of research, conservation, and education. This distinguishes them from parks and pleasure gardens where plants, usually with showy flowers, are grown for public amenity only. Botanical gardens that specialize in trees are sometimes referred to as arboretums. They are occasionally associated with zoos.

Located at 7.09993, 79.9861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botanical gardens, Lists of gardens


Found in the British era Ganemulla is a mid size town situated in the Gampaha District of Sri Lanka. Ganemulla is about 9 km from Kadawatha on the Colombo-Kandy road. The nearest city to Ganemulla is Gampaha, which is about 5 km in distance. Ganemulla is surrounded by Kadawatha, Gampaha, Ja-Ela and Kandana towns. The population in Ganemulla now more than 6000 and increasing. The majority is Sinhala Buddhist. Catholics also lives a small amount in harmony with the majority.

Located at 7.06667, 79.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gampaha District, Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Holy Cross Church, Gampaha

Holy Cross Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Gampaha, Sri Lanka. It is part of the Archdiocese of Colombo. The church is nicknamed the "Rock Church" because the outside of the church is faced with gneiss. The Holy Cross Church is known as Gal Palliya (Rock Church) in Sinhala language .

Located at 7.0943, 79.9952 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Western Province, Sri Lanka, Roman Catholic churches in Sri Lanka

Gothami Kanishta Vidyalaya

Gothami Kanishta Vidyalaya is an elementary (1–5) and high school (6–11) founded in 1932 in the city of Gampaha in Sri Lanka. Started as a girls school, it now is a mixed school. The school is controlled by the Provincial Council.

Located at 7.08831, 79.9907 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Western Province, Sri Lanka, Schools in Gampaha

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gampaha, Qampaha, ガンパハ, გამპაჰა, ගම්පහ, கம்பகா, گامپاہا, 加姆珀哈