in Western Province, Sri Lanka
- Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (1 mi)
- Beira Lake Seaplane Base (17 mi)
- Colombo Ratmalana Airport (24 mi)
- Koggala Airport (87 mi)
- Weerawila International Airport (112 mi)
- Amparai Airport (120 mi)
- Batticaloa Airport (128 mi)
- China Bay Airport (130 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 70 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 87 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 92 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 7.170 and 79.888 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 7° 10' 11" and E 79° 53' 18"
- 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: 01:02 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:53 am and 6:25 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Puerto Villamil
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2023-06-08 08:19:11
Delve into Katunayaka
Katunayaka in Western Province with it's 84,643 habitants is located in Sri Lanka about 17 mi (or 27 km) north of Colombo, the country's capital town.
Current time in Katunayaka is now 01:02 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Katunayaka, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North. 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 52 mi (or 84 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: Colombo, Kurunegala, Ratnapura, Kandy and Galle. 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||19%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 71% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Friday, 9th of June 2023
29°C (84 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 10th of June 2023
28°C (83 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 11th of June 2023
28°C (83 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport
Vista Lespri Grand
Vista Villa 7
Vista Ziegler Cottage
Zen Rooms Modern City Inn
ZEN Rooms Modern City Inn
Vista Hotel Sunrise Palace
Videos from this area
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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.
Kurana is a village in the city of Negombo, close to Katunayake in the island of Sri Lanka. It is on the Katunayake-Colombo road and a few miles from the Bandaranaike International Airport. People live in Kurana are belong to various kinds of nationalities and religions. Vernon Corea's father, Reverend Canon Ivan Corea was a curate at St. Phillips Church in Kurana, Katunayake at the time of his birth in 1927.
Bandaranaike International Airport
Bandaranaike International Airport (also known as Katunayake International Airport and Colombo International Airport) is one of the two international airports serving the city of Colombo, the other is Ratmalana International Airport. When Hambantota International Airport completes its construction work and Ratmalana Airport completes the ongoing renovations, they will join Bandaranaike International Airport for serving Sri Lanka with international flights.
Bandaranaike Airport attack
The Bandaranaike Airport attack was an assault by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on Bandaranaike International Airport, on July 24, 2001. The attack was one of the boldest the LTTE has mounted during its war with the Sri Lankan government, and had a profound impact on the country's military, economy, and airline industry.
Negombo Lagoon is a large estuarine lagoon in Negombo, south-west Sri Lanka. The lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers and a canal. It is linked to the sea by a narrow channel to the north, near Negombo city. It is surrounded by a densely populated region containing rice paddies, coconut plantations and grassland. The land is used for fishing and agriculture.
Liyanagemulla is a town in Sri Lanka lying near the west coast to the north of the capital city of Colombo.
Institute of Engineering Technology, Sri Lanka
Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) is a diploma-awarding institute in Sri Lanka in the field of engineering. IET awards the National Diploma in Engineering Sciences (NDES), a fully recognized diploma in the government and the private sector that has been established in the Institute of Engineering Technology premises at Katunayake. The IET was established as Technician Training Institute (TTI) in 1985 to educate and train mid-level engineers regarded to different fields.
Ave Maria Convent Branch School
Ave Maria Convent Branch School (AMC Branch) is a major catholic girls' school in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The school is administrated by the Dominican sisters of Malta. There are classes from Gr.1 to A/L classes. It is the Branch school of Ave Maria Convent, Negombo.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Katunayaka.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Katunayake, Katunayaka, Katunayaka North