Kotikawatta
in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.927 and 79.910 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 55' 36" and E 79° 54' 34"
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: 04:11 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 5:51 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Villamil
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
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 Kotikawatta

Kotikawatta in Western Province with it's 64,565 habitants is a city located in Sri Lanka a little east of Colombo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kotikawatta is now 04:11 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kotikawatta, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Beira Lake Seaplane Base in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 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 54 mi (or 86 km), South-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: Colombo, Katunayaka, Ratnapura, Kurunegala 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 66%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 40% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 29th of November 2022

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 30th of November 2022

30°C (85 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 1st of December 2022

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hilton Colombo

Address
3,3 mi
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner
2 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites

Address
3,4 mi
No. 30, Hyde Park Corner
02 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo

Address
2,8 mi
65 Rosmead Place
00700 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Zylan Luxury Villa

Address
2,6 mi
115, Rosmead Place
Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Saladura Villa

Address
3,3 mi
15/4, Malalasekera Place
Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Brighten Rest

Address
3,3 mi
214/2, Messenger Street,
01200 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Monsoon Suites

Address
3,2 mi
198/7 Siriwimal Udyanaya
10100 Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


ZEN Rooms Near Java Lounge

Address
3,2 mi
Gunaratne Mawatha No. 449/5
Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


ZEN Rooms Nawala Junction

Address
3,2 mi
Monsoon Suites, 198/7 Siriwimal Udyanaya
10100 Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Villa Colombo 7

Address
3,2 mi
30/90S Longdon Place
00700 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


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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.

Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර කෝට්ටේ, Tamil: ஶ்ரீ ஜெயவர்த்தனபுரம் கோட்டை), also known as Kotte කෝට්ටේ / கோட்டை, is a large suburb of the capital Colombo and is the parliament site of Sri Lanka. It is located beyond the Colombo city centre and is often called New Capital Territory. It is the current Capital City of Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.91083, 79.8878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Capitals in Asia, Planned cities, Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka, Planned capitals, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium (Sinhala: පාකියසොති සර්වනමූත්තු ක්‍රීඩාංගනය, Tamil: பாக்கியசோதி சரவணமுத்து மைதானம்; aka Colombo Oval or P. Sara) is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium holds 15,000 and hosted its first Test match in 1982. It is named after Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, a former civil servant and first President of the Board of Control for Cricket.

Located at 6.91889, 79.8839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Multi-purpose stadiums in Sri Lanka, Test cricket grounds in Sri Lanka, Cricket grounds in Colombo

Welikadawatte

Welikadawatte, a middle-class housing estate in Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka, was a result of the first co-operative housing scheme in Sri Lanka. In the mid-1950s, Dr. Seneka Bibile, together with Herbert Keuneman, 'Bonnie' Fernando, Anil and Jeanne Moonesinghe and other members of the radical intelligentsia, founded Sri Lanka's first co-operative housing scheme, the Gothatuwa Building Society.

Located at 6.9049, 79.8968 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in Sri Lanka

National Museum of Colombo

National Museum of Colombo, also known as the Sri Lanka National Museum is one of two museums in Colombo. It is the largest museum in Sri Lanka. Its is maintained by the Department of National Museum of the central government. The museum holds contains a collections of much importance to Sri Lanka such as the regalia of the country, including the throne and crown of the Kandyan monarchs as well as many other exhibits telling the story of ancient Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.91, 79.9275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums established in 1877, Museums in Sri Lanka, Education in Colombo, National museums, Government buildings in Colombo, Landmarks in Colombo

Singharamulla

Singharamulla is a town located in Western of Sri Lanka. Latitude 6.9500 Longitude 79.9000 Altitude (feet) 9 Lat (DMS) 6° 57' 0N Long (DMS) 79° 54' 0E Altitude (meters) 2 Time zone (est) UTC+6DT

Located at 6.95, 79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Welikada Prison

The Welikada Prison (also known as the Magazine Prison) is a maximum security prison and is the largest prison in Sri Lanka. It was built in 1841 by the British colonial government under Governor Cameron. The prison covers and area of 48 acres . It is over-crowded with about 1700 detainees exceeding the actual member that could be accommodated. The prison also has a gallows (although not used since 1959) and has its own hospital too. The prison is administrated by the Department of Prisons.

Located at 6.92194, 79.8803 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1841 establishments, Prisons in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Colombo, Government buildings in Colombo

Hewavitharana Maha Vidyalaya

Hewavitharana Maha Vidyalaya is a mixed school in Sri Lanka, located in Rajagiriya. Hewavitharana Maha Vidyalaya has two sections - the Primary section, serving students from Grade 1 to Grade 5 and the Secondary section, serving students from Grade 6 to Grade 13.

Located at 6.91139, 79.8931 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Western Province, Sri Lanka, National schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka

Siege of Kotte (1557–58)

The Siege of Kotte from November 1557 – November 1558 was a battle part of the Sinhalese–Portuguese War. A 50,000 strong Sitawaka army led by King Mayadunne besieged Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, the capital of Kotte Kingdom for 12 months against a combined force of Portuguese and lascarins led by Captain major Dom Afonso Pereira de Lacerda. After receiving reinforcements from Mannar, Portuguese made a sally and succeeded in forcing the besiegers to withdraw.

Located at 6.91083, 79.8878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wars involving Sri Lanka, Battles involving Sri Lanka, Sieges involving Portugal, Conflicts in 1557, Conflicts in 1558

Popular in vicinity

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Kotikawatta