in Western Province, Sri Lanka
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (Unesco heritage, 57 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 79 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 91 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 101 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 110 mi)
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 113 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.773 and 79.882 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 46' 22" and E 79° 52' 53"
- 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: 02:25 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:53 am and 6:21 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Puerto Villamil
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2022-05-24 08:21:34
Moratuwa in Western Province with it's 185,031 citizens is a town in Sri Lanka a little south of Colombo, the country's capital city.
Current time in Moratuwa is now 02:25 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports near Moratuwa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Colombo Ratmalana Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 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 Sinharaja Forest Reserve in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), South-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Colombo, Katunayaka, Ratnapura, Galle and Kurunegala. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 80 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||41%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 25th of May 2022
29°C (84 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 26th of May 2022
29°C (84 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 27th of May 2022
28°C (83 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Jie Jie Beach by Jetwing
Purple Coot Resort Wadduwa
ZEN Rooms Huludagoda Road
Colonial Charm by the Beach
The Penthouse Above Sea
ZEN Rooms Lake Road
Vista Home as Home Sky Room
ZEN Rooms Mt. Lavinia Beach
Vista Mount Lavinia Homestay
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
MJF Centre Moratuwa -- Curtiss Centre Graduation
The graduation ceremony of students who completed the Graphic Design course and MS Office Course at the Curtiss Centre for Design at the MJF Centre Moratuwa was held on January 19, 2013. A...
SLR's Class M6 788 with train #51 at Moratuwa
One of my favorite and best video of M6 ..... Enjoy ..
University of Moratuwa - NERDC Project on Mine Detecting Robot Develpment - Phase 2
This robot can handle outdoor terrains quite well, and scan the ground for anti-personal mines. In fact, What it really does is swing a metal detector closer to ground and detect if there are...
Robot Competition University of Moratuwa 2012 2nd place
This is the runner-up robot of the annual robot competition of 2nd year undergraduates of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. This competition is part of the subject module "EN2532 Robot Design...
Deepal silva (copy of voice in lagoon view hotel moratuwa)
BY: praneeth fernando kohomada Moratuwe kollage voice eka? https://www.facebook.com/praneethf1.
UOMWireless Quick Start Guide
Official site: http://wearetrying.info/uomw This light weight windows application helps you to manage wireless LAN internet connection easily for University of Moratuwa students.
LONGLINE FISHING VESSEL
Making the 23mts Plug, Mould and the product , From Drawing Board to Sea trials. One of the Largest FRP fishing Boats in the Region. 120 tons, Made in Oman by Boats Manufacturing Company....
40th Anniversary: Department History Video
History video of the department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, created for the 40th anniversary event of the department.
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
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.
University of Moratuwa
The University of Moratuwa, on the banks of the Bolgoda Lake in Katubedda, Moratuwa, is the most sought-after technological university in Sri Lanka. Apart from academics including the undergraduate and postgraduate studies, the University of Moratuwa presents social and cultural activities, student services, societies, and sports and recreational activities. The institution was known as Ceylon College of Technology, Katubedda (Katubedda Tech) before gaining university status.
A2 highway (Sri Lanka)
The A 2 is an A-Grade road in Sri Lanka. It connects Colombo and Wellawaya via Galle and Hambantota.
Piliyandala Central College
Central College Piliyandala (First National Sports School) is a college in Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. It is one of the first central colleges established by Hon. C. W. W. Kannangara and has about 5000 students.
Lunawa is a town in Sri Lanka lying on the coast just south of the capital, Colombo.
St. Sebastian's College, Moratuwa
St. Sebastian's College is a Catholic educational institution in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. It was established in 1854 and is considered to be one of the most prestigious schools in Sri Lanka. The college has over 3000 students and a staff of over 200. The college motto is "Exspecta Dominum Viriliter Age", meaning "Expect the Lord and act manfully" in Latin.
Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies
Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT) (Sinhala: නවීන තාක්ෂණය පිළිබඳ ආතර් සී. ක්ලාක් මධ්යස්ථානය) is an institute for research and technology transfer in Sri Lanka. It is named after its founder patron, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the famous British science fiction author, inventor and futurist.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Moratuwa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Moratuwa, モラトゥワ, Moratuva, Моратува, මොරටුව, மொறட்டுவை, موراتووا, 莫拉圖瓦