Moratuwa
in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 06:28 AM (Tuesday)
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
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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

Discover Moratuwa

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 06:28 AM (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: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 73% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 30th of November 2022

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

Thursday, 1st of December 2022

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 2nd of December 2022

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Jie Jie Beach by Jetwing

Address
4,9 mi
Uyankele Cross Road
Panadura
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Purple Coot Resort Wadduwa

Address
8,2 mi
Kawatayagoda Road, Abaywatta
12560 Wadduwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


ZEN Rooms Huludagoda Road

Address
4,2 mi
Huludagoda Road No. 27/6
Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Colonial Charm by the Beach

Address
5,8 mi
No. 46 De Alwis Place
Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


The Penthouse Above Sea

Address
5,5 mi
Marine City, 46, Station Road
10350 Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Vista Frangipani

Address
5,4 mi
24/2F-2/1, Hill Street
10350 Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ZEN Rooms Lake Road

Address
5,1 mi
No 27/2 O P Perera Mawatha
10290 Boralesgamuwa
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Vista Home as Home Sky Room

Address
4,9 mi
Home as Home Sky Room, 33/2 Peiris Road
06600 Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


ZEN Rooms Mt. Lavinia Beach

Address
4,9 mi
Blue Seas Guest House
10370 Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Vista Mount Lavinia Homestay

Address
4,8 mi
17/ 7, Off De Saram Road
10370 Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:30 - Checkin: 11:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

MJF Centre Moratuwa -- Curtiss Centre Graduation

Published: February 27, 2013
Length: 53:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dilmah Tea

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...


PIC Training at ATI Moratuwa, Electrical Division

Published: April 30, 2014
Length: 49:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dka Niranjan

Training session 01 - Prepare PCB for PIC 16F84A.


SLR's Class M6 788 with train #51 at Moratuwa

Published: October 06, 2013
Length: 10:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Haleef Ismail

One of my favorite and best video of M6 ..... Enjoy ..


University of Moratuwa - NERDC Project on Mine Detecting Robot Develpment - Phase 2

Published: December 04, 2012
Length: 41:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rohan Munasinghe

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

Published: July 06, 2012
Length: 16:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rohan Munasinghe

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)

Published: December 31, 2013
Length: 44:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: praneeth fernando

BY: praneeth fernando kohomada Moratuwe kollage voice eka? https://www.facebook.com/praneethf1.


Mora Blitz 2015

Published: February 05, 2015
Length: 49:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bineth Tharupama

Faculty of engineering, University of Moratuwa.


UOMWireless Quick Start Guide

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 16:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TRiNE

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

Published: September 25, 2009
Length: 58:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tuanie Ismail

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

Published: November 25, 2013
Length: 00:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Department of Electronic and Telecommunicatio

History video of the department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, created for the 40th anniversary event of the department.


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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.

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.

Located at 6.79639, 79.9008 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1972, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Buildings and structures in Western Province, Sri Lanka, Statutory Boards of Sri Lanka, Education in Western Province, Sri Lanka

A2 highway (Sri Lanka)

The A 2 is an A-Grade road in Sri Lanka. It connects Colombo and Wellawaya via Galle and Hambantota.

Located at 6.7519, 79.8994 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Highways in Sri Lanka

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.

Located at 6.79917, 79.9208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Provincial schools in Sri Lanka, Schools with a Cadet Corps, Educational institutions established in 1887, Schools in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Lunawa

Lunawa is a town in Sri Lanka lying on the coast just south of the capital, Colombo.

Located at 6.78972, 79.8744 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sri Lanka

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.

Located at 6.78195, 79.8806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Colombo District, Educational institutions established in 1854, Schools in Moratuwa

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.

Located at 6.7949, 79.9001 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
International research institutes, Research institutes in Sri Lanka, Research institutes, Space advocacy organizations, Astronomical observatories in Sri Lanka, 1984 establishments in Sri Lanka, Organizations established in 1984

Popular in vicinity

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