Welikada East
in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.908 and 79.887 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 54' 29" and E 79° 53' 13"
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: 07:19 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:20 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: 3,4 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: 2020-03-31 07:22:27

Delve into Welikada East

Welikada East in Western Province is a city located in Sri Lanka a little south-east of Colombo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Welikada East is now 07:19 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Welikada East, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Beira Lake Seaplane Base in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 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 Sinharaja Forest Reserve in a distance of 54 mi (or 87 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: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 34% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 1st of April 2020

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 2nd of April 2020

33°C (92 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 3rd of April 2020

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Fortress Resort and Spa

Address
2,1 mi
KOGGALA HABARADUWA
NONE Galle
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo

Address
1,3 mi
65 Rosmead Place
00700 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites

Address
2,0 mi
No. 30, Hyde Park Corner
02 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Ellen's Place

Address
0,4 mi
31, Shady grove avenue,
Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Canes Boutique Hotel

Address
2,1 mi
5 Police Park Terrace
00400 Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Colombo Hotel by Ceilão Villas

Address
1,7 mi
47/1, Jawatte Road
Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


The Mirror Mansion

Address
1,6 mi
722/7 Sri Nanda Mawatha
10107 Kotikawatta
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


Monsoon Suites

Address
1,6 mi
198/7 Siriwimal Udyanaya
10100 Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Lanka

Time Information

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


TeaTalk

Address
1,6 mi
No. 343, Park Road
Colombo
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ZEN Rooms Nawala Junction

Address
1,6 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


Videos from this area

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UCD Convocation Colombo 2013

Published: December 22, 2013
Length: 56:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shashika Bandara

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Day Driving in Colombo, Sri Lanka - Jan 2015

Published: February 11, 2015
Length: 18:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Shaan Uday

Filmed in January 2015 Max Quality : 1080p HD Camera: Cannon EOS 100D www.shaanuday.blogspot.com.


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Published: February 02, 2015
Length: 55:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ashen kadakkuttiarachchige


Hero Hunk Bikes Stunts at Colombo Motor Show 2014 - Part 2

Published: November 03, 2014
Length: 30:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Indika Uditha Kumara

This Year Colombo Motor Show Bike Stunts Performed by Hero Hunk Bikers. Performance are Awesome. This is the Second Video of this Event recording by me.


Anatomy Block Centenary Commemoration - Moments of A Journey Through the Human Body

Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 28:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Madhusha Jayasekara

The Anatomy Block of Faculty of Medicine Colombo Celebrates its 100 year today November 3rd 2013. These are some Moments captured during the Educational Workshop "A Journey Through the ...


Rain in Colombo (2009-10-31)

Published: December 27, 2010
Length: 41:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rehman5000

This is how it rains in Colombo, Sri Lanka; starts suddenly, pours till you pee, and ends suddenly...


Theseus and the Minotaur: A Lego Stop Motion Production

Published: February 12, 2013
Length: 15:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tobias ells

A Lego performance about the Minotaur, an old Greek myth.


NITRO racing

Published: January 25, 2014
Length: 08:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shivanka de Silva

NITRO racing in Colombo.


Eshan at Colombo Golf Club

Published: September 14, 2009
Length: 17:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Prasad Wimalasiri

Eshan at Colombo Golf Club.


Controlling LED bulbs using Raspberry Pi GUI

Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 16:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Technoplus Automation

Raspberry Pi practical examples conducted during the course. Students making a GUI to control LED bulb on/off & intensity using.


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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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Capitals in Asia, Planned cities, Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka, Planned capitals, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

National Institute of Business Management (Sri Lanka)

The National Institute of Business Management (also known as NIBM) is a Sri Lankan business school. It is a collaboration with the UNDP, with the ILO functioning as the executing agency. On 1 June 1976, the Institute was incorporated as the National Institute of Business Management.

Located at 6.90611, 79.8706 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Business schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1968, Education in Colombo

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 1 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

Nalanda College, Colombo

Nalanda College Colombo (officially Nalanda Maha Vidalaya) is a government Buddhist school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The college was established by P. de S. Kularatne as an offshoot of Ananda College Colombo on 1 November 1925.

Located at 6.92222, 79.8747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Nalanda College, Colombo, Alumni of Nalanda College, Colombo, Educational institutions established in 1925, National schools in Sri Lanka, Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka, Schools with a Cadet Corps

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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods in 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 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1841 establishments, Prisons in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Colombo, Government buildings in Colombo

Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall

The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), is a convention center located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Built between 1970 and 1973 the convention center was a gift from the People's Republic of China in memory of Solomon Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) from 1956 to 1959.

Located at 6.90167, 79.8728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Convention centres in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Colombo, Government buildings in Sri Lanka

Carey College, Colombo

Carey Baptist College, popularly known as "Carey College", is a private Baptist school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.

Located at 6.91752, 79.871 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Schools in Colombo, Private schools in Sri Lanka

CR & FC Grounds

Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club Grounds is a multi-purpose stadium complex located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is the home ground of Caltex League side Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club and on occasion hosts concerts.

Located at 6.90028, 79.8708 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Colombo, Football venues in Sri Lanka, Multi-purpose stadiums in Sri Lanka

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 0 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 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wars involving Sri Lanka, Battles involving Sri Lanka, Sieges involving Portugal, Conflicts in 1557, Conflicts in 1558

2012 Welikada prison riot

The Welikada prison riot was a prison riot that occurred on 9 November 2012 at Welikada Prison in Sri Lanka. The riot broke out during a search for illegal arms. The riot left 27 people dead and 40 injured. The government has appointed a committee to investigate the riot. Welikada Prison, which has around 4,000 prisoners, has witnessed a number of violent riots in its history.

Located at 6.92114, 79.8788 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2012 in Sri Lanka, 2012 riots, Mass murder in 2012, Prison massacres in Sri Lanka, Prison uprisings, Riots and civil disorder in Sri Lanka

Popular in vicinity

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


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Welikada East, Welikada