Grandpass

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Grandpass


ග්‍රන්ඩ්පාස්

பாலத்துறை
Suburb
Grandpass is located in Sri Lanka
Grandpass
Grandpass
Coordinates: 6°56′51″N 79°52′29″E / 6.94750°N 79.87472°E / 6.94750; 79.87472Coordinates: 6°56′51″N 79°52′29″E / 6.94750°N 79.87472°E / 6.94750; 79.87472
Country Sri Lanka
Province Western Province
District Colombo District
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)
Postal Code 01400 [1]

Grandpass is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is part of an area known as Colombo 14.

History[edit]

During the Portuguese administration in Sri Lanka, the area was named Grande Passo. The name was anglicised during the British administration to become Grandpass. It was also known as Groote Pas, Pas Nacollegam and Pas van Goensdorp to the Dutch people. [2]



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