Hatton, Sri Lanka

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Hatton
හැටන්
ஹற்றன்
Hatton Sri Lanka

Hatton City
Hattonහැටන්ஹற்றன் is located in Sri Lanka
Hattonහැටන්ஹற்றன்
Hatton
හැටන්
ஹற்றன்
Coordinates: 6°53′23″N 80°35′53″E / 6.88972°N 80.59806°E / 6.88972; 80.59806Coordinates: 6°53′23″N 80°35′53″E / 6.88972°N 80.59806°E / 6.88972; 80.59806
Country Sri Lanka
Province Central Province
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,255
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)
 • Summer (DST) Summer time (UTC+6)

Hatton (Sinhala: හැටන්, Tamil: ஹற்றன்),

is a town in the Nuwara Eliya District of Central Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. Situated at an elevation of 1271 m (4168 ft),it is known for its Ceylon tea plantations and industry.


Located on the Colombo-Badulla railway line, and ColomboNuware Eliya main Road (A7), the town serves as a gateway to Adam's Peak pilgrims, Nuwara Eliya and tourists. Hatton National Bank and Brown & Co. Ltd. were founded in Hatton.

In 2008 part of the Hatton town, including religious places, was gazetted as a Religious Zone by the Government of Sri Lanka.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnicity Population[1] % Of Total
Indian Tamils 4,713 33.06
Sinhalese 5,752 26.32
Sri Lankan Tamils 3,278 23.00
Sri Lankan Moors 2,309 16.20
Other (including Burgher, Malay) 203 1.42
Total 14,255 100

Main schools[edit]

new schools

Webster International School

Post and telephone[edit]

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