Hatton, Sri Lanka
|Time zone||Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||Summer time (UTC+6)|
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 Colombo – Nuware 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.
|Ethnicity||Population||% Of Total|
|Sri Lankan Tamils||3,278||23.00|
|Sri Lankan Moors||2,309||16.20|
|Other (including Burgher, Malay)||203||1.42|
- Highlands College – Tamil & English Medium
- Sri Pada College – Sinhala & English Medium
- St. Gabriel's Convent – Sinhala & Tamil Medium
- St. John Bosco's College Tamil & Sinhala Medium
- Highlevel International School – English Medium
Univenture college International- English medium
Post and telephone
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