Agrapatana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Agrapatana
அக்கரப்பத்தனை
Village
Agrapatana is located in Sri Lanka
Agrapatana
Agrapatana
Coordinates: 6°52′N 80°42′E / 6.867°N 80.700°E / 6.867; 80.700
Country Sri Lanka
Province Central Province
Elevation 1,382 m (4,533 ft)
Time zone UTC5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Agrapatana is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province.

Introduction[edit]

Agrapatana is situated 20 km (12 mi) away from Talawakelle. The town is surrounded by tea estates. Agrapatana Tamil Maha Vidyalayam and Sinhala Maha Vidyalaya are situated in the vicinity. Majority of people living in this area are Tamils however there are Sinhalese and Muslim ethnic communities as well. Grocery shops, Hardware shops, Hotels and Bars constitute the town.

Industry[edit]

The town is surrounded by numerous tea estates (including Holmwood Estate (Map), Sutton Division, Agra Uvah, Hauteville Estate and Glasgow Estate). The tea produced in Agrapatana is of high quality and typically demands a high price in the tea market.[citation needed]

Tamil People[edit]

Tamil people living in Agrapatana have their origin in South Indian State, Tamil Nadu who were brought to be employed as tea workers by British during the Colonial period (1815-1947).

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 6°52′N 80°42′E / 6.867°N 80.700°E / 6.867; 80.700