Baddegama

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Baddegama

බද්දේගම නගරය

බද්දේගම
Nickname(s): 
Baddegama Town
Baddegama is located in Sri Lanka
Baddegama
Baddegama
Location in Sri Lanka
Coordinates: 6°10′N 80°10′E / 6.167°N 80.167°E / 6.167; 80.167
ProvinceSouthern Province
DistrictGalle District
Government
 • TypeGalle Municipal Council
Area
 • Total111 km2 (43 sq mi)
Population
 (78,535)
 • Total78,535
 • Density708/km2 (1,830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)
Main Post Office : Baddegama
80200
Area code(s)091
Websitehttp://baddegama.ds.gov.lk

Baddegama is a main town in Galle District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. Baddegama is accessible from the  E01  Southern Expressway, and is located 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from the Baddegama Expressway Inter Exchange and 102 km (63 mi) from Colombo.

The main livelihood for the town was paddy cultivation but that has now changed to tea cultivation as well as rubber, coconut, cinnamon, pepper and minor export cultivation.

Education[edit]

Baddegama has five main schools.

  • Christ Church Boys' College (National School)
  • Christ Church Girls' School (National School)
  • St Anthony's College (Secondary School)
  • Rathnasara College
  • Roman Catholic College
Winter Ferry, Baddegama

Transport[edit]

Baddegama Main Central Bus-stand

Colombo, Galle including more than 30 destination Bus route's Start from Baddegama main bus-stand.


Coordinates: 6°10′N 80°11′E / 6.167°N 80.183°E / 6.167; 80.183