China Garden

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China Garden
Coordinates: 6°2′0″N 18°13′0″E / 6.03333°N 18.21667°E / 6.03333; 18.21667
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceSouthern Province
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

China Garden is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located in Southern Province. The name is believed to refer to Chinese migrant labourers who were brought to the area for agricultural work in the early 19th century by Frederick North, then the colonial Governor of Ceylon.[1]

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  1. ^ S. Pathiravitana (2008-05-27), "Ceylankan - a melange of many minds", Daily News, archived from the original on 2012-10-21, retrieved 2011-06-15

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Coordinates: 6°02′N 80°13′E / 6.033°N 80.217°E / 6.033; 80.217