|Elevation||900 m (3,000 ft)|
|• Density||537.6/km2 (1,392/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+6 (Summer time)|
It is served by railway station of the Sri Lanka Railways on the Badulla branch. There is a spiral at this location. It is easily visible from the Demodara railway station. This involves a tunnel which actually runs beneath the Demodara railway station. On the track which exists, the tunnel winds around a mountain, continuously ascending to end up at a higher elevation on what was the mountain under which the tunnel is built.
- Gyan C. A. Fernando (2001). "Colombo to Badulla on the Udarata Menike Express". Great Railway Journeys of the World. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- Aryadasa Ratnasinghe (13 June 1999). "Train to Badulla". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2008-11-01.