Dharga Town

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Dharga Town

දර්ගා නගරය
தர்கா நகரம்
A Shrine at Dharga Town
A Shrine at Dharga Town
Dharga Town is located in Sri Lanka
Dharga Town
Dharga Town
Location in Sri Lanka
Coordinates: 6°26′45″N 80°00′09″E / 6.44583°N 80.00250°E / 6.44583; 80.00250Coordinates: 6°26′45″N 80°00′09″E / 6.44583°N 80.00250°E / 6.44583; 80.00250
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceWestern Province
DistrictKalutara District
Population
(2012)
 • Total20,540
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (SLST)
Postal code
12090
Area code(s)034

Dharga Town (Sinhala:දර්ගා නගරය Tamil: தர்கா நகரம் ) is a town located in Kalutara District, Western Province, Sri Lanka.[1] Dharga Town is close to Aluthgama and the tourist town Bentota.

Schools[edit]

Government Schools[edit]

International Schools[edit]

  • Alif International School
  • Bambridge International School

Arabic College[edit]

  • Ilharul Islam Arabic College

Population[edit]

A Vast Majority of people Sri Lankan Muslims , and Tamils Make the Population of 20540 (Including Seenawatha 765-A and Welipitiya 768-A)[3]

Religious Places[edit]

Aluthgama Kande Vihara

Buddhist Temples[edit]

  1. Kurundhuwaththa Buddhist Temple
  2. Aluthgama Kande Viharaya (Mountain Temple)
  3. Pathirajagoda Temple

Masjids[edit]

  1. Mohideen Jumma Masjid (Periya Palli)
  2. Meera Masjid (Theru Palli)[4]
  3. Darul Huda (Thowheed Palli)
  4. Meeripenna Jummah Mosque
  5. Welipity Jummah Masjid
  6. Masjid ul Noor (Marikkar Street)
  7. Masjid ul Rahman - Jummah Masjid (Marikkar Street)
  8. Siyad Marikkar Masjid(Meeripenna road)
  9. Masjidul Muslimeen

Sports Clubs[edit]

Soccer and Cricket Clubs[edit]

  • Young Man Sports Club (Founded 1969)[5]
  • Zaviya Sports Club (Founded 1973)[5]
  • Red Star Fc (Founded 2010)
  • Red Apple Cricket Club

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mycities.co - Dharga Town (Sri Lanka - Western) - Visit the city, map and weather". mycities.co. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Schools in Sri Lanka". Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  3. ^ DS Web Manager. "Beruwala Divisional Secretariat - Statistical Information - Page 2". ds.gov.lk. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Meera Jumma Masjid in Dharga Town, Western Province - salatomatic.com: your guide to mosques & Islamic schools". salatomatic.com. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  5. ^ a b "YMSC Veterans win Kalutara sports". sundaytimes.lk. Retrieved 21 July 2015.