Ekala, Sri Lanka

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Ekala


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Ekala is located in Sri Lanka
Ekala
Ekala
Coordinates: 7°06′05″N 79°54′35″E / 7.10139°N 79.90972°E / 7.10139; 79.90972Coordinates: 7°06′05″N 79°54′35″E / 7.10139°N 79.90972°E / 7.10139; 79.90972
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceWestern Province
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)
Area code(s)011

Ekala, Sri Lanka is a suburb of Ja-Ela situated within a radius of 3 km from Ja-Ela. Ekala is notable as an industrial location. It belongs to the Ja-Ela Pradeshiya Sabha.

Industries[edit]

There are many factories in Ekala such as Rhino Industries, Eveready, Camoplast, Polytex Garments, etc..

Lakdiva Engineering Company[edit]

Lakdiva Engineering Company operates a service workshop for the Sri Lanka Transport Board(SLTB) buses in Ekala.

Air Force(TTS)[edit]

SLAF Ekala is the Sri Lanka Air Force station in Ekala. It is the primary training centre for all Sri Lanka Air Force specialist airmen trades, to this end the station is home to the Advanced & Specialized Trade Training School ( A & S TTS). It is also the home of the office of Chief Recruiting Officer, who is responsible for recruiting Officers and others ranks to the SLAF.

Transportation[edit]

To Colombo=The main Interprovincial bus route 5-Kurunegala-Colombo passes through this town. For short distances, the 265-Minuwangoda-Colombo or 187-1 or 187-2 Ekala/Nivasiepura-Fort buses are present.

To Gampaha= 201-Ja-Ela-Gampaha/Nittambuwa buses are present.

To Raddolugama= 267/1-Ja-Ela-Raddolugama buses are present.

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