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Kandana is a suburb of Colombo in Western Province, Sri Lanka, 19 km (12 mi) north of the Colombo city centre. Due to the proximity to Colombo, Negombo as well as the Bandaranaike International Airport, the suburb is a popular residential area. The neighboring suburbs are Ja-Ela, Ragama and Wattala.
Kandana is situated on the A3 (Colombo - Negombo) Highway.
The major ethnic group in Kandana are Sinhalese and most residents of Kandana are Roman Catholic. The St. Sebastian's Shrine in Kandana  is a well-known Roman Catholic place of worship. Many Catholic churches are situated in and around Kandana. Historically, Kandana has had a large Burgher (Dutch, Portuguese and British ancestry) population, however the number of Burghers has decreased throughout the years.
- (official website - http://www.kandanashrine.org)
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