Kiribathgoda

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Kiribathgoda


කිරිබත්ගොඩ

கிரிபத்கொடை
Kiribathgoda is located in Sri Lanka
Kiribathgoda
Kiribathgoda
Coordinates: 6°58′41″N 79°59′46″E / 6.97806°N 79.99611°E / 6.97806; 79.99611Coordinates: 6°58′41″N 79°59′46″E / 6.97806°N 79.99611°E / 6.97806; 79.99611
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceWestern Province
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)
Area code(s)011

Kiribathgoda is a large suburb of Colombo city, and is situated on A1 highway, from Colombo to Kandy between Kelaniya and Mahara/Kadawatha in Sri Lanka. It is the first commercial E-Suburb in Sri Lanka.[citation needed] This suburb located 12 km away from Colombo city center Fort. It is also linked to Makola by road.

Sinhalese ethnicity dominates Kiribathgoda with a majority of Sinhalese belonging to Buddhism & a significant minority belonging to Christianity (Majority; Catholicism). There are multitudinous number of Buddhist temples spread throughout Kiribathgoda & a Catholic church in the outskirt of Kiribathgoda.

Education[edit]

The University of Kelaniya is one of the main State Universities of Sri Lanka is situated just near the Kiribathgoda city limits. Couple of School's and International school available in Kiribathgoda town, they are Viharamahadeavi Balika Vidyalaya, Ramasinghe Vidyalaya, and Ureaka International School

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