Kolonnawa

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Kolonnawa


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Kolonnawa is located in Colombo District
Kolonnawa
Kolonnawa
Location in Colombo District
Coordinates: 6°55′42″N 79°53′42″E / 6.92833°N 79.89500°E / 6.92833; 79.89500Coordinates: 6°55′42″N 79°53′42″E / 6.92833°N 79.89500°E / 6.92833; 79.89500
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceWestern Province
DistrictColombo District
Population
(2012[1])
 • Total64,887
Time zone+5.30

Kolonnawa is a suburb of Colombo city, in Colombo District, Western Province of Sri Lanka.


Kolonnawa Urban Council[edit]

Zone [2][edit]

  • Kolonnawa
  • Orugodawatte
  • Wellampitiya

Demographics[edit]

Kolonnawa Municipality area is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious urban centre. According to the census of 2012 the demographics by ethnicity and religion is as follows:.

Religious & Ethnic Identification in Kolonnawa Municipality area [3] [4]
2012 Percentage
Buddhist 123,225 64.58%
Islam 43,988 23.05%
Hindu 12,991 6.81%
Roman Catholic 7,327 3.84%
Other Christian 3,245 1.70%
Other 41 0.02%
Total 190,817 100.00%
Sinhalese 128,623 67.41%
Sri Lankan Moor 40,412 21.18%
Sri Lankan Tamil 15,934 8.35%
Indian Tamil 2,101 1.10%
Malay 1,885 0.99%
Burgher 1,301 0.68%
Other 487 0.26%
Sri Lankan Chetty 57 0.03%
Baratha 17 0.01%
Total 190,817 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sri Lanka - largest cities (per geographical entity)". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2011-04-26. Retrieved 2012-12-17. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Ward Maps of Colombo District – Kolonnawa Urban Council" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Department of Census and Statistics Sri Lanka - Population by ethnicity and district according to Divisional Secretary's Division, 2012".
  4. ^ "Department of Census and Statistics Sri Lanka - Population by divisional secretariat division, religion and sex- 2012" (PDF).