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This article is about Minuwangoda town. For its Statistics, see Minuwangoda Divisional Secretariat.
Minuwangoda is located in Sri Lanka
Location in Sri Lanka
Coordinates: 7°10′24″N 79°57′43″E / 7.17333°N 79.96194°E / 7.17333; 79.96194Coordinates: 7°10′24″N 79°57′43″E / 7.17333°N 79.96194°E / 7.17333; 79.96194
Country Sri Lanka
Province Western Province
District Gampaha District
 • Total 178,401
Time zone SLST (UTC+5.30)
Postal code 11550
Area code(s) 011
Website www.minuwangoda.ds.gov.lk

Minuwangoda is a town, governed by an Urban Council, situated near Negombo, in the Gampaha District, Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of Negombo and 35 kilometres (22 mi) north east of Colombo. It is an important junction town, connecting the Negombo to Kandy road (via Nittambuwa) with the A1/A6 main road from Colombo to Kurunegala. The main bus route 5 from Colombo to Kurunegala passes through the town. The town is also situated near the Bandaranaike International Airport, on the way to Negombo.

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Asgiriya Rajamaha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple which is located close to the Gampaha city. Currently this temple has been recognized as archaeological protected monument in Minuwangoda division. The history of this temple runs to the reign of King Valagamba.


Villages in Minuwangoda[edit]