Pinnawala

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Pinnawala
පින්නවල
Town
Pinnawala is located in Sri Lanka
Pinnawala
Pinnawala
Coordinates: 7°18′05″N 80°23′12″E / 7.3015°N 80.3867°E / 7.3015; 80.3867
Country Sri Lanka
Province Sabaragamuwa Province
District Kegalle
Time zone UTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)
Sri Lanka Post 70130[1]
Area code(s) 035
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala is a village in Kegalle District of Sri Lanka and is around 90 km from the capital, Colombo. It is well known for its elephant orphanage.

Elephant Orphanage[edit]

The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is situated northwest of the town of Kegalle, halfway between the present commercial capital Colombo and the ancient royal residence Kandy. There are about 84 elephants under protection. The orphanage is open to the public.[2]

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Coordinates: 7°18′N 80°24′E / 7.300°N 80.400°E / 7.300; 80.400