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Thalawathugoda  තලවතුගොඩ  தலவச்துகொட‌ is located in Sri Lanka
Thalawathugoda  තලවතුගොඩ  தலவச்துகொட‌


Coordinates: 6°56′8″N 79°59′2″E / 6.93556°N 79.98389°E / 6.93556; 79.98389
Country  Sri Lanka
Province Western Province
District Colombo District
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time (UTC+5:30)

Thalawathugoda is a suburb of Colombo city. It is located approximately sixteen (16) kilometres from the city centre of Colombo, adjacent to Battaramulla and Pelawatte on the Borella-Kottawa main road, bordering Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte (The administrative Capital of Sri Lanka). The Diyawanna Oya (Parliament Lake) forms the "Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte" side boundary of Thalawathugoda. The beautiful natural landscape consisting of paddy fields and marshlands in this area attracts many nature lovers. This is a rapidly developing residential area with many facilities. New modern luxury housing schemes are being developed around Kalalgoda Road and Hokandara Road to cater to high end housing demand. A notable expatriate and upper middle class local population resides in Thalawathugoda.

Local facilities[edit]

Urban Council[edit]

Thalawathugoda is served by the Maharagama Urban Council. A separate Urban Council for Thalwathugoda does not exist at present.

Postal structure[edit]

Earlier Thalawathugoda had a sub post office which is controled by the Battaramulla main post office. Promoted Thalawathugoda Post Office was opened recently. However, a few areas fall under Hokandara and Pannipitiya postal limits.

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Coordinates: 6°52′23″N 79°56′31″E / 6.873°N 79.942°E / 6.873; 79.942