Balangoda

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Balangoda
බළන්ගොඩ
பலாங்கொடை
Town
Balangoda is located in Sri Lanka
Balangoda
Balangoda
Location in Sri Lanka
Coordinates: 6°39′N 80°41′E / 6.650°N 80.683°E / 6.650; 80.683Coordinates: 6°39′N 80°41′E / 6.650°N 80.683°E / 6.650; 80.683
Country Sri Lanka
Province Sabaragamuwa Province
District Ratnapura District
Time zone +5.30
Website www.searchbalangoda.com

Balangoda is a large town in Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an urban council. Its 143 kilometres (89 mi) from Colombo and 43 kilometres (27 mi) from Ratnapura. It is one of the largest towns of the Sabaragamuwa Province. According to the 2001 census, Balangoda has a population of 16,875 and area of 16.2 km². Sri shariputhra maha vidyalaya school is located here.

Balangoda is world famous city due to many reasons. Balangoda Man is first and foremost there. Second is Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. Third is the that the first female prime minister in the world Sirimavo Bandaranaike is from balangoda.

See also[edit]

Dethanagala Mountain Balangoda