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Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
District (Tamil: நுவரேலியா மாவட்டம், Sinhalese: නුවරඑළිය දිස්ත්‍රික්කය) is a district in Central Province, Sri Lanka, centered on the tourist city of Nuwara Eliya.

Contents

1 Demographics 2 Geography 3 Cities 4 Towns 5 Schools 6 References 7 External links

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups

Indian Tamil 355,830 (50.57%)

Sinhalese 282,621 (40.17%)

Sri Lankan Tamil 46,066 (6.55%)

Sri Lankan Moor 16,555 (2.35%)

Burgher 632 (0.09%)

Sri Lankan Malay 1,059 (0.15%)

Other 847 (0.12%)

Religions

Hinduism 359,135 (51.04%)

Buddhism 279,139 (39.67%)

Islam 19,099 (2.71%)

Roman Catholic 35,008 (4.98%)

Other Christian 10,741 (1.53%)

Other 488 (0.07%)

Religion in Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
District (2011)[1]    Hinduism
Hinduism
(51.1%)    Buddhism
Buddhism
(39.1%)    Christianity
Christianity
(6.6%)    Islam
Islam
(3.0%)   Other (0.1%)

The population according to 2001 census is 703,610 of which 50.61% Tamils of Indian origin, 40.2% are Sinhalese, 6.5% native Sri Lankan Tamils and 2.4% Sri Lankan Moors. In terms of religion,51.0% of the population are Hindu, 39.7.0 % Buddhists, 5% Roman Catholics, 2.7% Muslims and 1.5% belong to non-catholic Christian denominations.[2] Geography[edit]

Marker on the A5 highway in Nuwara Eliya, horse and Race Course in the background

Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
district is located in the hill country of Central Province. The terrain is generally mountainous, with deep valleys. Cities[edit]

Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
(Municipal Council)

Towns[edit]

Hapugastalawa Agrapatana Ambewela Bogawantalawa Bopattalawa Dayagama Bazaar Ginigathena Haggala Hatton- Dikoya UC Kotagala Kotmale Labukele Laxapana Lindula- Talawakele
Talawakele
UC Maskeliya Nuwara Eliya Nanuoya Padiyapelella Ramboda Ragala Rozella Udapussallawa Walapane Watawala

Schools[edit] Poramadulla Central College
Poramadulla Central College
is located in the Rikillagaskada community in Hanguranketha.[3] References[edit]

^ Department of Census
Census
and Statistics,The Census
Census
of Population and Housing of Sri Lanka-2011 ^ Department of Census
Census
and Statistics official government website ^ S.M. Jiffrey Abdeen (March 10, 2012), Poramadulla CC makes progress despite difficulties, Daily News (Sri Lanka), Archived from the original on December 8, 2013, retrieved December 7, 2013 CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) ()

External links[edit]

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
portal

Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
official web portal

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Districts of Sri Lanka

Central Province

Kandy Matale Nuwara Eliya

Eastern Province

Ampara Batticaloa Trincomalee

North Central Province

Anuradhapura Polonnaruwa

Northern Province

Jaffna Kilinochchi Mannar Mullaitivu Vavuniya

North Western Province

Kurunegala Puttalam

Sabaragamuwa Province

Kegalle Ratnapura

Southern Province

Galle Hambantota Matara

Uva Province

Badulla Monaragala

Western Province

Colombo Gampaha Kalutara

v t e

Nuwara Eliya

Founder

Samuel Baker

Geography

Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
District Lake Gregory Pidurutalagala Baker's Falls World's End

Buildings and landmarks

Historical

Queen's Cottage General's House Grand Hotel Hill Club Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
Post Office St. Andrew's Hotel

Parks and Gardens

Hakgala Botanical Garden Horton Plains National Park Galway's Land National Park Victoria Park

Sports

Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
Racecourse Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya
Golf Club

Culture

Seetha Amman Temple

Education

List of schools in Central Province

Nuwara Eliya

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