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Embilipitiya

Nestled in the Ratnapura District of the Sabaragamuwa Province, Embilipitiya is a testament to Sri Lanka’s urban development and growth. From its humble beginnings in the 1970s as a small town with a mere handful of boutiques, Embilipitiya has undergone a remarkable transformation, emerging as a modern urban center with a robust infrastructure. Today, with a population of approximately 134,713, it stands as a vibrant testament to the country’s developmental strides.

The pivotal moment in Embilipitiya’s growth trajectory can be traced back to the implementation of the Udawalawe development project. This initiative was not just about enhancing the town’s infrastructure; it was a vision to stimulate economic growth, improve living standards, and create a sustainable urban environment. As a result, Embilipitiya expanded its horizons, paving the way for a future as a dynamic urban center.

Total Population

134,713

GN Divisions

40

Embilipitiya

The town’s evolution has been significant, with modern amenities and services that cater to the needs of its residents and visitors alike. Embilipitiya’s development is indicative of its role in the Greater Hambantota development project, which aims to boost the southern region’s economy. This initiative positions Embilipitiya as a central hub and commercial center, driving further growth and prosperity.

Embilipitiya’s geographical location amplifies its significance, being the nearest city to the Sooriyawewa International Cricket Stadium and Mattala International Airport. This proximity to major infrastructure enhances its logistical capabilities and boosts tourism and sports-related activities. The town’s strategic position is a magnet for investment and development, promising a bright future in both economic and social terms.

The urban landscape of Embilipitiya is a blend of modernity and tradition, where development projects continue to shape its identity. As the town embraces its role within the Greater Hambantota project, it is poised to become even more integral to Sri Lanka’s growth narrative. The emphasis on sustainable development, coupled with strategic planning, ensures that Embilipitiya will continue to thrive and contribute to the nation’s prosperity.

005Pallebedda
010Thittawelpotha
015Panahaduwa
020Udawalawa
025Thimbolketiya
030Kolambage Ara
035Sankhapala
040Miriswelpotha
045Adaluwa
050Maduwanwela
055Udawalawa Track 2
060Rathkarawwa
065Gangeyaya
070Ketagal Ara
075Nindagam Pelessa
080Ranchamadama
085Panamura
090Konkatuwa
095Embilipitiya Udagama
100Hingura Ara
105Kalagedi Ara
110Moraketiya
115Embilipitiya Pallegama
120Embilipitiya New Town
125Yodhagama
130Modarawana
135Sudugala
140Walalgoda
145Jadura
150Diyapota
155Mulendiyawala
160Thorakolayaya
165Kumbugoda Ara
170Hingura
175Halmillaketiya
180Thunkama
185Hagala
190Kuttigala
195Julangete
200Padalangala
  • Police Station: 047-2230222 / 047-2230223
  • Hospital: +94 472 230 261
EMBILIPITIYA WEATHER

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