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Godakawela

The Godakawela, located in the southern part of Ratnapura District in the Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka, is a testament to the country’s rich cultural and administrative diversity. Spanning an area of 42.03 square kilometers, it oversees a sprawling network of 170 villages, organized into 44 Grama Niladhari Divisions. With a population of 76,469, this region serves as a vibrant hub for the local communities, blending traditional Sri Lankan life with the administrative efficiency needed to support its inhabitants.

Godakawela’s position in the southern part of Ratnapura District grants it a unique strategic importance. This area is known for its lush landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and significant contributions to the province’s and indeed the country’s economy. The Divisional Secretariat’s role extends beyond mere administration; it is pivotal in implementing government policies, coordinating development projects, and ensuring the welfare of its residents. Its comprehensive coverage of 170 villages highlights its extensive responsibility in managing local governance and development.

Total Population

76,469

GN Divisions

44

Godakawela

With a population of 76,469, Godakawela is a microcosm of Sri Lanka’s diverse societal fabric. The area’s demographic diversity is reflected in its vibrant community life, where traditional customs and modern practices coexist. The Divisional Secretariat plays a crucial role in fostering community development, supporting educational initiatives, healthcare services, and social welfare programs to enhance the quality of life for its residents.

Located 124 kilometres away from Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, Godakawela serves as a prominent example of the country’s regional development and cultural richness. This distance places Godakawela comfortably within reach for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, offering a glimpse into the serene and vibrant lifestyle of rural Sri Lanka.

GN CodeName in English
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: 045-2240222 / 045-2240323
  • Hospital: +94 452 246 261
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