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Weligepola

Weligepola, nestled in the Ratnapura District of Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka, presents a unique blend of urban and rural charms. With a population of approximately 30,983 across 30 GN divisions, this town offers a peek into the heart of Sri Lankan culture and natural beauty. This guide aims to provide an in-depth exploration of Weligepola, from its historical significance to modern attractions, ensuring travelers can fully experience its allure.

Total Population

30,983

GN Divisions

30

Weligepola

Weligepola’s history is steeped in cultural richness, with its roots tracing back to ancient settlements. The town has played a significant role in Sri Lanka’s narrative, contributing to its cultural and traditional tapestry. Visitors are encouraged to delve into the historical sites that dot the landscape, offering insights into the area’s past and evolution over the centuries.

The geography of Weligepola is as diverse as its culture. Situated within the Ratnapura District, the town is characterized by lush landscapes, a humid climate, and a variety of natural attractions. From cascading waterfalls to dense forests, Weligepola is a haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

Reaching Weligepola is a journey through some of Sri Lanka’s most scenic routes. A detailed travel guide highlights the best paths, including the Panadura-Nambapana-Ratnapura Highway (PNR Hwy/A8), which offers a direct route from major cities. Whether by public transport or private vehicle, travellers can find convenient options to suit their travel preferences.

GN CodeName 
005Paragahamaditta
010Illukkumbura
015Panana
020Galgodagama
025Kongastenna
030Bopitigoda
035Gangodagama
040Medaganoya
045Udaranwala
050Weligepola
055Udagangoda
060Belimaliyadda
065Handagiriya
070Handagirigoda
075Palugahawela
080Urawala
085Kottimbulwala
090Thalagaskanda
095Ranwala
100Ammaduwa
105Elamalpe
110Thennahena
115Kalatuwakanda
120Badullegama
125Hatangala
130Bambaragala
135Pussathota
140Madawalalanda
145Galpaya
150Muttettupola
  • Police Station: 045-2227222 / 045-2227122
  • Hospital: +94 452 227 061
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