Welimada (වැලිමඩ)is a town in the Badulla District of the Uva Province of Sri Lanka.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


වැලිමඩ  (Sinhala)
Coordinates: 6°54′04″N 80°55′22″E
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceUva Province
1,017 m (3,337 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)
Postal Code


The Welimada town is now administered by the Welimada Divisional Council. Notable government institutions include:

  • Divisional Secretariat
  • Police Station
  • Government Hospital

Places of interest

  • Divurumwela Old Temple
  • Sthripura Cave[7][8]
  • Bomburu ella Waterfall[9]
  • Manabharana Waterfalls - Lunuwattha
  • Boralanda Dairy Farms
  • 18th Railway Tunnel
  • Reservoir of Umaoya Project

Sthripura Cave

Sthripura Cave is located at Kiriwanagama about 16 km from Welimada. The Cave consists of a series of three caves. It is believed from the legend, The cave had been used by the King Ravana of Sri Lanka to hide the princess Sita. According to the Ramayana, princess Sita was abducted from her husband, Prince Rama of India.[10]

Members of The Parliament

See also


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.