Kolonnawa

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Kolonnawa

කොලොන්නාව
கொலன்னாவ
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Kolonnawa
Location in Colombo District
Coordinates: 6°55′42″N79°53′42″E / 6.92833°N 79.89500°E / 6.92833; 79.89500 Coordinates: 6°55′42″N79°53′42″E / 6.92833°N 79.89500°E / 6.92833; 79.89500
CountrySri Lanka
Province Western Province
District Colombo District
Population
 (2012 [1] )
  Total64,887
Time zone +5.30

Kolonnawa (Sinhala : කොලොන්නාව, Tamil : கொலன்னாவ) is a town located on the eastern boundary of Colombo District, Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is bounded by Kelani River to the north, Kotikawatta-Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha to the East, Kotte Municipal Council to the south and Colombo Municipal Council to the west.

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Kolonnawa Urban Council

Zone [2]

Demographics

Kolonnawa Municipality area is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious urban centre. According to the census of 2012, the demographics by ethnicity and religion is as follows:.

Religious & Ethnic Identification in Kolonnawa Municipality area [3] [4]
2012Percentage
Buddhist 123,22564.58%
Islam 43,98823.05%
Hindu 12,9916.81%
Roman Catholic 7,3273.84%
Other Christian3,2451.70%
Other410.02%
Total190,817100.00%
Sinhalese 128,62367.41%
Sri Lankan Moor 40,41221.18%
Sri Lankan Tamil 15,9348.35%
Indian Tamil 2,1011.10%
Malay 1,8850.99%
Burgher 1,3010.68%
Other4870.26%
Sri Lankan Chetty 570.03%
Baratha 170.01%
Total190,817100.00%

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References

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  2. "Ward Maps of Colombo District – Kolonnawa Urban Council" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-09-21. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  3. "Department of Census and Statistics Sri Lanka - Population by ethnicity and district according to Divisional Secretary's Division, 2012".
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