Monaragala

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Monaragala

මොණරාගල
மொனராகலை
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Monaragala
Coordinates: 6°52′21″N81°20′14″E / 6.872575°N 81.33728°E / 6.872575; 81.33728
Country Sri Lanka
Province Uva Province
District Monaragala
Elevation
151 m (495 ft)
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total10,123 [2]
Time zone UTC+05:30 (SLT)

Monaragala (Sinhala : මොනරාගල, romanized: Monarāgala; Tamil : மொணராகலை, romanized: Moṇarākalai) is a town located in Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka. It is the largest town in Monaragala District [ citation needed ] and is located 57.3 km (35.6 mi) southeast of Badulla, the capital city of Uva Province. Monaragala is situated about 151 m (495 ft) above sea level on the Colombo-Batticaloa main road. [3]

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  1. "Census of Population and Housing 2011" . Retrieved 25 September 2015.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Monaragala - 1234808 - WORLD GEOGRAPHY" . Retrieved 25 September 2015.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Monaragala Pradeshiya Sabawa - MONARAGALA PRADESIYA SABAWA" . Retrieved 25 September 2015.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)