Wattegama Central College

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Wattegama Central College
Wattegama, Kandy
Sri Lanka
Type Public
Established 19 March 1959;59 years ago (1959-03-19)
Principal Mrs. Rani Wijerathna
Grades 1–13
Enrollment 1500

Wattegama Central College is public school situated in Wattegama, Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka.

State schools are generally primary or secondary schools mandated for or offered to all children without charge, funded in whole or in part by taxation.

Wattegama Place in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Wattegama (Sinhala: වත්තේගම, Tamil:வத்தேகம) is a town and Urban Council in Kandy District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

Kandy City in Central Province, Sri Lanka

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic, one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.


Wattegama Central College was established in 19 March in 1959 as Madhdhuma Bandara College. College provide primary and secondary education for students of 1–13 grades. Currently college has enrollment of 1,500 students and about 80 teachers.

College won productivity awards in 2002 and 2003.


Principle: Mrs. Rani Wijerathna Vice principal: Jagath wijewardane

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