Gampaha Tourism, Sri Lanka

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Gampaha (Sinhala: ගම්පහ [ˈgamːpaha]; Tamil: கம்பஹா [gam ɭpaha]) is a large town in Gampaha District, Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is situated to the north-east of the capital Colombo. It is the sixth largest urban area in Western Province, after Colombo, Negombo, Kalutara, Panadura and Avissawella. Gampaha is also the second largest urban centre in Gampaha district, after Negombo. According to the facts of central index prepared by urban development authority (UDA), Gampaha develops around 95% although the population is less than in Negombo. Gampaha has a land area of 25.8 hectares and is home to the offices of 75 government institutions.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Gampaha, which is a city in Sri Lanka. Gampaha is located at a short trip away from Colombo a major city in Sri Lanka. Add Colombo to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Gampaha*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gampaha

    Know the pollution level of Gampaha before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 51.87 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 60.66 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.54 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 32.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 52.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 34.58 (Low)
  • Gampaha: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gampaha for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gampaha.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.57 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.78 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.46 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65.77 (High)
    • Car Stealing 31.36 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.82 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.73 (Low)
    • Drug offense 47.52 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.86 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.74 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.86 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.82 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gampaha - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gampaha is 89.28 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 61.16 (High)
    • Climate Index 59.11 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 57.01 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 57.03 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.28 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 73.85 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 31.43 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 27.84 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gampaha

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gampaha

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 54.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.62 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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