Kegalle Tourism

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Kegalle (Sinhalese: කෑගල්ල; Tamil: கேகாலை) is a large town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is located on the Colombo–Kandy road, approximately 78 km (48 mi) from Colombo and 40 km (25 mi) from Kandy. It is the main town in the Kegalle District, which is one of two districts which comprise Sabaragamuwa Province. The town is governed by an Urban Council. The surrounding area produces graphite, precious stones and agricultural products such as rice. Kegalle has an agricultural based economy and mainly produces rubber. Kegalle is the nearest town to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a major tourist attraction in the area, which is 10.5 km (6.5 mi) to the north-east.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Kegalle, Sri Lanka. When planning a trip to Kegalle, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Colombo. Colombo is bestowed with interesting set of attractions 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 Kegalle*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kegalle

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

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kegalle: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 68.18 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 64.58 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 60.42 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 64.58 (High)
    • Drug offense 60.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Kegalle - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 38.19 (Low)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 72.99 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 49.67 (High)
    • Health Care Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 26.59 (Very High)
    • 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 Kegalle

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.06 USD

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

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