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Matale (Sinhala: මාතලේ) (Tamil:மாத்தளை) often written as Mathale (pronounced Maathalé), is the largest town of the Matale District of the Central Province, of Sri Lanka. It is 142 kilometres (88 mi) from Colombo and near Kandy. Surrounding the town are the Knuckles Mountain Range, the foothills were called Wiltshire by the British. It is a mainly agricultural area, where tea, rubber, vegetable and spice cultivation dominate.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Matale, which is a city in Sri Lanka. When planning a trip to Matale, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Colombo. Attractions in Colombo include Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Also, to reach Matale, you'll have to take a flight to Colombo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Matale*

  • Pollution Statistics in Matale

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Matale: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.22 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.56 (Moderate)
  • Living in Matale - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 50.86 (Moderate)
    • 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 Matale

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.11 USD

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

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