Polgahawela Tourism, Sri Lanka

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Polgahawela is a small town located in north western Sri Lanka. It is most notable for being a major railway junction. Polgahawela is situated in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka, and is located approximately 80 km (50 mi) north-east from the capital city of Colombo; 50 km (31 mi) from Kandy; 20 km (12 mi) from Kurunegala; and 65 km (40 mi) from Bandaranayake International Airport. It is the location of an important railway junction in Sri Lanka Railways' network, connecting the Main Line, which runs from Colombo to Badulla and the Northern Line, which runs through to the northern port of Kankesanthurai.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Polgahawela in Sri Lanka. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Polgahawela like a local. After your splendid visit to Polgahawela, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Colombo. Colombo, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Independence Square, Galle Face Green, Seema Malaka. Also, to reach Polgahawela, 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. A holiday in Polgahawela can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Polgahawela*

  • Pollution Statistics in Polgahawela

    Know the pollution level of Polgahawela 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)
  • Polgahawela: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 64.58 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 61.54 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.85 (High)
    • Car Stealing 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 61.54 (High)
    • Drug offense 61.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 26.92 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 63.46 (High)
  • Living in Polgahawela - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 40.55 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.18 (High)
    • Pollution Index 72.99 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 24.38 (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 Polgahawela

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 26.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 20.31 USD

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

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