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The Central Province of Sri Lanka consists primarily of mountainous terrain. The province has an area of 5,674 km2, and a population of 2,421,148. Some of the major towns are Kandy, Gampola , Nuwara Eliya and Bandarawela. The population is a mixture of Sinhalese, Tamil and the Moors.

Both the hill capital Kandy and the city of Nuwara Eliya are located within the Central Province as well as Sri Pada. The province produces much of the famous Ceylon tea, planted by the British in the 1860s after a devastating disease killed all the coffee plantations in the province. Central Province attracts many tourists, with hill station towns such as Kandy, Gampola, Hatton, Haputale, Bandarawela, Diyatalawa and Nuwara Eliya. Temple of the tooth or Dalada maligawa at Kandy, Central province is the holiest temple of Buddhist world of Theravada cannon.

The climate is cool, and many areas about 1500 meters above the sea-level often have chilly nights. The western slopes are very wet, some places having almost 7000 mm of rain per year. The eastern slopes are parts of the mid-dry zone as it is receiving rain only from North-Eastern monsoon. The Temperatures range from 24oC at Kandy to just 16oC in Nuwara Eliya, which is located 1,889 m above sea level. The highest mountains in Sri Lanka are located in the Central Province. The terrain is mostly mountainous, with deep valleys cutting into it. The two main mountain regions of the Central Province are the

If you are visiting Sphinx Rock of Central Province of Sri Lanka we recommend you to stay at , , Sri Lanka. You probably needs to Rent a Car in Sphinx Rock to visit , .

If you are planning to invest in Sphinx Rock, Central Province of Sri Lanka, you may need to look at Lands for Sale in Sphinx Rock page. If you want to drive around in Central Province of Sri Lanka consider Buying a car in Sphinx Rock. Wadawalakanda is around Sphinx Rock. The Distance Between Sphinx Rock and Wadawalakanda is about 2kms.

 
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