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Haputale
Haputale is located in Sri Lanka
Haputale
Haputale
Coordinates: 6°46′4″N 80°57′31″E / 6.76778°N 80.95861°E / 6.76778; 80.95861Coordinates: 6°46′4″N 80°57′31″E / 6.76778°N 80.95861°E / 6.76778; 80.95861
Province Uva Province
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)

Haputale (හපුතලේ in Sinhala Language)is a town of Badulla District in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.[1][2][3][4][5] The elevation is 1431 m (4695 ft) above the sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Haputale is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than its surroundings, due to its elevation. The Haputale pass allows views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka. The South-West boundary of Uva basin is marked by the Haputale mountain ridges, which continue on to Horton Plains and Adam's Peak to the west. CNN named Haputale as one of Asia's most overlooked destinations.[6]

Notable Government institutions are :

  • Police Station
  • Government Hospital
  • Railway Station
  • Haputale Divisional Education Office
  • Main Post Office

Transport[edit]

Railway line near Haputale
  • Rail
    • Main Line that links Colombo and Badulla

Population[edit]

Haputale town
Total Sinhala Sri Lankan Tamil Indian Tamil Muslim Other
Urban 5238 1441 1105 1406 1285 1
Rural 31676 27817 1012 718 1968 161
Estate 18075 726 2952 14091 228 78
Total 54989 29984 5069 16215 3481 240

Source[7]

Maps[edit]

  • Railway Station [1]

Places of interest[edit]

The Dambatenne tea plantation in Haputale
Lipton's seat

[8]

Adisham Bungalow[edit]

Adisham Bungalow is a nineteenth-century British period building, which was modelled on Leeds Castle in Kent, England. Sir Thomas Villiers, a distinguished British resident in Sri Lanka in the early 20th century, used it as his country house. Later it became a Benedictine. The famous Thangamale Bird Sanctuary is adjoined to it.

Lipton’s Seat[edit]

The Lipton’s Seat is located at Dambetenna in the Haputale Mountain region. This place was a favourite look-outpoint for Sir Thomas Lipton. The point has a fabulous view over Uva, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Eastern provinces.

Weather[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

The constituency has been represented in Parliament by:

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lanka Library
  2. ^ Pictures
  3. ^ Some facts
  4. ^ Pictures
  5. ^ Holidays
  6. ^ Gregory Curley, Jenara Nerenberg, Mitch Moxley, Niels Footman, Sara Schonhardt, Tiffany Lam (April 20, 2010). "Unseen Asia: 25 of Asia's most overlooked destinations". CNN. Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  7. ^ ds.gov.lk Haputale
  8. ^ Cultural Background
  9. ^ Weather
  10. ^ 1947 GENERAL ELECTION
  11. ^ 1952 GENERAL ELECTION
  12. ^ Mr. WPG Ariyadasa

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Newsfirst
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 04:01:52 -0700

Seventy nine (79) estate workers from a tea estate in the Haputale area were rushed to hospital after they became ill. According to the Police Media Unit the workers took ill after having consumed tea on the morning of Wednesday, June 10. While fifty ...

Newsfirst

Newsfirst
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 01:33:43 -0700

This transferred officers are from the Anuradhapura, Haputale, Pannala, Bulathkohupititya, Nikaweratiya, Ja-Ela and Kelaniya police stations. Transfers have also been handed out to PIC and HQI officers stationed at Grandpass, Gampaha, Pugoda, Gokarella ...

nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper

nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:11:15 -0700

It is now called Alutwela. It receives the cold winds blowing down from Haputale even as it is scorched by the dry winds that sweep from the Thanamalvila area, making for a unique ecology. They all had two acres each. Three years later, only PB remained.
 
The Island.lk (subscription)
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:26:15 -0700

Punchi Bandra Sannasgala was born on 16th of June 1915 in Haputale, then a sleepy village in the Uva Province and had the good fortune to get a good primary education and later came under the influence of erudite Buddhist monks who guided him to ...
 
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:41:15 -0800

The attack took place inside the Hindu Cultural Centre Hall in Haputale shortly before UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and UNP Uva Provincial Council Opposition Leader Harin Fernando were to attend the meeting. The goons also forcibly removed ...
 
Hiru News
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:11:15 -0700

A train that had been transporting cargo from Nawalapitiya bound for Haputale had thus collided against a train that had stopped at the Vatagoda railway station on its way from Badulla bound for Kandy. While transport was impeded as a result of this ...
 
Daily Mail
Sun, 27 Jun 2010 02:46:13 -0700

I am woken in the middle of the night by the silence. A world away from the all-night cabaret that is the bus stop outside our London flat, I have been disturbed by the absence of noise of any description. When I step on to the veranda, the night sky ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 05 Apr 2015 22:00:36 -0700

Done Pompeii, Ephesus and Angkor and still thirsting after archeological marvels? The founder of Timeless Travels magazine recommends 10 less well-known sites that can usually be savoured without the crowds. CE7J30 Ancient khmer pyramid in Koh ...
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