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Weeraketiya (Sri Lanka)

Is a a city, town, village, or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work in the country of Sri Lanka.

Its center lies at a latitude of 6.1510000 and longitude of 80.7643000and it has an elevation of 45 meters above sea level.

Weeraketiya also goes by the names, Weeraketiya, Wiraketiya, Wiraketiyagoda

Its currency is the Rupee (LKR), currently exchanging at 1 Sri Lankan Rupee = 0.00481 British Pound Sterling 1 Sri Lankan Rupee = 0.00773 United States Dollar .


Second-order administrative division : a subdivision of a first-order administrative division

Sunrise at Tangalla-beach


panoramioimage by Gernot Baur

Tea plantation : an estate which specializes in growing tea bushes

Meteor Crater


panoramioimage by MHiller

Reservoir(s) : an artificial pond or lake

Tangalla beach


panoramioimage by Elios Amati (tashimelampo)

Canal : an artificial watercourse

Abalantota


panoramioimage by Patrick Flament

Irrigation canal : a canal which serves as a main conduit for irrigation water

Beliatta - Sri Lanka


panoramioimage by Martin Jendrichowski

Section of estate :

Raja Maha Viharaya - Mulkirigala - Sri Lanka


panoramioimage by Martin Jendrichowski

Locality : a minor area or place of unspecified or mixed character and indefinite boundaries

South Sri Lanka - Tangala


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Stream : a body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land

Tangalle Beach - Sri Lanka


panoramioimage by Martin Jendrichowski

Rock : a conspicuous, isolated rocky mass

Sri Lanka, Tangalla


panoramioimage by MiriamTrapaga

Forest(s) : an area dominated by tree vegetation

Tangalla - Sri Lanka - 1987


panoramioimage by Ole Holbech

Triangulation station : a point on the earth whose position has been determined by triangulation

Reserve : a tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use

Grassland : an area dominated by grass vegetation

Estate(s) : a large commercialized agricultural landholding with associated buildings and other facilities

Temple(s) : an edifice dedicated to religious worship

Religious site : an ancient site of significant religious importance

Beach : a shore zone of coarse unconsolidated sediment that extends from the low-water line to the highest reach of storm waves

Forest reserve : a forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use

Bay : a coastal indentation between two capes or headlands, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

Scrubland : an area of low trees, bushes, and shrubs stunted by some environmental limitation

Rubber plantation : an estate which specializes in growing and tapping rubber trees

Hill : a rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m

Ruin(s) : a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional

Coconut grove : a planting of coconut trees

Waterhole(s) : a natural hole, hollow, or small depression that contains water, used by man and animals, especially in arid areas

Rocks : conspicuous, isolated rocky masses

Lagoon : a shallow coastal waterbody, completely or partly separated from a larger body of water by a barrier island, coral reef or other depositional feature

Garden(s) : an enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life

Plain(s) : an extensive area of comparatively level to gently undulating land, lacking surface irregularities, and usually adjacent to a higher area

Point : a tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape

Shrine : a structure or place memorializing a person or religious concept

Plateau : an elevated plain with steep slopes on one or more sides, and often with incised streams

Peak : a pointed elevation atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic feature

Ridge(s) : a long narrow elevation with steep sides, and a more or less continuous crest

Mountain : an elevation standing high above the surrounding area with small summit area, steep slopes and local relief of 300m or more

Oil palm plantation : an estate specializing in the cultivation of oil palm trees

Ditch : a small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land

Water tank : a contained pool or tank of water at, below, or above ground level

Reef(s) : a surface-navigation hazard composed of consolidated material

Ancient site : a place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located

Section of stream :

Lake : a large inland body of standing water

Waterfall(s) : a perpendicular or very steep descent of the water of a stream

Wildlife reserve : a tract of public land reserved for the preservation of wildlife

Hills : rounded elevations of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m

Railroad stop : a place lacking station facilities where trains stop to pick up and unload passengers and freight

Area : a tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries

Pass : a break in a mountain range or other high obstruction, used for transportation from one side to the other [See also gap]

Marsh(es) : a wetland dominated by grass-like vegetation

Shoal(s) : a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material

Cove(s) : a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay