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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

Full nameDehiwala - Mount Lavinia
දෙහිවල - ගල්කිස්ස
தெஹிவளை - கல்கிசை
Settlement typeCity
CountrySri Lanka
DistrictColombo District
MayorMrs. Sunethra Ranasinghe
Deputy MayorMr. Ruwan Liyanagunawardana
Total Population210546 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneSri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)
- Summer (DST)Summer time (UTC+6)

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Is a newly created city lying immediately south of Colombo, the largest city in Sri Lanka. It is the result of certain key urban suburbs and communities combined for administrative purposes. The centres include Dehiwala and the beach resort of Mount Lavinia. Population (2001) 209,787. It is also home to Sri Lanka's National Zoological Gardens which remains one of Asia's largest. Dehiwala and Mount Lavinia lie directly south of Colombo along the Galle Road artery which runs along the coast down to the south of the country.

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