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Full nameMoratuwa
Official nameMoratuwa
Native nameමොරටුව
Settlement typeCity
Mottoපුරෝගාමීත්වයේ නගරය
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceWestern Province
DistrictColombo District
Elevation91.9 ft (28 m)
Total Population177190 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneSLT (UTC+5:30)
Postal Code10400

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Moratuwa is a city on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, near Dehiwela-Mount Lavinia. It is situated on the Galle - Colombo (Galle road) main highway, 18 km south of the capital, Colombo. Moratuwa is surrounded on three sides by water, except in the north of the city, by the Indian Ocean on the west and the Bolgoda lake on the east. According to the 2001 census, the city had a population of 177,190.

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