Kalutara District

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Kalutara Bodhiya Budhist Temple Kaluthura
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Kalutara District

Kalutara District is in the Western Province and lie in the belt of South- west coast of Sri Lanka. The district is historically important for Buddhist as the sacred Maha Bodhi tree was planted in the 2nd century B.C. Although the four ethnicity lives in, Sinhalese lives more than 90% and the religion, Buddhism exist as dominant in the district. Kalutara is famous for spice trading even from the colonial kingdom and currently rubber plantation plays a major role in the economy of Sri Lanka. Also, paddy & coconut tree cultivation of the district influences the economy of the country. Hotels and resorts along the coastal line of the district influence more tourists towards the Kalutara District now-a-days.

Villages in Kalutara

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