The District of Kegalle is positioned in the Sabaragamuwa Province of the Island and very near to the central highlands. Archaeological evidences found near the Kegalle district, proves that the civilization of Kegalle district date back to stone-age of Sri Lanka. The district possesses many famous tourist attractions and Pinnawala Elephant orphanage is the one among them. Cultivation of rubber & spices, mining of graphite and clay industry plays as main industries of the district. Buddhism and Sinhala ethnicity occupies more than 75%, according to the recent census statistic. Kegalle plays a supportive role in the emerging tourism of the country.