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30 August 2021

Monaragala - Maragala Kanda, G-Lone and surrounding important places

Moneragala 

Monaragala District is a district in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. There are two districts in the Uva Province and the other district is Badulla. Monaragala District is the second largest district out of 25 districts in Sri Lanka. 5,636 (2,176 square miles).


Moneragala - Maragala Kanda, G-Lone and surrounding important places
The weather and climate are different depending on the area. Some areas have very dry weather and some areas have mild weather.

The main livelihood of the area is agriculture and many things like rubber pepper are also cultivated. The tourism industry is also significantly improved. In addition, there are miners. Most of the gem mining is done in the vicinity of Kumbukkan Oya and Menik Ganga.

Monaragala, Bibile, Medagama, Wellawaya, Kataragama, Siyambalanduwa, Dombagahawela, Buddama, Ethimale, Buttala, Nakkala, Thanamalwila, Badalkumbura, Madulla, Mari arava, Okkampitiya are the cities belonging to the Monaragala District.

Sinhalese, Tamils ​​and Mudlims live here.


Maragala mountain and G-Long

Beautiful mountain range from behind the city of Monaragala. Not only that, the mountain that quenches the thirst of many in Monaragala? That is Maragala mountain. Moneragala is a very hot city. Behind the city, Maragala Kanda, which is dragged by the mist, is a place that challenges that dryness.


Maragala Kanda can be identified as the highest mountain in the Monaragala District. This mountain is about 2500 feet high and has a cold climate. Due to this a plantation company called G-Lone was started here during the English rule and tea was cultivated. Today it is a rubber plantation. Km. M. This mountain range stretches for more than 10 miles [10 km], and is covered with forests and settlements.

Mountains such as Sita Kanda, Galabedda Kanda, Ethgala and Habaratthagala can be seen there. The water supply to Monaragala town as well as Galabada Arawa and Obbegoda villages is provided by a reservoir built across the waterways and its natural springs.
 
When you go along the Pola Road to the south near the Monaragala Clock Tower you will find the road leading to the Geelong Estate. K on that road. M. 8 You can reach the top of the hill by following a difficult route in a vehicle and walking a short distance. At the bottom of the hill you can see a beautiful view of Uva. Km from Moneragala. M. You can also reach this hill by walking near Weliyaya Junior School which is 4 km away.

You can also reach Maragala Kanda from Galabada Arawa area and Obbegoda area. Although it is very difficult to climb Maragala Mountain, it is possible to have a beautiful and exciting experience. The southern slope of the mountain is very cold and infested with leeches. Although Monaragala is an extremely arid region, many of these features can be identified around Mount Maragala, which amazes even environmental analysts.

 

G-loan bungalow and swimming pool at the top of Maragala hill. Built during British rule. 

G-loan

G-loan bungalow and swimming pool at the top of Maragala hill


G-loan bungalow and swimming pool at the top of Maragala hill

 


What to see from the top of Maragala mountain and from there down.

Maragala mountain


Maragala mountain

Maragala mountain


 

Road from Moneragala to G-Lone at the top of Maragala Hill. 

 

Road from Moneragala to G-Lone at the top of Maragala Hill.

Road from Moneragala to G-Lone at the top of Maragala Hill.


Road from Moneragala to G-Lone at the top of Maragala Hill.



Road from Moneragala to G-Lone at the top of Maragala Hill.

 

Source Images

http://gamunupdassanayake.blogspot.com/2016/07/geelong-monaragala.html 

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