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Gampaha City

Gampaha is an urban city in Sri Lanka. Gampaha District belongs the Western Province. Gampaha is separated from Colombo by mainly the Kelani River.

The word "Gampaha" is composed from "Gam", which means village and "paha", which means five - literally meaning "Five Villages". The five villages in the Gampaha city is Ihalagama, Pahalagama, Medagama, Aluthgama and Yagoda. Gampaha is most famous for the Botanical garden[1] where the first rubber tree was planted in Sri Lanka which still remains.

It is also the home of the famous Ayurveda Physician Wickremaraachci who produced hundreds of Ayurveda Physicians who came to be known as Ayurveda Physicians of Gampaha. They are still found all over Sri Lanka.

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  • IDM Nations Campus - Gampaha Branch, nimasha perera (guest) wrote 3 months ago:
    awesome... love it...!!!!!
  • Sri Chandrajothi M.V Yakkala, nithya (guest) wrote 3 months ago:
    can u give me the school contact number?
  • Co-operative Hospital Gampaha, roshan (guest) wrote 4 months ago:
    rathnavalee is a very upset girl school in gampaha . lot of sexual haressments happends .. please consider this thing before enter your girl child in to this school
  • Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, rathnavalian (guest) wrote 8 months ago:
    i'm really proud to b a rathnavalian and i love my school a lot. i will never forget the golden days i spent their.long live mother rathnavali.......!
  • Sussex College, Vijitha Mawatha, Yakkala, Gampaha, parami senadheera (guest) wrote 8 months ago:
    I want to joing with your college as pree grade ass.teacher. I am st' josephs convent -nugegoda old girl. Tnx
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