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Geography and climate in Kandy

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Kandy   - a picturesque city of the island of Sri Lanka, located   115 kilometers to   northeast of   the capital of Colombo at   bank of the river called Maheveli-Ganga. Kandy was founded in the   14   century and   is one of the   oldest capitals of Sri Lanka, the second name of the city   - Senkadagalapura. Now he   is the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The city can be reached from     from   Colombo by   express train (tickets booked in advance), bus or taxi, the road will take about three hours. Also, the road network connects the city with   Negombo, Dambulla, Anuradhapura and   Pollonaruwa.

Kandy's time zone: GMT + 5.30 (+ 1.5 hours from   Moscow).


In   Kandy has a subequatorial climate. The average   temperature in summer   stably keeps about + 28   ° С in the   daytime, at night it usually does not   fall below + 21   ° С.   Winter time   here is not much different from   summer, the average temperature fluctuates around +18 ... + 30   ° С. Most precipitation occurs in spring and   in autumn.


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