Location in Sri Lanka
|Coordinates: 7°10′24″N 79°57′43″E / 7.17333°N 79.96194°ECoordinates: 7°10′24″N 79°57′43″E / 7.17333°N 79.96194°E|
|Time zone||SLST (UTC+5.30)|
Minuwangoda is a town, governed by an Urban Council, situated near Negombo, in the Gampaha District, Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) east of Negombo and 35 kilometres (22 mi) north east of Colombo. It is an important junction town, connecting the Negombo to Kandy road (via Nittambuwa) with the A1/A6 main road from Colombo to Kurunegala. The main bus route 5 from Colombo to Kurunegala passes through the town. The town is also situated near the Bandaranaike International Airport, on the way to Negombo.
- Asgiriya Rajamaha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple which is located close to the Gampaha city. Currently this temple has been recognized as archaeological protected monument in Minuwangoda division. The history of this temple runs to the reign of King Valagamba.
- PrinceHood College, Minuwangoda (also known Minu/Burullapitiya M.V)
- President's College
- Nalanda (Boys') Central College
- Nalanda (Girls') Central College
Villages in Minuwangoda