Naula is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Matale district, Central Province. It is located in A9 road (Kandy-Jaffna) about 53 kilometers from Kandy. It is situated in an intermediate climate zone. The roads in the vicinity of Naula are known for picturesque scenery. Tourist attractions in the area include Bowathenna Dam, tank & Power station, Nalanda Gedige, Nalanda tank and the Nitre caves.
About Matale District
Matale District is a district in Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is one of 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country. The district is administered by a District Secretariat headed by a District Secretary (previously known as a Government Agent) appointed by the central government of Sri Lanka. The administrative capital and largest city of the district is Matale.
The district is considered as the central region of the island and has a total area of 1,993 km2 (770 sq mi). It is in the northern part of the Central Province. It is bounded to the north by Anuradhapura, east by Polonnaruwa, Badulla and Ampara, west by Kurunagala and to the south by Kandy Districts.
About Central Province
The Central Province is located in the central hills of Sri Lanka comprising of three administrative districts:Kandy, Matale and Nuwara-Eliya. The land area of the Province is 5,575 km2 which is 8.6% of the total land area of Sri Lanka. The Province lies on 6.6°- 7.7° northern latitudes and between 80.5°-80.9° eastern longitudes. The elevation in the province ranges from 600 ft to over 6000 ft above the sea level. The province is bordered on the north by the North-Central Province, on the east by the River Mahaweli,on the south by Uma Oya and the mountain range of Adam’s Peak, Kirigalpotta and Thotapala and on the west by the mountain ranges Dolosbage and Galagedera.