Chilaw is a town in the of . The western side of Chilaw are covered with sandpits, facing the Indian Ocean. Chilaw has about 26,700 residents.

Notable Places in the Area

Hindu temple
is an important regional Hindu temple complex in . Photo: Leon Meerson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, Chilaw is one of the oldest English educational institutes of past Ceylon.


7.5765° or 7° 34' 35.4" north
79.7957° or 79° 47' 44.4" east
8 metres (26 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1400410588
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: تْشيلو
  • Bengali: চিলাউ
  • Catalan: Chilaw
  • Cebuano: Chilaw
  • Chinese: 奇洛
  • Danish: Chilaw
  • Dutch: Chilaw
  • Finnish: Chilaw
  • Greek: Τσιλόου
  • Gujarati: ચિલો
  • Hindi: चिलाव
  • Indonesian: Chilaw
  • Italian: Chillaw
  • Japanese: チラウ
  • Kannada: ಚಿಲವ್
  • Kannada: ಚಿಲಾವ್
  • Korean: 칠라오
  • Latvian: Čilava
  • Lithuanian: Čilavas
  • Malay: Chilaw
  • Marathi: चिलाव
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Chilaw
  • Persian: چیلاو
  • Polish: Chilaw
  • Russian: Чилав
  • Sinhala: හලාවත
  • Swedish: Chilaw
  • Tamil: சிலாபம்
  • Telugu: చిలావ్
  • Thai: ชิลอว์
  • Turkish: Chilaw
  • Ukrainian: Чілав
  • Urdu: چیلاو
  • Vietnamese: Chilaw
  • Chilan
  • Chilaw Town

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