Balangoda is an expansive town in Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka, represented by a urban chamber found 143 kilometers 89 mi far from Colombo and 43 kilometers 27 mi from Ratnapura on Colombo - Batticaloa Highway A4. It is one of the biggest towns of the Sabaragamuwa Province. As indicated by the 2001 registration, Balangoda has a populace of 16,875 and region of 16.2 km² 4,000 sections of land. Balangoda is outstanding because of the disclosure of skeletal Hominini stays from the late Quaternary time frame the most punctual dependably dated record of anatomically current people in South Asia.
The town is likewise the origination of Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero and Sirimavo Bandaranaike the world's first female head of government the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Balangoda is arranged in the sloping focal locale of focal Sri Lanka on Sabaragamuwa Mountain Range. The principle employments of this district are cultivating vegetables, organic products, and flavors, rice development for basically nearby utilization, tea development for worldwide markets as a business yield and jewel mining.