is a city in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka
. Its name means "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light". The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District
, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka
. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala
, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate — the coolest area in Sri Lanka.
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