Kuruwita is located and surrounded by the boundary of the Nuwara Eliya District including the peaks of samanala Mountain ranges in the North - East, the Ayagama Pradesheeya Sabha in the south - west, the Rathnapura Pradesheeya Sabha in the South - East and the Eheliyagoda Pradesheeya Sabha in the North west.
Rathnapura is the main administrative district and the electorate of the Kuruwita area in which there are two Divisional Secretariats called Kuruwita and Kiriella.
The main occupation of the people in this area descended from multi-ethnic and multi-religious background is Agriculture and gemming. The elevation towards West is on the 500 ft. line of cross section and from the town og Kuruwita up to Adams Peak 1000 ft. in height. Here, the annual rainfall is 2500 m.m - 3500 m.m expanding everywhere.
The Bopath Ella, "Waterfall in one of the splendid and attractive place which is located in the kuruwita and all the nifra-structure facilities and other facilities such us tourist hotels, sanitary facilities, vehicle parking facilities and tourist boat service also provided by the Kuruwita Pradesheeya Sabha.
The residence of the very ancient Ape of Balangoda in Sri lanka is located in Kuruwita area.