Cities in Asia – Cities in Sri Lanka – Sri Jayawardenepura City

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Sri Jayawardenepura or Kotte, town in western Sri Lanka, in Western Province, a suburb of Sri Lanka’s business capital, Colombo. The regulatory capital of Sri Lanka, Sri Jayawardenepura is situated in a low-lying, previously mucky territory. From 1415 until supplanted by Colombo in 1565, Sri Jayawardenepura was the capital of a Sinhalese realm.

image of Sri Jayawardenepura
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