Kandy

Kandy is in the centre of 125 km away from Colombo and is generally recognised as the island nation's cultural capital. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The , located to the north of the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, was the royal residence of the Sri Lankan monarchy of the Kingdom of Kandy in . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Museum
The in Kandy, is located next to the in part of the former . Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is the world's first . Photo: Felix Krohn, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Prison
was a maximum security prison and the second largest prison in the country after in , . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a village in . It is located within .

Village
is a village in . It is located within .

Village
is a village in . It is located within the district of Kandy in the .

Kandy

Latitude
7.2931° or 7° 17' 35.1" north
Longitude
80.6351° or 80° 38' 6.3" east
Open Location Code
6MV27JVP+62
Population
125,000
IATA airport code
KDW
United Nations Location Code
LK KAN
Elevation
514 metres (1686 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2908772560
Geo­Names ID
1241622
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Kandy
  • Arabic: كاندي (مدينه)
  • Arabic: كاندي
  • Armenian: Կանդի
  • Basque: Kandy
  • Belarusian: Канды
  • Bengali: ক্যান্ডি
  • Breton: Kandy
  • Bulgarian: Канди
  • Burmese: ကန္ဒီမြို့
  • Catalan: Kandy
  • Cebuano: Kandy (kapital sa lalawigan)
  • Cebuano: Kandy
  • Chinese: 康提
  • Chinese: 聖城康提
  • Croatian: Kandy
  • Czech: Kandy
  • Danish: Kandy
  • Dutch: Kandy
  • Egyptian Arabic: كاندى
  • English: Mahanuwara
  • Esperanto: Kandi
  • Estonian: Kandy
  • Finnish: Kandy
  • French: Kandy
  • Georgian: კანდი
  • German: Kandy
  • German: Maha Nuwara
  • German: Senkadagalapura
  • German: Sri Wardhanapura
  • Greek: Κάντι
  • Gujarati: કેન્ડી, શ્રીલંકા
  • Gujarati: કેન્ડી
  • Hebrew: קאנדי
  • Hindi: कैंडी
  • Hungarian: Kandi
  • Hungarian: Kandy
  • Indonesian: Kandy
  • Inupiaq: Kandy
  • Italian: Kandy
  • Japanese: キャンディ
  • Kannada: ಕ್ಯಾಂಡಿ
  • Kirghiz: Канди
  • Korean: 캔디
  • Latvian: Kandi
  • Lithuanian: Kandis
  • Maithili: क्यान्डी
  • Malay: Kandy
  • Malayalam: Kandy
  • Malayalam: കണ്ടി
  • Malayalam: കാൻഡി
  • Marathi: कँडी
  • Marathi: कण्डी
  • Marathi: कॅन्डी
  • Mingrelian: კანდი
  • Nepali: क्यान्डी
  • Norwegian: Kandy
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kandy
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kandy
  • Panjabi: ਕੈਂਡੀ
  • Persian: کندی (سری‌لانکا)
  • Persian: کندی
  • Polish: Kandy
  • Portuguese: Cidade Sagrada de Kandy
  • Portuguese: Cândia
  • Portuguese: Kandy
  • Russian: Канди
  • Scots: Kandy
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kandy
  • Silesian: Kandy
  • Sinhala: Kandy
  • Sinhala: නුවර
  • Sinhala: මහනුවර
  • Sinhala: මහනුවර හෙවත් සෙංකඩගල
  • Sinhala: සෙංකඩගල
  • Slovak: Kandi
  • Slovak: Kandy
  • Slovak: Mahanuvara
  • Slovenian: Kandi
  • Spanish: Kandy
  • Swedish: Kandy (provinshuvudstad)
  • Swedish: Kandy
  • Tamil: கண்டி
  • Tamil: செங்கடகலை
  • Telugu: కాండీ
  • Thai: กัณฏิ
  • Thai: กัณฏี
  • Thai: เมืองกัณฏี
  • Thai: เมืองแคนดี
  • Thai: แคนดี
  • Turkish: Kandy
  • Ukrainian: Канді
  • Urdu: کینڈی
  • Veps: Kandi
  • Vietnamese: Kandy
  • Waray (Philippines): Kandy
  • Welsh: Kandy
  • Wu Chinese: 康提
  • Mahanurora

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