Sigiriya is a city in the district of . The "Ancient City of Sigiriya" is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sigiriya is famous for its high red stone fortress and palace ruins which are surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and other structures.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1000
  • IATA airport code: GIU
  • United Nations Location Code: LK SIG
  • Latitude: 7° 56' 58.1" (7.9495°) north
  • Longitude: 80° 45' 1.3" (80.7504°) east
  • Elevation: 207 meters (679 feet)
  • Wikidata: Sigiriya
  • Wikimedia Commons: Sigiriya

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French: Sigirîya, German: Sigiriya, Italian: Sigiriya, Portuguese: Cidade Antiga de Sigiriya, Russian: Сигирия, Sinhala: සීගිරිය, Spanish: Sigiriya, Wu Chinese: 锡吉里耶

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