Sigiriya

Sigiriya is a city in the Central district of . The "Ancient City of Sigiriya" is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sigiriya has about 1,000 residents.
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Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is an ancient Buddhist temple situated in Pidurangala village of , . Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Summit
Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Aerodrome
is an air force base and domestic airport located in central .

Sigiriya

Latitude
7.9571° or 7° 57' 25.4" north
Longitude
80.7573° or 80° 45' 26.4" east
Open Location Code
6MV2XQ44+RW
Population
1,000
IATA airport code
GIU
United Nations Location Code
LK SIG
Elevation
207 metres (679 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 217591865
Geo­Names ID
1228051
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: سيجيريا
  • Armenian: Սիգիրիա
  • Belarusian: Сігірыя
  • Bengali: সিগিরিয়া
  • Bosnian: Sigirija
  • Bulgarian: Сигирия
  • Burmese: ဆီဂီရိယမြို့
  • Burmese: သီဂိရိယမြို့
  • Catalan: Sigiriya
  • Cebuano: Sigiriya
  • Chinese: 錫吉里耶
  • Chinese: 锡吉里耶
  • Croatian: Sigirija
  • Czech: Sigirija
  • Czech: Sigiriya
  • Dutch: Sigiriya
  • Dutch: Sigirya
  • Egyptian Arabic: سيجيريا
  • English: Lion Rock
  • English: Sinhagiri
  • French: Sigiriya
  • French: Sigirîya
  • Georgian: სიგირიია
  • German: Löwenfelsen
  • German: Sigiriya
  • Gujarati: સીગીરીયા
  • Hebrew: סיגירייה
  • Hindi: सिगिरिय
  • Hungarian: Szigirija
  • Indonesian: Sigiriya
  • Italian: Sigiriya
  • Japanese: シギリヤ
  • Japanese: シギリヤロック
  • Japanese: シーギリヤ
  • Japanese: 古都シギリヤ
  • Kazakh: Сигирия
  • Korean: 시기리야
  • Lithuanian: Sigirija
  • Macedonian: Сигирија
  • Maithili: सिगिरिया
  • Malayalam: Sigiriya
  • Malayalam: സിഗരിയ
  • Malayalam: സിഗിരിയ
  • Maltese: Sigiriya
  • Nepali: सिगिरिया
  • Norwegian: Sigiriya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sigiriya
  • Oriya: ସିଂହଗିରି
  • Oriya: ସିଗିରିୟା
  • Persian: سیگیرییا
  • Polish: Sigirija
  • Polish: Sigiriya
  • Portuguese: Cidade Antiga de Sigiriya
  • Romanian: Sigiriya
  • Russian: Сигирия
  • Serbian: Сигирија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sigirija
  • Sinhala: සීගිරිය
  • Slovak: Sígiri
  • Slovak: Sígirija
  • Slovenian: Sigirija
  • Spanish: La roca de leon
  • Spanish: Sigiriya
  • Swedish: Sigiriya
  • Tamil: சிகிரியா
  • Telugu: సిగిరియా
  • Thai: Sigiriya
  • Thai: สีคิริยะ
  • Turkish: Sigiriya
  • Ukrainian: Сігірія
  • Vietnamese: Sigiriya
  • Wu Chinese: 锡吉里耶

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