Yapahuwa

Yapahuwa was one of the ephemeral capitals of medieval . The citadel of Yapahuwa lying midway between Kurunagala and was built around a huge granite rock rising abruptly almost a hundred meters above the surrounding lowlands.

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Yapahuwa

Latitude
7.8167° or 7° 49' north
Longitude
80.3167° or 80° 19' east
Elevation
98 metres (322 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1222888

Also Known As

  • Catalan: Yapahuwa
  • English: Yapahuva
  • French: Yapahuwa
  • Italian: Yapahuwa
  • Japanese: ヤーパフワ
  • Sinhala: යාපහුව බලකොටුව
  • Sinhala: යාපහුව රාජධානිය
  • Tamil: யாபஹுவ இராசதானி
  • Tamil: யாப்பகூவா

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