Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
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Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte' (also known as Kotte) is a city in Sri Lanka.
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is the administrative capital of Sri Lanka. The name translated into English means "the blessed fortress city of growing victory". It was inaugurated as the new administrative capital in 1982 and is a conurbation of several suburbs. It is not commonly regarded as a tourist area though some tourists visit the area out of curiosity and is a popular place of residence for ex-pats. There are a few hotels and other places that provide accommodation in Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte and the area is well serviced by restaurants and shops.