Kandy Lake photograph

Kandy Lake

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Area 19
Surface elevation529
Shore length3. 4 km
Shore length13. 4 km (2. 1 mi)
Outflow locationMahaweli River
Number of islands 1
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Date of Upd.
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About Kandy Lake

Kandy Lake, also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, built in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of the Tooth. Over the years, it was reduced in size. It is a protected lake, with fishing banned.

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