Beira Lake

Local nameBeira Lake
LocationColombo, Sri Lanka

Beira Lake is a lake in the center of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. The lake is surrounded by many large businesses in the city. It initially occupied approximately 1.65 km2 of land 100 years ago and this has since been reduced to 0.65 km2 today due to various reasons. During the colonial era of the Portuguese, Dutch and the English the lake was used for a wide variety of purposes. It still retains its Portuguese name. It is connected to many intricate canals which provided an easy way of transporting goods within the city and suburban cities.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beira_Lake

Address Colombo, Sri Lanka

Coordinates 6°55'45.964" N 79°51'15.056" E

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