Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is Sri Lanka’s administrative capital. The name translates as “the glorious stronghold city of blooming triumph.” It is a conurbation comprising numerous suburbs that was established as the new administrative capital in 1982. It is not widely considered as a tourist destination, however some people come out of curiosity, and it is a popular site for expats to live. Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte has a few hotels and other places to stay, and the neighborhood is well served by restaurants and stores.
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, often known as Kotte, is Sri Lanka’s formal administrative capital. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a satellite city of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s de facto economic and legislative center.