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official_name = Pilimathalawa

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subdivision_type = District
subdivision_name = Kandy District
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timezone = Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone
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Pilimathalawa is a small town in Kandy District, Sri Lanka 10km away from Kandy, the district capital.

Pilimathalawa Family

Pilimatalawa, Pilimatalawwe, Pilimatalauwe, Pilimatalauwa, Pilimathalauwe,Pilimatalavuva & Pilima Talauwe;- References to these names should be linked or an explanatory note supplied at the beginning to say that all these names refer to the same historical family. The spellings of the name differ as the Sinhala name cannot be transliterated phonetically into English accurately. Different authors have translated and spelt it to their convenience. The closest to the Sinhala is Pilimatalavuva. The ancient village name has now got standardised to Pilimatalawa. The family name is best transliterated phonatically into English as Pilimatalavuva. This is the spelling used by the recent author Ananda Pilimatalavuva in his two books referred to elsewhere.

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