|Location||Kalupahana, Sri Lanka|
|Elevation||≈1,100 m (3,600 ft)|
|Total height||263 m (863 ft)|
|Number of drops||1|
|Watercourse||Kuda Oya, a tributary of Walawe River|
|World height ranking||299th|
Bambarakanda Falls (also known as Bambarakele Falls) is the tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka. With a height of 263 m (863 ft), it ranks as the 299th highest waterfall in the world [ citation needed ]. Situated in Kalupahana in the Badulla District, this waterfall is 5 km away from the A4 Highway. The waterfall was formed by Kuda Oya, which is a branch of the Walawe River. The Bambarakanda Falls can be found in a forest of pine trees.
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