Yan Oya

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Yan Oya
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Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Ritigala
Mouth  
  location
Pulmoddai
  coordinates
08°55′04″N81°00′58″E / 8.91778°N 81.01611°E / 8.91778; 81.01611 Coordinates: 08°55′04″N81°00′58″E / 8.91778°N 81.01611°E / 8.91778; 81.01611
  elevation
Sea level
Length142 km (88 mi)
Discharge 
  maximum412 106Sq.m

The Yan Oya is the fifth-longest river of Sri Lanka. It measures approximately 142 km (88 mi) in length. Its catchment area receives approximately 2,371 million cubic metres of rain per year, and approximately 17 percent of the water reaches the sea. It has a catchment area of 1,520 square kilometres. [1]

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References

  1. "Sri Lanka: Rivers". FAO. Retrieved 16 June 2019.