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On 25 August 1630 a major battle took place near Wellawaya between Portuguese forces and the Sinhalese under the command of King Rajasinghe II, which resulted in a complete rout of the Portuguese army.
- "Census of Population and Housing of Sri Lanka, 2012" (PDF). Department of Census and Statistics. 2012. p. 3. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
- Hewavissenti, Panchamee (3 February 2008). "Episodes of colonised history". Sunday Observer. Archived from the original on 7 February 2008. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
- Hettiarachchi, Kumudini; Sadanandan, Renuka (8 April 2001). "Crushing the revolt". The Sunday Times. Colombo. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
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