Small village 20 kilometres east from Colombo, historically sorted under the Hewagam Kōralē. By 1770 36 families made their home there, most of whom belonged to the Historically the largest caste-group in the southern regions of Sri Lanka. They were known as landowners and agriculturists, often considered one of the higher castes. More and Hakuru castes (the latter were known for the production of jaggery).
Francisco Fernando was born and raised in this village, but later fled the town. Why he resolved to trickery, and how his return worked out for him you can find here: