|Elevation||40 m (130 ft)|
Yakkala is a town located between Nittambuwa and Kadawatha on the A1 Highway (Colombo-Kandy Road). It forms part of Gampaha Municipal Council and located in the Gampaha District, Western Province. It is located 30 km (19 mi) from Colombo, 4.5 km (3 mi) east of Gampaha and 13 km (8 mi) north-west of Radawana.
Some of the main bus routes running through Yakkala are;
1 (Colombo-Kegalle,Kandy), 6 (Colombo-Kurunegala), 8 (Colombo-Matale), 15 (Colombo-Anuradhapura, Vavuniya, Jaffna - via Dambulla), 16 (Colombo-Nawalapitiya), 17 (Panadura-Kandy), 19 (Colombo-Gampola), 22 (Colombo-Ampara), 38 (Colombo-Bibile), 48 (Colombo-Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa), 49 (Colombo-Trincomalee), 57 (Colombo-Anuradhapura - via Wariyapola) and 79 (Colombo-Nuwaraeliya, Welimada).
Main attractions around Yakkala include ancient Buddhist cave temples of Warana, Pilikuththuwa, Uruwala and Maligathenna.
Schools: Sri Chandrajothi M.V. Yakkala
Anura M.V. Yakkala