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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Vankagiri：A mountain in Himavā to which Vessantara was banished with his family．
It was thirty leagues from the Ceta country and sixty leagues from Jetuttara，the way passing through Suvannagiritāla，over the river Kontimāra，through Arañjaragiri，Dunnivittha，northwards beyond Gandhamādana，over Mt．Vipula，across the Ketumatī River，through Mount Nālika and the Mucalinda Lake （Cyp．i．9； J．vi．514，518，519）．
Vessantara and his family lived there in a hermitage built by Vissakimma at Sakka’s suggestion （J．vi．520）．
Sañjaya later built a road，eight usabhas wide，from Jetuttara to Vanka．J．vi．580．