Districts of Sri Lanka

Districts of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has a total of 25 districts. Each district is bound to a province. There are 9 provinces in total. The districts constitute the Second Level of the administrative structure. In this article we will get some general information about Sri Lanka’s districts such as population and area.

Districts of Sri Lanka

Districts of Sri Lanka

Ampara

Ampara

It is located in Eastern province. It has a population of 649,402. The surface area is 4,415 square kilometers.

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura

It is located in North Central province. It has a population of 860,575. The surface area is 7,179 square kilometers.

Badulla

Badulla

It is located in Uva province. It has a population of 815,405. The surface area is 2,861 square kilometers.

Batticaloa

Batticaloa

It is located in Eastern province. It has a population of 526,567. The surface area is 2,854 square kilometers.

Colombo

Colombo

It is located in Western province. It has a population of 2,324,349. The surface area is 699 square kilometers.

Galle

Galle

It is located in Southern province. It has a population of 1,063,334. The surface area is 1,652 square kilometers.

Gampaha

Gampaha

It is located in Western province. It has a population of 2,304,833. The surface area is 1,387 square kilometers.

Hambantota

Hambantota

It is located in Southern province. It has a population of 599,903. The surface area is 2,609 square kilometers.

Jaffna

Jaffna

It is located in Northern province. It has a population of 583,882. The surface area is 1,025 square kilometers.

Kalutara

Kalutara

It is located in Western province. It has a population of 1,221,948. The surface area is 1,598 square kilometers.

Kandy

Kandy

It is located in Central province. It has a population of 1,375,382. The surface area is 1,940 square kilometers.

Kegalle

Kegalle

It is located in Sabaragamuwa province. It has a population of 840,648. The surface area is 1,693 square kilometers.

Kilinochchi

Kilinochchi

It is located in Northern province. It has a population of 113,510. The surface area is 1,279 square kilometers.

Kurunegala

Kurunegala

It is located in North Western province. It has a population of 1,618,465. The surface area is 4,816 square kilometers.

Mannar

Mannar

It is located in Northern province. It has a population of 99,570. The surface area is 1,996 square kilometers.

Matale

Matale

It is located in Central province. It has a population of 484,531. The surface area is 1,993 square kilometers.

Matara

Matara

It is located in Southern province. It has a population of 814,048. The surface area is 1,283 square kilometers.

Monaragala

Monaragala

It is located in Uva province. It has a population of 451,058. The surface area is 5,639 square kilometers.

Mullaitivu

Mullaitivu

It is located in Northern province. It has a population of 92,238. The surface area is 2,617 square kilometers.

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya

It is located in Central Provincia. It has a population of 711,644. The surface area is 1,741 square kilometers.

Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

It is located in North Central province. It has a population of 406,088. The surface area is 3,293 square kilometers.

Puttalam

Puttalam

It is located in the North Western province. It has a population of 762,396. The surface area is 3,072 square kilometers.

Ratnapura

Ratnapura

It is located in Sabaragamuwa province. It has a population of 1,088,007. The surface area is 3,275 square kilometers.

Trincomalee

Trincomalee

It is located in Eastern province. It has a population of 379,541. The surface area is 2,727 square kilometers.

Vavuniya

Vavuniya

It is located in Northern province. It has a population of 172,115. The surface area is 1,967 square kilometers.