Administrative units of Ampara District in 2006
|• District Secretary||Neel De Alwis|
|• Total||4,415 km2 (1,705 sq mi)|
|• Land||4,222 km2 (1,630 sq mi)|
|• Water||193 km2 (75 sq mi) 4.37%|
|Area rank||4th (6.73% of total area)|
|• Rank||14th (3.20% of total pop.)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)|
|Telephone Codes||063, 067|
|ISO 3166 code||LK-52|
|Official Languages||Tamil, Sinhala|
|Website||Ampara District Secretariat|
Ampara District (Tamil: அம்பாறை மாவட்டம் Ampāṟai Māvaṭṭam; Sinhala: අමිපාර දිස්ත්රික්කය) is one of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka. Districts are the second-level administrative divisions of the country. Ampara District is part of the Eastern Province. The capital of the district is the town of Ampara.
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References[change | change source]
- "Area of Sri Lanka by province and district" (PDF). Statistical Abstract 2011. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka.
- "A2 : Population by ethnic group according to districts, 2012". Census of Population & Housing, 2011. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka.
- "Overview". Ampara District Secretariat. Archived from the original on 2013-12-24. Retrieved 2014-01-25.
- Mohideen, M. I. M. (27 December 2007). "Sinhalisation of East: A reply to Minister Champika Ranawaka". The Island (Sri Lanka). Archived from the original on 5 October 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
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