Badulla District

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Badulla District
Map of Sri Lanka with Badulla District highlighted
Map of Sri Lanka with Badulla District highlighted
Map of Badulla district showing its administrative areas
Map of Badulla district showing its administrative areas
Coordinates: 6°59′05″N 81°03′23″E / 6.98472°N 81.05639°E / 6.98472; 81.05639Coordinates: 6°59′05″N 81°03′23″E / 6.98472°N 81.05639°E / 6.98472; 81.05639
Country Sri Lanka
ProvinceUva Province
Largest cityBadulla
Government
 • GovernorHon. C. Nanda Mathew
 • Chief Minister of Uva Provincial CouncilHon. Shashindra Rajapakse
 • Secretary of DistrictRohana Keerthi Dissanayake.
 • HeadquartersBadulla Districts Secretariat
Area
 • Total2,861 km2 (1,105 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total837,000
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)
ISO 3166 codeLK-81
Websiteds.gov.lk/dist_badulla

Badulla is a district in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. The entire land area of the Badulla district is 2,861 square kilometres. A total of 837,000 people live there. The district borders the districts of Monaragala and Rathnapura on the east and south, Ampara and Kandy districts on the north and Nuwara Eliya and Rathnapura on the west.

The economy of the district mostly depends on farming and livestock. Tea and vegetables are grown in the upper, hilly areas of the district. Paddy fields cover much of the lower parts.[1][2]

Places[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Major villages[change | change source]

  • Haputale
  • Mahiyanganaya
  • Diyatalawa
  • Hali-Ela
  • Ella
  • Haldummulla
  • Beragala
  • Welimada
  • Kandaketiya
  • Meegahakivula
  • Passara
  • Lunugala
  • Pangaragammana

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