Mullaitivu District

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Mullaitivu District

முல்லைத்தீவு மாவட்டம்
මුලතිවු දිස්ත්‍රික්කය
Iranamadu tank
Iranamadu tank
Location within Sri Lanka
Location within Sri Lanka
DS and GN Divisions of Mullaitivu District, 2006
DS and GN Divisions of Mullaitivu District, 2006
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceNorthern
CreatedSeptember 1978
CapitalMullaitivu
DS Division
Government
 • District SecretaryN. Vethanayagam
 • MPs
 • MPCs
Area
 • Total2,617 km2 (1,010 sq mi)
 • Land2,415 km2 (932 sq mi)
 • Water202 km2 (78 sq mi)  7.72%
Area rank11th (3.99% of total area)
Population
(2012 census)[2]
 • Total91,947
 • Rank25th (0.45% of total pop.)
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)
Post Codes
42000-42999
ISO 3166 codeLK-45
Vehicle registrationNP
Official LanguagesTamil, Sinhala
WebsiteMullaitivu District Secretariat

Mullaitivu District (Tamil: முல்லைத்தீவு மாவட்டம் Mullaittīvu Māvaṭṭam; Sinhalese: මුලතිවු දිස්ත්‍රික්කය) is one of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka. Districts are the second level administrative divisions of the country. The capital of the district is the town of Mullaitivu.

Mullaitivu District is in the north east of Sri Lanka. It is part of the Northern Province. It has an area of 2,617 square kilometres (1,010 sq mi).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area of Sri Lanka by province and district" (PDF). Statistical Abstract 2011. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka.
  2. "A2 : Population by ethnic group according to districts, 2012". Census of Population & Housing, 2011. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka.

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