Mullaitivu District

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Mullaitivu District
முல்லைத்தீவு மாவட்டம்
මුලතිවු දිස්ත්‍රික්කය
Administrative District
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
Country Sri Lanka
Province Northern
Created September 1978
Capital Mullaitivu
DS Division
Government
 • District Secretary N. Vethanayagam
 • MPs
 • MPCs
Area[1]
 • Total 2,617 km2 (1,010 sq mi)
 • Land 2,415 km2 (932 sq mi)
 • Water 202 km2 (78 sq mi)  7.72%
Area rank 11th (3.99% of total area)
Population (2012 census)[2]
 • Total 91,947
 • Rank 25th (0.45% of total pop.)
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone Sri Lanka (UTC+05:30)
Post Codes 42000-42999
ISO 3166 code LK-45
Vehicle registration NP
Official Languages Tamil, Sinhala
Website Mullaitivu 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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