North Central Province, Sri Lanka

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North Central Province

උතුරු මැද පළාත
வட மத்திய மாகாணம்

Uturumeda Province
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Location within Sri Lanka
Location within Sri Lanka
Country Sri Lanka
Created1873
Admitted14 November 1987
CapitalAnuradhapura
Largest CityAnuradhapura
Government
 • GovernorKarunarathne Diulgane
 • Chief MinisterS. M. Ranjith
Area
 • Total10,472 km2 (4,043 sq mi)
Area rank1st (16.31% of total area)
Population
(2011 census)
 • Total1,259,567
 • Rank8th (5.91% of total pop.)
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Gross Regional Product
 (2010)[1]
 • TotalRs 232 billion
 • Rank7th (4.8% of total)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)
ISO 3166 codeLK-7
Official LanguagesSinhala, Tamil
Websitewww.ncp.gov.lk

North Central Province (Sinhalese: උතුරු මැද පළාත Uturumeda Palata, Tamil: வட மத்திய மாகாணம் Wada Maththiya Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka. Its capital city is Anuradhapura. The province is not densely populated. It has a weak economy.

Towns[change | change source]

Anuradhapura is the only major city. It is governed by a Municipal Council. Other towns in the province are:

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