North Central Province, Sri Lanka

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North Central Province
උතුරු මැද පළාත
வட மத்திய மாகாணம்
Uturumeda Province
Flag of North Central Province
Location within Sri Lanka
Location within Sri Lanka
Country Sri Lanka
Admitted14 November 1987
Largest CityAnuradhapura
 • GovernorKarunarathne Diulgane
 • Chief MinisterS. M. Ranjith
 • Total10,472 km2 (4,043 sq mi)
 • Rank1st (16.31% of total area)
 (2011 census)
 • Total1,259,567
 • Rank8th (5.91% of total pop.)
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Gross Regional Product
 • TotalRs 232 billion
 • Rank7th (4.8% of total)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)
ISO 3166 codeLK-7
Official LanguagesSinhala, Tamil

North Central Province (Sinhala: 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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