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List of cities in Sri Lanka

Map of Sri Lanka

The following is a list of cities in Sri Lanka.

Name Sinhala Tamil Province District DS Division Population
(conurbation)
(2012 est)

[1]
Population
(municipality)
(2009 est)

[2][3][4][5][6]
Area
(km²)

[2]
Area
(mi²)
Density
(/km²)
Co-ordinates Home page
Colombo කොළඹ கொழும்பு Western Colombo Colombo 752,993 686,779 37.31 14.41 18,407 cmc.lk
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia (Suburb of Colombo ) දෙහිවල-ගල්කිස්ස தெஹிவளை - கல்கிசை Western Colombo Dehiwala 245,974 224,661 21.00 8.11 10,698
Moratuwa (Suburb of Colombo) මොරටුව மொறட்டுவை Western Colombo Moratuwa 207,755 189,750 23.00 8.88 8,250 moratuwamc.lk
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර කෝට්ටේ ஶ்ரீ ஜெயவர்த்தனபுரம் கோட்டை Western Colombo Kotte 135,806 124,039 17.00 6.56 7,296
Negombo මීගමුව நீர்கொழும்பு Western Gampaha Negombo 127,754 153,670 31.00 11.97 4,957 negombo.mc.gov.lk
Kandy මහනුවර கண்டி Central Kandy Kandy 125,351 123,952 27.00 10.42 4,591
Kalmunai කල්මුනේ கல்முனை Eastern Ampara Kalmunai Muslim /
Kalmunai Tamil /
Sainthamarathu
106,783 108,696 23.00 8.88 4,726 kalmunaimc.org
Vavuniya වවුනියාව வவுனியா Northern Vavuniya Vavuniya 99,653 31,699[7] 22.50 8.69 1,409
Galle ගාල්ල காலி Southern Galle Galle 99,478 97,101 7.00 6.56 5,712 galle.mc.gov.lk
Trincomalee ත්‍රිකුණාමලය திருகோணமலை Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee Town & Gravets 99,135 51,624[8] 7.50 2.90 6,883
Batticaloa මඩකලපුව மட்டக்களப்பு Eastern Batticaloa Manmunai North 92,332 83,470 75.00 28.96 1,113 batticaloamc.com
Jaffna යාපනය யாழ்ப்பாணம் Northern Jaffna Jaffna / Nallur 88,138 76,080[7] 20.20 7.80 3,766 jaffnamc.lk
Katunayake (Suburb of Negombo) කටුනායක கட்டுநாயக்க Western Gampaha Katana 76,816
Dambulla දඹුල්ල தம்புள்ளை Central Matale Dambulla 68,821
Kolonnawa කොලොන්නාව கொலன்னாவ Western Colombo Kolonnawa 64,887
Anuradhapura අනුරාධපුරය அனுராதபுரம் North Central Anuradhapura Anuradhapura 63,208 83,312 36.00 13.90 2,314
Ratnapura රත්නපුර இரத்தினபுரி Sabaragamuwa Ratnapura Ratnapura 52,170 49,477 20.00 7.72 2,474
Badulla බදුල්ල பதுளை Uva Badulla Badulla 47,587 43,866 10.00 3.86 4,387
Matara මාතර மாத்தறை Southern Matara Matara 47,420 75,930 13.00 5.02 5,841
Puttalam පුත්තලම புத்தளம் North Western Puttalam Puttalam 45,401
Chavakacheri චාවකච්චේරිය சாவகச்சேரி Northern Jaffna Thenmarachchi 41,407 15,780[7] 19.40 7.49 813
Kattankudy කාත්තන්කුඩි காத்தான்குடி Eastern Batticaloa Kattankudy 40,883 39,523[8] 6.50 2.51 6,080
Matale මාතලේ மாத்தளை Central Matale Matale 40,859 37,802 9.00 3.47 4,200 mcmatale.org.lk
Kalutara කළුතර களுத்துறை Western Kalutara Kalutara 39,615 kalutara.uc.gov.lk
Mannar මන්නාරම மன்னார் Northern Mannar Mannar 35,817 22,183[7] 27.85 10.75 797
Panadura පානදුර பாணந்துறை Western Kalutara Panadura 35,717
Beruwala බේරුවල பேருவளை Western Kalutara Beruwala 35,312
Ja-Ela ජා-ඇල ஜா-எல Western Gampaha Ja-Ela 32,386
Point Pedro පේදුරුතුඩුව பருத்தித்துறை Northern Jaffna Vadamarachchi North 31,351 12,161[7] 11.65 4.50 1,044
Kelaniya කැලණිය களனி Western Gampaha Kelaniya 31,307
Peliyagoda (Suburb of Colombo)) පෑලියගොඩ பேலியகொடை Western Gampaha Kelaniya 31,307
Kurunegala කුරුණෑගල குருனகல் North Western Kurunegala Kurunegala 30,314 30,991 11.00 4.25 2,817
Wattala වත්තල வத்தளை Western Gampaha Wattala 30,229
Gampola ගම්පොල கம்பளை Central Kandy 27,659
Nuwara Eliya නුවරඑළිය நுவரேலியா Central Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya 27,326 38,364 12.00 4.63 3,197 nuwaraeliya.mc.gov.lk
Valvettithurai වෙල්වෙටිතුරේ வல்வெட்டித்துறை Northern Jaffna Vadamarachchi North 27,210 8,382[7] 4.85 1.87 1,728 valvaicouncil.com
Chilaw හලාවත சிலாபம் North Western Puttalam Chilaw 26,714
Eravur එරාවුර් ஏறாவூர் Eastern Batticaloa Eravur Town 25,582 4.90 1.89
Avissawella අවිස්සාවේල්ල அவிசாவலை Western Colombo Hanwella 25,322
Weligama වැලිගම வெலிகமை Southern Matara Weligama 24,159
Ambalangoda අම්බලන්ගොඩ அம்பலாங்கொட Southern Galle Ambalangoda 21,573
Ampara අම්පාර அம்பாறை Eastern Ampara Ampara 20,309 21,713[8]
Kegalle කෑගල්ල கேகாலை Sabaragamuwa Kegalle Kegalle 17,962
Hatton හැටන් ஹற்றன் Central Nuwara Eliya Ambagamuwa 16,237
Nawalapitiya නාවලපිටිය நாவலபிட்டி Central Kandy Pasbage Korale 15,415
Balangoda බලන්ගොඩ பலங்கொடா Sabaragamuwa Ratnapura Balangoda 13,589
Hambantota හම්බන්තොට அம்பாந்தோட்டை Southern Hambantota Hambantota 12,071
Tangalle තංගල්ල தங்கல்ல Southern Hambantota Tangalle 11,258
Monaragala මොණරාගල மொனராகல Uva Monaragala Monaragala 10,853
Gampaha ගම්පහ கம்பகா Western Gampaha Gampaha 9,889 61,052 38.00 14.67 1,607
Horana හොරණ ஹொரண Western Kalutara Horana 9,774
Wattegama වත්තේගම வத்தேகமை Uva Monaragala Siyambalanduwa 8,770
Minuwangoda මිණුවන්ගොඩ மினுவன்கொட Western Gampaha Minuwangoda 8,015
Bandarawela බණ්ඩාරවෙල பண்டாரவளை Uva Badulla Bandarawela 7,878
Kuliyapitiya කුලියාපිටිය குளியாப்பிட்டிய North Western Kurunegala 6,850
Haputale හපුතලේ அப்புத்தளை Uva Badulla Haputale 5,559
Talawakele තලවකැලේ தலவாக்கலை Central Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya 4,087
Harispattuwa හාරිස්පත්තුව அரிஸ்பத்துவ Central Kandy Harispattuwa 1,744
Kadugannawa කඩුගන්නාව கடுகண்ணாவ Central Kandy Udunuwara 1,384
Embilipitiya ඇඹිලිපිටිය ஆம்பிலீபிடியா Sabaragamuwa Ratnapura Embilipitiya 51,398 133,977 embilipitiya.uc.gov.lk
Sigiriya සීගිරිය சிகிரியா Central Matale Dambulla 1,098

See also

References and footnotes

  • General Sri Lanka Road Map (1st ed.). Sri Lanka:  
  1. ^ "Sri Lanka: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. 
  2. ^ a b "Area, population, registered voters and employees of municipalities, 2008 - 2009" (PDF). Statistics Statistical Abstract 2010. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. 
  3. ^ "Enumeration of Vital Events 2011 - Northern Province" (PDF). Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. 
  4. ^ "Basic Population Information on Ampara District - 2007" (PDF). Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. 
  5. ^ "Basic Population Information on Batticaloa District - 2007" (PDF). Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. 
  6. ^ "Basic Population Information on Trincomaee District - 2007" (PDF). Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f 2011 enumeration
  8. ^ a b c 2007 enumeration

External links

  • Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka
  • Survey Department of Sri Lanka
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