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The Sabaragamuwa Province, (Sinhalese: සබරගමුව පළාත Sabaragamuwa Palata, Tamil: சபரகமுவ மாகாணம் Sabaragamuwa Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country. The provinces have existed since the 19th century but did not have any legal status until 1987 when the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka
Constitution of Sri Lanka
established provincial councils.[2][3] The Sabaragamuwa Province
Sabaragamuwa Province
contains two districts: Ratnapura
Ratnapura
and Kegalle. It is named after its former indigenous inhabitants, namely the Sabara, an indic term for hunter-gatherer tribes, a term seldom used in ancient Sri Lanka. Sabaragamuwa University is in Belihuloya.

Contents

1 Districts 2 Municipal Council 3 Urban Council 4 Other Towns 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Districts[edit] Sabaragamuwa is divided into 2 districts:

Kegalle District
Kegalle District
1,693 km2 (654 sq mi) Ratnapura
Ratnapura
District 3,275 km2 (1,264 sq mi)

Municipal Council[edit]

Ratnapura

Urban Council[edit]

Balangoda Embilipitiya Kegalle

Other Towns[edit]

Belihuloya Eheliyagoda Kalawana Pelmadulla Nivitigala Kuruwita Mawanella Yatiyantota Aranayake Kahawatte Rakwana Imbulpe Deraniyagala Ruwanwella Warakapola Ayagama Ambepussa Galigomuwa Rambukkana Bulathkohupitiya Karawanella Kitulgala Godakawela Kolonne Opanayaka Panamure Kiriella

See also[edit]

Provinces of Sri Lanka Districts of Sri Lanka

References[edit]

^ :.News Line : North, East record highest GDP growth rate Archived 2012-06-20 at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Provinces of Sri Lanka". Statoids.  ^ "Provincial Councils". Government of Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on 2009-07-07. 

External links[edit]

Cities in Sabaragamuwa province Postal codes of Sabaragamuwa province

Places adjacent to Sabaragamuwa Province

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