Vavuniya District facts for kids
Location within Sri Lanka
DS and GN Divisions of Vavuniya District, 2006
|• Total||1,967 km2 (759 sq mi)|
|• Land||1,861 km2 (719 sq mi)|
|• Water||106 km2 (41 sq mi) 5.39%|
|Area rank||15th (3.00% of total area)|
|Population (2012 census)|
|• Rank||22nd (0.85% of total pop.)|
|• Density||87.194/km2 (225.83/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Sri Lanka (UTC+05:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||LK-44|
|Official Languages||Tamil, Sinhala|
Vavuniya District (Tamil: வவுனியா மாவட்டம் Vavuṉiyā Māvaṭṭam; Sinhala: වවුනියා 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 city of Vavuniya.
Vavuniya District is in the north of Sri Lanka. It is part of the Northern Province. It has an area of 1,967 square kilometres (759 sq mi).
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