SRI LANKA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEdistrictvariants of the namec2001e1998p1997m[1994]c1991c19811975/76c1971e1968c19631961?c1953e1950c1946e1944c1931c1921c1911c1901189118811871particulars
source:CA,TBSAEWAAWGSA,SYHW,PMSA,SY,PMWGSA,SYHWSA,SYHASA,SYEBHB,SASA,FBSA,MIRL,SAMI,SAMIMI
AmbalagondaG22,017,0
AmparaP18,073,016,0
AnuradhapuraTAnurâdhapûraya56,653,037,036,038,034,730,029,429,318,412,310,78,97,85,43,72,5
BadullaV40,936,046,032,033,137,035,530,027,127,117,013,49,88,16,55,95,0
BalagondaX14,011,0
BandarawelaV13,05,0
BattaramullaA/C?56,543,1agglomeration of Colombo
BatticaloaOMadakalpûwa37,743,051,042,939,036,724,023,023,017,413,011,610,610,710,07,3
BeruwalaC33,133,026,320,4
ChavakachcheriJKilinochchi (?)70,018,0
ChilawRHalawata24,128,020,819,017,614,111,49,17,26,65,04,23,7
ColomboAKolamba642,0828,5801,0722,0615,0587,6618,0562,4582,8511,6551,2426,1424,8362,1342,6284,2244,2211,3154,7126,8111,093,0
DalugamaA/C?47,741,2agglomeration of Colombo
DambullaE35,7
Dehiwala-Mt. LaviniaAGalkissa (for Mt. Lavinia)209,8240,0220,8203,0173,5166,0154,2110,9 78,256,949,934,325,318,5
Galkissa (for Mt. Lavinia)> see:Dehiwala-Mt. Lavinia
GalleGPointe de Galle, Galla, Gâlla90,9123,6123,682,084,076,978,071,373,065,264,955,855,849,037,638,439,140,037,233,6
Galmune> see:Kalmunai
GampahaB9,416,010,7
GampolaD24,336,021,221,6
Halawata> see:Chilaw
HambantotaI11,213,08,66,96,95,35,44,34,03,12,83,12,82,6
HaputaleV5,05,0
Hatton-DickoyaF15,010,0
HendalaA/C?36,929,3agglomeration of Colombo
HomagamaA/C?25,920,3
HoranaC12,010,0
Ja-ElaBJaela30,932,024,521,7
JaffnaJYâpanaya145,6145,6149,0129,0118,2117,0107,2101,094,794,277,876,762,550,145,742,440,433,943,2
KadugannawaD5,05,0
KalmunaiGalmune, Galmûnê94,522,819,216,53,6
KalutaraC37,140,034,031,532,028,627,025,325,320,319,014,313,613,011,510,9
KandakaB21,7
KandyDMaha Nuwara110,0248,3150,5140,0104,097,9101,093,378,068,267,857,257,051,343,737,132,629,926,420,4
KatikawatteA/C?43,8agglomeration of Colombo
KatunayakeBSeeduwa-Katunayake73,039,031,523,6agglomeration of Colombo
KegalleY17,416,015,013,013,311,45,54,93,73,52,52,33,1
KelaniyaA/C?36,734,6agglomeration of Colombo
Kilinochchi> see:Chavakachchen
KeselwatteC33,929,0agglomeration of Kalatura
Kolamba> see:Colombo
Kolonnawa55,358,041,037,0
KotikawattaA48,3agglomeration of Colombo
KotteASrí Jayewardenepura Kotte115,8134,1134,1118,0109,0101,0100,093,783,073,354,440,219,414,510,2
KuliyapitiyaR4,04,0
Kurunegala28,336,826,228,026,227,024,423,021,221,317,518,613,410,510,28,26,54,7
Madakalpuwa> see:Batticaloa
Maha Nuwara> see:Kandy
MaharagamaA/C?49,840,4agglomeration of Colombo
MannarJManar, Mannârama14,513,911,211,110,09,09,04,13,73,85,3
MataleD36,435,643,029,833,030,125,617,214,110,47,95,85,04,2
MataraH42,848,038,840,036,636,032,532,327,622,921,918,916,813,911,88,6
Migamuwa> see:Negombo
MinuwangodaB8,07,0
Monaragala6,0
MoratuwaC177,2213,0213,0190,0170,0134,8103,096,386,077,877,660,250,746,532,428,627,329,6
MullaitivuMullaittivu7,24,94,01,5
MulleriyawaA/C?25,122,5agglomeration of Colombo
NawalapitiyaF16,012,0
NegomboBMigamuwa121,9171,5100,064,060,862,056,853,046,947,038,638,732,531,925,321,313,019,818,9
Nuwara EliyaF25,030,033,026,020,518,017,316,015,520,014,412,010,87,87,57,45,02,7
PanaduraCPânadraya33,438,031,127,7
Pêduru TuduwaJ15,0
PeliyagodaA29,927,025,525,0
Pointe de Galle> see:Galle
Point PedroJ53,015,0
Polgahawela 5,32,2
PolonaruwaUPolonnaruwa11,69,65,9
PuttalamSPûttalama41,027,026,021,619,018,215,013,213,310,27,86,76,96,05,15,0
RâgamaB22,2
RatnapuraXRatnapûraya46,352,442,046,037,531,029,124,021,621,916,612,48,57,05,54,13,5
Seeduwa-Katunayake> see:Katunayake
SeethawakapuraX21,619,015,0
SigiriyaA?Sigiri1,4ancient fortress
Srí Jayewardenepura Kotte> see:Kotte
Talawakele-LindulaF14,05,0
TangallaITangalle14,010,08,77,9
Tirikunâmalaya> see:Trincomalee
TrincomaleeQTrinkomali, Tirikunâmalaya76,050,044,345,040,639,034,834,826,429,132,511,210,29,48,811,311,6
ValvettihuraiJValveddittura46,013,0
VavuniyaMVavuniyâwa64,018,517,015,77,27,21,30,90,80,6
Wattala-MaboleA28,923,020,0
WattegamaD10,07,0
WeligamaG26,019,0
WelisaraAWelesara26,821,5agglomeration of Colombo
Yâpanaya> see:Jaffna

Particulars:
Source MW: "By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Third Edition cop. 1997 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated."
Source "SA" = "Statistical abstract / Sri Lanka".
The source of the census data 1981 and 1994 is the publication "Arjuna's atlas of Sri Lanka", 1997; marked as "AA".
These data have been calculated from histograms in that atlas, and are therefore not precise.
File created on 1999-12-09; revised on 2000-06-25; and last modified on 2003-12-12 by Jan Lahmeyer

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