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Central Province, Sri Lanka

Index Central Province, Sri Lanka

The Central Province (මධ්‍යම පළාත Madhyama Palata, மத்திய மாகாணம் Madhiya Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country. [1]

48 relations: Adam's Peak, Administrative division, Ceylonese Mudaliyars, Constitution of Sri Lanka, County, Dambulla, Dambulla cave temple, Districts of Sri Lanka, Divisional Secretariats of Sri Lanka, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, Europe, Gampola, Government of Sri Lanka, Gross regional product, Hatton, Sri Lanka, Horton Plains National Park, Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka, Kadugannawa, Kandy, Kandy District, Knuckles Mountain Range, List of cities in Sri Lanka, List of Governors of Central Province, Matale, Matale District, Nawalapitiya, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, North Western Province, Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya District, P. B. Dissanayake, Provinces of Sri Lanka, Provincial government in Sri Lanka, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sarath Ekanayake, Sigiriya, Sinhalese language, Sinhalese people, Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Moors, Sri Lankan rupee, Sri Lankan Tamils, Talawakelle, Tamil language, Tea production in Sri Lanka, Temple of the Tooth, Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka, Uva Province.

Adam's Peak

Adam's Peak is a tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka.

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Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

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Ceylonese Mudaliyars

Mudali (or Mudaliyar) was a colonial title and office in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

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Constitution of Sri Lanka

The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Śrī Laṃkā āndukrama vyavasthāva, Ilaṅkai araciyalamaippiṉ) has been the constitution of the island nation of Sri Lanka since its original promulgation by the National State Assembly on 7 September 1978.

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County

A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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Dambulla

Dambulla (දඹුල්ල Dam̆bulla, தம்புள்ளை Tampuḷḷai) is a large town, situated in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, situated north-east of Colombo and north of Kandy.

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Dambulla cave temple

Dambulla cave temple (Sinhalese: Dam̆būlū Len Vihāraya, Tamil Tampuḷḷai Poṟkōvil) also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country.

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Districts of Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, districts (Distrikka, மாவட்டம்) are the second-level administrative divisions, and are included in a province.

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Divisional Secretariats of Sri Lanka

The districts of Sri Lanka are divided into administrative sub-units known as divisional secretariats.

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Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

The Eastern Province (கிழக்கு மாகாணம் Kil̮akku Mākāṇam; නැගෙනහිර පළාත Næ̆gĕnahira Paḷāta) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Gampola

Gampola (Sinhala:ගම්පොල, Tamil:கம்பளை) is a town located in Kandy District, Central Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.

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Government of Sri Lanka

The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා රජය Śrī Laṃkā Rajaya) is a semi-presidential system determined by the Sri Lankan Constitution.

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Gross regional product

Gross regional product (GRP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a region or subdivision of a country in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.

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Hatton, Sri Lanka

Hatton (හැටන්, ஹற்றன்) is a town in the Nuwara Eliya District of Central Province, Sri Lanka governed by the Hatton-Dickoya Urban Council.

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Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest.

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Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka

Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka are Tamil people of Indian origin in Sri Lanka.

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Kadugannawa

Kadugannawa is a town in Kandy District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.

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Kandy

Kandy (මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province.

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Kandy District

Kandy District (මහනුවර දිස්ත්‍රික්කය, கண்டி மாவட்டம்) is a district of the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

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Knuckles Mountain Range

The Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, in the Districts of Matale and Kandy.

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List of cities in Sri Lanka

The following is a list of settlements in Sri Lanka with a population over 50,000.

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List of Governors of Central Province

The Governor of the Central Province, Sri Lanka (මධ්‍යම පළාත් ආණ්ඩුකාරවරයා Madhyama palāth āndukāravarayā) is the head of the provincial government and exercises executive power over subjects devolved to the Central Provincial Council.

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Matale

Matale (Sinhala: මාතලේ, Tamil:மாத்தளை) often written as Mathale (pronounced Maathalé), is a large town in Matale District of the Central Province, of Sri Lanka.

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Matale District

Matale District (මාතලේ දිස්ත්‍රික්කය, மாத்தளை மாவட்டம்) is a district in Central Province, Sri Lanka.

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Nawalapitiya

Nawalapitiya (නාවලපිටිය, நாவலபிட்டி) is a town in Central Province, Sri Lanka.

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North Central Province, Sri Lanka

North Central Province (උතුරු මැද පළාත Uturumeda Palata, வட மத்திய மாகாணம் Wada Maththiya Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka.

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North Western Province, Sri Lanka

North Western Province (වයඹ පළාත Wayamba Palata, வட மேல் மாகாணம் Vada Mael Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka.

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Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya (නුවර එළිය; நுவரெலியா) is a city in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka.

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Nuwara Eliya District

Nuwara Eliya District (நுவரேலியா மாவட்டம், නුවරඑළිය දිස්ත්‍රික්කය) is a district in Central Province, Sri Lanka, centered on the tourist city of Nuwara Eliya.

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P. B. Dissanayake

Punchi Banda Dissanayake is a Sri Lankan politician, and the current and 12th Governor of the Central Province, and the acting Governor of the Uva Province of Sri Lanka.

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Provinces of Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, provinces (translit; translit) are the first level administrative division.

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Provincial government in Sri Lanka

Provincial councils of Sri Lanka are legislative bodies of the nine Provinces of Sri Lanka.

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Sabaragamuwa Province

The Sabaragamuwa Province, (සබරගමුව පළාත Sabaragamuwa Palata, சபரகமுவ மாகாணம் Sabaragamuwa Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Sarath Ekanayake

Sarath Ekanayake is the 7th and current Chief Minister of the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

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Sigiriya

Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (Lion Rock සීගිරිය, சிகிரியா, pronounced see-gi-ri-yə) is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka.

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Sinhalese language

Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල; siṁhala), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.

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Sinhalese people

The Sinhalese (Sinhala: සිංහල ජාතිය Sinhala Jathiya, also known as Hela) are an Indo-Aryan-speaking ethnic group native to the island of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Sri Lankan Moors

Sri Lankan Moors (translit; translit formerly Ceylon Moors; colloquially referred to as Muslims or Moors) are an ethnic minority group in Sri Lanka, comprising 9.3% of the country's total population.

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Sri Lankan rupee

The rupee (රුපියල්, ரூபாய்) (signs: රු, ரூ, Rs; code: LKR) is the currency of Sri Lanka, divided into 100 cents.

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Sri Lankan Tamils

Sri Lankan Tamils (also) or Ceylon Tamils, also known as Eelam Tamils in Tamil, are members of the Tamil ethnic group native to the South Asian island state of Sri Lanka.

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Talawakelle

Talawakelle (තලවාකැලේ, தலவாக்கலை) is a town in Nuwara Eliya District in the Central Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.

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Tamil language

Tamil (தமிழ்) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians.

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Tea production in Sri Lanka

Tea production is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon), and accounts for 2% of GDP, contributing over US $1.5 billion in 2013 to the economy of Sri Lanka.

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Temple of the Tooth

Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka

The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka (13A) is amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka which created Provincial Councils in Sri Lanka.

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Uva Province

Uva Province (ඌව පළාත Uva Palata, ஊவா மாகாணம் Uva Maakaanam) is Sri Lanka's second least populated province, with 1,259,880 people, created in 1896.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Province,_Sri_Lanka

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