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Sabaragamuwa
සබරගමුව
சபரகமுவ
Province
Flag of Sabaragamuwa
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Location within Sri Lanka
Location within Sri Lanka
Country  Sri Lanka
Created 1889
Admitted 14 November 1987
Capital Ratnapura
Largest City Ratnapura
Government
 • Governor W. J. M. Lokubandara
 • Chief Minister Maheepala Herath
Area
 • Total 4,968 km2 (1,918 sq mi)
Area rank 8th (7.46% of total area)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 1,918,880
 • Rank 5th (9.63% of total pop.)
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Gross Regional Product (2010)[1]
 • Total Rs 303 billion
 • Rank 5th (6.3% of total)
Time zone Sri Lanka (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code LK-9
Official Languages Sinhala, Tamil
Website www.sabaragamuwapc.com

Sabaragamuwa, (Sinhala: සබරගමුව Sabaragamuwa, Tamil: சபரகமுவ Sabaragamuwa) is a province of Sri Lanka, and contains two districts: Ratnapura and Kegalle. Sabaragamuwa University is in Belihuloya. 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.

Districts[edit]

Sabaragamuwa is divided into 2 districts:

Major Cities[edit]

Big towns[edit]

Other Towns[edit]

Ratnapura[edit]

At an elevation of approximately 500 feet above sea level, Ratnapura is the provincial capital of Sabargamuwa. It is 60 miles (100 km) from the city of Colombo.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 6°40′N 80°24′E / 6.667°N 80.400°E / 6.667; 80.400


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The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:03:58 -0700

Havagala Mountain (1400m) or Hagala as it is known by the locals is located in beautiful Belihuloya in the Sabaragamuwa Province bordering the Horton Plains National Park. The vegetation is a mixture of montane forest and manna grasslands with ...
 
Colombo Page
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700

The Nominations Board comprises Ministers W. D. J. Seneviratne (Chairman) and Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, senior Cabinet Minister A. H. M. Fowzie, former Governor of the Sabaragamuwa Province, Saliya Mathew and Chief Minister of the Central Province ...
 
The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:30:08 -0700

Ministers W.D.J.Senevirathna, Nimal Siripala de Silva, Basil Rajapaksa, Ms.Pavitra Wanniarachchi, Sabaragamuwa Province Governor W.J.M.Lokubandara, Chief Minister Maheepala Herath, Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekera, Parliamentarians Sunny ...

Ministry of Defence (press release)

Ministry of Defence (press release)
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Embilipitiya is an emerging city situated in the Sabaragamuwa Province which comes across a dynamic infrastructure development drive which could be seen nowadays under a notion of HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Accordingly, four similar type of ...
 
The Island.lk (subscription)
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 23:11:15 -0700

They will upgrade and maintain roads in Sabaragamuwa Province and Kalutara District, Central Province, North Central Province and North Western Province. The full project running up to 2020 will see 2,200 kilometres of access roads under provincial and ...
 
The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 04:26:15 -0700

01. Resettlement Program for the Occupants of Underserved Settlements and Temporary Shelters in the City of Colombo and its Environs - the Government has initiated a programme to accelerate the Underserved Resettlements in the city of Colombo to be ...
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