Polonnaruwa District

Polonnaruwa District is one of the 25 districts of , the second level administrative division of the country. It is also one of the two districts of and has an area of 3,293 km².The district is administered by a District Secretariat headed by a District Secretary appointed by the central government of Sri Lanka.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist temple
The , also known as Gal Viharaya and originally as the Uttararama, is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of in . is situated 4 km south of Polonnaruwa District. Photo: Singhalawap, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Poḷonnaruwa is the main town of District in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Polonnaruwa District

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