Central Province

The Central Province is one of the nine provinces of , the first level administrative division of the country. The Central Province is primarily in the central mountainous terrain of .
Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

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is in the centre of 125 km away from Colombo and is generally recognised as the island nation's cultural capital. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

is a city in the Central district of . Photo: Santhoshj, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in the Hill Country of . Photo: Pol van den Scheetek…, CC BY 3.0.

is a town situated in the north of , Central Province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is a city in the Central Province of about 150km away from , the capital and 25 km north of Photo: Løken, Public domain.

National Park is in central . Photo: Cherubino, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The lies in central , in the Districts of and . Photo: Astronomyinertia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central Province

Latitude of center
7.3333° or 7° 20' north
Longitude of center
80.75° or 80° 45' east
668 metres (2,192 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: المقاطعة الوسطى
  • Bengali: মধ্যাঞ্চল প্রদেশ
  • Bulgarian: Централна провинция (Шри Ланка)
  • Bulgarian: Централна провинция
  • Catalan: Província Central
  • Cebuano: Central Province
  • Chinese: 中央省 (斯里蘭卡)
  • Chinese: 中央省
  • Dutch: Centrale Provincie
  • English: Central Province, Sri Lanka
  • Esperanto: Centra Provinco (Srilanko)
  • Esperanto: Centra Provinco
  • Finnish: Sri Lankan keskinen provinssi
  • French: Province du Centre
  • Galician: Provincia Central, Sri Lanka
  • Galician: Provincia Central
  • Georgian: ცენტრალური პროვინცია
  • German: Zentralprovinz
  • Greek: Κεντρική επαρχία
  • Hindi: केंद्रीय प्रांत
  • Hindi: केन्द्रीय प्रान्त, श्रीलंका
  • Hindi: मध्य प्रान्त
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Tengah, Sri Lanka
  • Italian: Provincia Centrale
  • Italian: provincia Centrale
  • Japanese: 中部州 (スリランカ)
  • Japanese: 中部州
  • Korean: 중부 주 (스리랑카)
  • Korean: 중부 주
  • Marathi: मध्य प्रांत, श्रीलंका
  • Marathi: मध्य प्रांत
  • Nepali: मध्यम प्रान्त, श्रीलंका
  • Newari: मध्यम प्रान्त, श्रीलंका
  • Newari: मध्यम प्रान्त
  • Northern Frisian: Sentraal Prowins (Sri Lanka)
  • Northern Frisian: Sentraal Prowins
  • Persian: استان مرکزی (سری‌لانکا)
  • Persian: استان مرکزی
  • Polish: Prowincja Centralna (Sri Lanka)
  • Polish: Prowincja Środkowa
  • Portuguese: Província Central
  • Russian: Центральная провинция
  • Sinhala: Madhyama
  • Sinhala: මධ්යම
  • Sinhala: මධ්‍යම පළාත, ශ්‍රී ලංකාව
  • Sinhala: මධ්‍යම පළාත
  • Spanish: Provincia Central
  • Swedish: Centralprovinsen, Sri Lanka
  • Swedish: Centralprovinsen
  • Tamil: Mattiya
  • Tamil: மத்திய
  • Tamil: மத்திய மாகாணம், இலங்கை
  • Tamil: மத்திய மாகாணம்
  • Ukrainian: Центральна провінція
  • Urdu: وسطی صوبہ، سری لنکا
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Trung Tâm, Sri Lanka
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Trung Tâm
  • Wu Chinese: 中央省 (斯里兰卡)
  • Central
  • Trung Bộ
  • मध्य प्रान्त, श्रीलंका
  • 중부주

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