North Central Province

North Central Province is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country. The provinces have existed since the 19th century but did not have any legal status until 1987 when the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka established provincial councils.

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is a major city in . It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of . Photo: Saqib, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Poḷonnaruwa is the main town of in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a national park in North Central Province of . Photo: Stuart Pinkney, CC BY 2.0.

is a national park on the island of located 197 kilometres away from the largest city, . Photo: Thimindu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

North Central Province

Latitude of center
8.3287° or 8° 19' 43.2" north
Longitude of center
80.4874° or 80° 29' 14.6" east
Population
1,260,000
Elevation
119 metres (390 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4344966660
Geo­Names ID
1232870
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: المقاطعة الشمالية الوسطى
  • Bengali: উত্তর মধ্যাঞ্চল প্রদেশ
  • Bulgarian: Северна централна провинция
  • Bulgarian: Северно-централна провинция
  • Cebuano: North Central Province
  • Chinese: 中北省
  • Chinese: 北中省
  • Dutch: Noordelijk Centrale Provincie
  • Dutch: Noordelijke Centrale Provincie
  • English: North Central
  • English: North Central Province, Sri Lanka
  • Esperanto: Nordcentra Provinco
  • Finnish: Sri Lankan keskipohjoinen provinssi
  • French: Province du Centre-Nord
  • Georgian: ჩრდილო-ცენტრალური პროვინცია
  • German: Nord-Zentralprovinz
  • German: Nördliche Zentralprovinz
  • Greek: Βορειοκεντρική επαρχία
  • Hindi: उत्तरी मध्य प्रान्त
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Tengah Utara, Sri Lanka
  • Italian: provincia Centro-Settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北中部州
  • Korean: 중북부 주
  • Marathi: उत्तर मध्य प्रांत, श्रीलंका
  • Marathi: उत्तर मध्य प्रांत
  • Marathi: उत्तरी मध्य प्रांत
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurd-Sentraal Prowins
  • Persian: استان شمال مرکزی، سری‌لانکا
  • Polish: Prowincja Północno-Środkowa
  • Portuguese: Centro-Norte
  • Portuguese: Província Centro-Norte
  • Russian: Северо-Центральная провинция
  • Sinhala: Uturumăda
  • Sinhala: උතුරු මැද
  • Sinhala: උතුරු මැද පළාත
  • Spanish: Provincia Central del Norte
  • Swedish: Norra Centralprovinsen i Sri Lanka
  • Swedish: Norra centralprovinsen
  • Tamil: Vaṭamattiya
  • Tamil: வட மத்திய
  • Tamil: வடமத்திய மாகாணசபை
  • Tamil: வடமத்திய மாகாணம், இலங்கை
  • Tamil: வட மத்திய மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: வடமத்திய மாகாணம்
  • Ukrainian: Північно-Центральна провінція
  • Urdu: شمال وسطی صوبہ، سری لنکا
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Trung Bắc
  • Bắc Trung Bộ
  • Provincia Centro-Settentrionale
  • उत्तर मध्य प्रान्त, श्रीलंका
  • උතුරු මැද පළාත, ශ්‍රී ලංකාව
  • 중북부주

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