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Badulla District
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Map of Badulla district showing its administrative areas
Country  Sri Lanka
Province Uva Province
Largest city Badulla
Area
 • Total 2,861 km2 (1,105 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total 837,000
 • Density 292.56/km2 (757.7/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+05:30 (Sri Lanka)
ISO 3166 code LK-81
Website ds.gov.lk/dist_badulla

Badulla is a district in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka. The entire land area of the Badulla district is 2,861 square kilometres. A total of 837,000 people live there. The district borders the districts of Monaragala and Rathnapura on the east and south, Ampara and Kandy districts on the north and Nuwara Eliya and Rathnapura on the west.

The economy of the district mostly depends on farming and livestock. Tea and vegetables are grown in the upper, hilly areas of the district. Paddy fields cover much of the lower parts.

Places

Towns

  • Badulla, largest city
  • Bandarawela

Major villages

  • Haputale
  • Mahiyanganaya
  • Diyatalawa
  • Hali-Ela
  • Ella
  • Haldummulla
  • Beragala
  • Welimada
  • Kandaketiya
  • Meegahakivula
  • Passara
  • Lunugala
  • Pangaragammana

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