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North Western, Sri Lanka

North Western is one of 9 primary administrative regions in Sri Lanka with a population of approximately 2,370,075 people.

Facts and figures on North Western at a glance

Region name: North Western (North Western Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,370,075 people
Country: Sri Lanka
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of North Western (North Western Province) is located in the regional capital Kurunegala (Kurunegala) with a population of 28,571 people.

The distance as the crow flies from North Western's regional capital Kurunegala to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo (Colombo) is approximately 84 km (52 mi).

Facts and figures about North Western
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
North Western North Western Province2,370,075 peopleKurunegala Kurunegala28,571 people

Compare with other regions in Sri Lanka.

Map of North Western

Map of North Western

Information on North Western

Information on North Western
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
North Western North Western ProvinceKurunegala Kurunegala2Sri LankaAsia

Time in North Western

Time in North Western
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 13 May 2021 - 7:56amNoThu, 13 May 2021 - 7:56amUTC +5.5Asia/Colombo

Geographic coordinates of North Western

Latitude & Longitude of North Western
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map7°45'00.0"N (7.7500000°)80°10'00.0"E (80.1666700°)

Subregions in North Western

There are 2 administrative subregions in North Western.
Subregions in North Western
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Kurunegala District Kurunegala District1.1,455,531--
Puttalam District Puttalam District2.728,605--

External sources of information on North Western

North Western on Wikipedia