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Eastern Province, Ampara District, Information Page

Ampara is belongs to the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. It is a remote city on the East Coast of Sri Lanka, about 360 km from the capital city of Colombo. Ampara is the largest paddy harvesting province in the country, and has the Indian Ocean on the east coast of Sri Lanka as a fisheries resource. #1# Most of the civilians are Sinhala, while Tamils and Sri Lankan Moors also live in the coastal parts of the district.
























  Land area    4,222 km² (1,630 sq mi)
  Inland water area   193 km² (75 sq mi)
  Total area   4,415 km² (1,705 sq mi)


  


 


 


 Special Places in Ampara




  • Inginiyagala Dam



Historical Sites in Ampara


Archaeological Department has identified 55 ancient Buddhist shrines and archaeological sites in the Batticaloa and Ampara districts.




  • Pulukunava



This site at the boundary of the Galoya scheme on the Ampara-Mahiyangana road is on a large forested hill. On the southern scrap of the hill are a large number of dripledged caves. In many of these caves are pre-Christian inscriptions. In the flat area south of this hill are the remains of a number of structures. Among these are a dagoba dug into by treasure hunters, some pillared structures and a pond. Buried under the earth is the torso of a Buddhist statue. The structures at the site are girt by a prakara. 




  • Dighavapi



The department has located 35 archaeological sites in the Dighavapi complex. The archaeological area is a mere 42 square kilometres in extent. The area declared under the Archaeological department is only four hundred yards in radius of each site leaving the other areas unprotected under the Antiquities Ordinance No. 9 of 1940.There are several ancient inscriptions in the area. In 1986 a gold leaf inscription 14 cm in length and 1.5 cm in width had been unearthed. The inscription had been deposited inside a reliquary made of thick gold sheets. The text of the inscription was as follows: "Hail. The stupa (reliquary) of King Mahitisa (Kannittha Tissa ) son of King Naka". King Kannittha Tissa reigned from 164 — 192 AD. 




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  • Kotavehera

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  • Ratraveli Viharaya


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