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Map of Electoral Districts in Sri Lanka

 Electorial Districts map of Sri Lanka
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Electoral Districts


According to the Sri Lankan Constitution, members of Parliament are elected from 22 multi-member districts via the process of proportional representation electoral system.

The Sri Lankan Constitution states, the Parliament should comprise 225 members or seats. Under a certain section,
36 seats were allocated to nine provinces in the country and it was mentioned that a delimitation commission would allocate four seats between electoral districts in each province.

Electoral Districts in Sri Lanka History


In Sri Lanka, the Delimitation Commission was appointed on 29th November 1978. The nation was eventually divided into 22 electoral districts. Out of the 22 districts, 21 were coterminous with their namesake administrative district. The other electoral district Vanni, comprises the administrative districts of Mannar, Mullaitivu and Vavuniya.

Number of Electoral Districts in Sri Lanka


The 36 provincial seats include
Central Province - Kandy 1, Matale 1, Nuwara Eliya 2.
Eastern Province - Ampara 2, Batticaloa 1, Trincomalee 1.
Northern Province - Jaffna 1, Vanni 3.
North Central Province - Anuradhapura 2, Polonnaruwa 2.0
North Western Province - Kurunegala 2, Puttalam 2.
Sabaragamuwa Province - Kegalla 2, Ratnapura 2.
Southern Province - Galle 1, Matara 1, Hambantota 2.Uva Province - Badulla 2, Monaragala 2.
Western Province - Colombo 2, Gampaha 1, Kalutara 1.

Kilinochchi Administrative District was carved out from southern Jaffna Administrative District in February 1984. Now, Jaffna Electoral District consists of two administrative districts, namely - Jaffna and Kilinochchi.

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Number of seats per electoral district
Electoral DistrictProvincePolling DivisionsPopulation (2012)Registered Electors (2011)Sect. 98 Seats (2011)Sect. 96 Seats (1979)Total Seats (2011)
AmparaEastern4645803441287527
AnuradhapuraNorth Central7855373606508729
BadullaUva9811138591292729
BatticaloaEastern3525166347099415
ColomboWestern152322942151267017219
GalleSouthern1010589027902079110
GampahaWestern132298190153836817118
HambantotaSouthern4595802442060527
JaffnaNorthern11695867482342516
KalutaraWestern812147208536099110
KandyCentral131367900100249311112
KegalleSabaragamuwa9837100631981729
KurunegalaNorth Western141611230121628614216
MataleCentral4482294359796415
MataraSouthern7810629595867718
MonaragalaUva3448080319557426
Nuwara EliyaCentral4706156488133527
PolonnaruwaNorth Central3403827294365325
PuttalamNorth Western5760651517557628
RatnapuraSabaragamuwa810820517698149211
TrincomaleeEastern3376337245363314
VanniNorthern3364021221409235
National List      29
Total 160202741791426806316036225