striclynature reserves National parks Nature reserves sanctuaries

NATIONAL PARKS IN SRI LANKA

National parks are allowed for public to see & study wildlife. There are 22 National Parks declared in Sri Lanka. Introduce rules & regulations in order to ensure the maximum protection of wildlife & habitats within National parks.

Protected Areas *
Date of Declaration
Extent (ha)
1938.02.25
97880.7
1938.02.25
131667.1
1954.02.12
25900
1970.01.20
18148.5
1972.06.30
30821.0
1980.10.31
1554
1983.11.09
58849.6
1984.08.07
37062.9
1984.08.07
17350
Somawathiya
1986.09.02
37645.5
1988.03.16
3159.8
1993.01.04
6216
1995.12.08
23498.8
1997.08.12
8889.4
2002.04.01
6900
2002.10.08
101.6
2003.06.04
471.429
2004.07.28
13.362
2006.05.18
29.24
Horrowpatana
2011.12.06
2570
Ussangoda
2010.05.06
349.077
Angammadilla
2006.06.06
7529.10

Map of Protected Areas in Sri Lanka

 

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