Matara District

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This article is about the district in Sri Lanka. For the town, see Matara, Sri Lanka.
Matara District
Administrative District
Map of Sri Lanka with Matara District highlighted
Map of Sri Lanka with Matara District highlighted
Coordinates: 6°10′N 80°30′E / 6.167°N 80.500°E / 6.167; 80.500Coordinates: 6°10′N 80°30′E / 6.167°N 80.500°E / 6.167; 80.500
Country  Sri Lanka
Province Southern Province
Largest City Matara
Government
 •  District Secretary Mrs.W.K.K.Athukorala
Area
 • Total 1,246 km2 (481 sq mi)
Time zone Sri Lanka (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code LK-32

Matara is a district in Southern Province, Sri Lanka. Its area is 1,246 km². It is represented in the Sri Lankan Parliament following the Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2010 by former Sri Lankan national Cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya who stood for the United People's Freedom Alliance.


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