Geographical Features

Land Area in Trincomalee District

District Total Area Land Area large Inland Water
Sq.Km. % Sq.Km. % Sq.Km. %
Trincomalee 2728.8 100 2630.8 96.4 98 3.6

Land Area by DS Division Wise

No. DS Division Area in S.q.k.m. No.of Wards No.of Village No. of GN Division
1 Town & Gravets 148.0 12 198 42
2 Kuchchaveli 313.3   85 24
3 Pathavisiripura 217.1   10 10
4 Gomarankadawela 285.0   26 10
5 Morawewa 322.4   31 10
6 Thampalakamam 244.4   49 12
7 Kantalai 397.3 7 37 23
8 Kinniya 146.9 7 101 31
9 Seruvila 377.0   21 17
10 Eachchilampathai 98.0   30 9
11 Muthur 179.4 7 77 42
  Total 2,728.8 33 665 230

Land Use Pattern in Trincomalee District

S.No. Category Area (Ha)  
1 Agriculture Land  116,780.0  
a Home Sted Crops Land   18,830.0
b Paddy Land    45,680.0
c Sparsely Used   46,000.0
c Sugarcane   6,270.0
2 Forest Land 131,770.8  
a Moist Monsoon Forest   4.0
b Dry Monsoon Forest   108,710.0
c Forest Plantation   6,786.4
d RiverineDry Forest   1,823.7
e Sparse Forest   14,446.7
3 Wet Land 5,991.6  
a Mangroves   1,761.6
b Mush Land   4,230.0
4 Range Land 280,780.0  
a Scrub Land   33,230.0
b Grass Land   247,550.0
  Total 535,322.4  
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