3 edition of An environmental profile of the Moneragala District found in the catalog.
Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1998. 2 microfiches. Master microform held by: DLC.Includes bibliographical references (p. 72-77).A report prepared by Ms Agridev Consultants for a study sponsored by the Central Environmental Authority with NORAD collaboration.Prepared in 1992--T.p. verso.
|Statement||Central Environmental Authority, Ministry of Environment & Parliament[a]ry Affairs|
|Publishers||Central Environmental Authority, Ministry of Environment & Parliament[a]ry Affairs|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 79 p. :|
|Number of Pages||76|
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The historical irrigation system of the district has caused to determine the paddy cultivation as the main livelihood of the people. The district makes significant contribution to the national economy.
The coastal belt of the district is nearly 70 km and the area of the district consists of four lagoons such as Kokilai, Nayaru, Nandikadal and Matalan enriched with prawns. The middle part and the Western area are mainly seen as plains. The District Secretariat can be highlighted as a highly attractive service center which ensures proper and expedite services for the general public with the application of modern technology.
Mulathivu is one of the districts which were newly established in 1979. The number of unemployed people of the district is 16891 belonging to the labour force Agriculture is the main livelihood of the majority of the people in Badulla district.
In Mahawamsa and Chulawamsa, the two famous historical pieces of writings in Anuradhapura era, Trincomalee is found in the names of Gokanna, Gokarna and Gonagamaka. Tourism industry holds a significant place in economic affairs as the district is very famous for its coastal belt and other enchanting places.
In addition to the above, the natural resources such as Iranamadu Tank, Chundikulam Bird Sanctuary and Kaudarimunei Beach are also located within the district. BY year 1985, District Secretariat has been established near A9 highway. Atamasthana including Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is located within Anuradhapura city. it is bounded by Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Ampara, Matale and Anuradhapura district. In the meantime it has to maintain direct coordination with the Western Provincial Council.
Muruthawela and Lunugamwehera reservoirs hold the maximum water volume.
The famous A9 highway, railway line from Colombo Fort up to Kankasanthure and the railway line from Colombo Forte up to Thaleimannar run through the district.
Central, South Western areas consists of forests of wet zone.
Mannar district is situated towards North West of the Island and belongs to Northern Province.