FOREST TYPES FOUND WITHIN THE ISLAND OF SRI LANKA

* Districts are listed in order of highest hectare of forest type cover

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Sparse forests totaling ~ 4,638 Sq. km are spread out throughout the island within all 25 districts. With Anuradhapura, Monaragala, Mullaitivu, Ampara, Polonnaruwa, Trincomalee, Mannar and Vavuniya having the highest concentrations.

 

Source: H.M Bandaratillaka. 1997. Arujana’s Atlas of Sri Lanka.

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