FOREST TYPES FOUND WITHIN THE ISLAND OF SRI LANKA
* Districts are listed in order of highest hectare of forest type cover
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.