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Vavuniya District

  Province Northern
  Total Area 1,967 km2
  Total Population 149,835
  Density 81km2
  Ethnic
Ethnicity Population % Of Total
Sinhalese - -
Sri Lankan Tamils - -
Sri Lankan Moors - -
Indian Tamils - -
Other (including Burgher, Malay) - -
Total - -

Vavuniya district is one of the 25 administrative districts of Sri Lanka. The district is administered by a District Secretariat headed by a District Secretary (previously known as a Government Agent) appointed by the central government of Sri Lanka. The headquarters is located in Vavuniya town. Mullaitivu district was carved out of the northern part of Vavuniya district in September 1978.