Anuradhapura

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Anuradhapura

අනුරාධපුරය
அனுராதபுரம்
Kuttam Pokuna
Anuradhapura is locatit in Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura
Location in Sri Lanka
Coordinates: 8°21′0″N 80°23′7″E / 8.35000°N 80.38528°E / 8.35000; 80.38528Coordinates: 8°21′0″N 80°23′7″E / 8.35000°N 80.38528°E / 8.35000; 80.38528
KintraSri Lanka
ProvinceNorth Central Province
DestrictAnuradhapura
Established4t century BC
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipal Council
Area
 • Ceety7,179 km2 (2,772 sq mi)
 • Urban
36 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
81 m (266 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Ceety50,595
 • Density2,314/km2 (5,990/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Anuradhians
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Staundart Time Zone)
Postal code
50000

Anuradhapura (Sinhala: අනුරාධපුරය; Tamil: அனுராதபுரம்) is a major ceety in Sri Lanka. It is the caipital ceety o North Central Province, Sri Lanka an the caipital o Anuradhapura Destrict. Anuradhapura is ane o the auncient caipitals o Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins o an auncient Sri Lankan ceevilisation.