Saliyapura is a cultivated area in North Central Province. Saliyapura is situated nearby to the localities Elapatwewa and Kopakulama.

About Anuradhapura District

Anuradhapura is belongs to the North Central Province in to Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka.

In the sacred city of Anuradhapura and in the vicinity are a large number of ruins. The ruins consist of three classes of buildings, dagobas, monastic buildings, and pokuna (ponds). The city had some of the most complex irrigation systems of the ancient world, situated in the dry zone of the country the administration built many tanks to irrigate the land. Most of the civilians are Sinhala, while Tamils and Sri Lankan Moors live in the district.

About North Central Province

The North Central Province is located in the vicinity of the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa kingdoms which are considered to be the oldest kingdoms in Sri Lanka. This is a fertile land area belonging to the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Many small and large scale lakes in cascade system can be seen in the province. Paddy and chena cultivation are practiced in this area. The terrain is dominantly consistent with plains and residual mountains.

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