Attanagalla Divisional Secretariat

Attanagalla Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Gampaha District, of Western Province, Sri Lanka.The duties possessed by " Rate Mahattaya " have been entrusted with Divisional Revenues Officers in 1950 In forming Divisional Assistant Government Agent Attanagalla has become a Divisional Secretariat in 1972 which covers Attanagalla Electorate.

Attanagalla Divisional Secretariat
Country Sri Lanka
ProvinceWestern Province
DistrictGampaha District
 • TypeDivisional Secretary's Division
 • Divisional SecretaryD. M. Rathnayake
 • Total178,816
 • Density3,000/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Administrative unitsEdit

Attanagalla Divisional Secretariat which had possessed 86 Gama Niladhari Divisional at the beginning is now consisted of 151 Grama Niladhari Divisions(GN Divisions)[1] which is the highest number of GN divisions located in a Divisional secretariat in Sri Lanka for the time being.


DS Division Main Town Divisional Secretary GN
Population (2012 Census)[3] Population
Sinhalese Sri Lankan Moors Sri Lankan
Malays Other Total
Attanagalla Attanagalla D. M. Rathnayake 151 149 154,969 21,389 927 657 874 178,816 1,200


  1. ^ a b "Grama Niladhari Divisions". Gampaha District Secretariat. Archived from the original on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  2. ^ "Land area by province, district and divisional secretariat division" (PDF). Statistical Abstract 2011. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ "A6 : Population by ethnicity and district according to Divisional Secretary's Division, 2012". Census of Population & Housing, 2011. Department of Census & Statistics, Sri Lanka.

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