Location:

The Matara Regional Office is located in the Matara district which is in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.

Administrative Area:

This Regional Office covers the Galle, Matara and Hambantota districts. The Land areas of these districts are 1673, 1246 and 2593 square kilometers respectively. There are 19 divisional secretariats in Galle, 12 divisional secretariats in the Hambantota and 16 divisional secretariats in Matara districts.

Population and Distribution:

District Population Distribution Total
Sinhalese Sri Lankan Moors Sri Lankan Tamils Indian Tamils Other
Galle 66114 23234 989 255 342 90934
Hambantota 510965 5646 1869 424 8511 527415
Matara 76254

Other Details:

Number of Police Stations: 72 ( Matara – 15, Hambantota – 15, Galle – 28,

Moneragala – 01, Ratnapura – 03)

Prisons: 05 (Matara – 01, Hambantota – Open Prison 01 and 01, Galle – 02)

Other Custodial Institutions: 01

Children’s Homes/ Correctional Centers:06 ( Hambantota – 01, Galle – 05)

Reports:

Monthly Complaint Details

Monthly Visits

Monthly Promotional Activities

For further clarifications contact:


The Regional Coordinator
No.15, Kalidasa Road, Matara

Tel/ Fax: 041- 2226533

Email: hrcmatara@Sltnet.Lk

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