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Table 3A : Extent under Tea by Status of Cultivation and District
 Extent in Acres
District
Holdings Reporting Tea
Total Extent of Tea
Matured
(In Production)
Immatured
(Not in Production)
VP
Abandoned Extent
Land Prepared for the Cultivation
Nursery
No.
Extent
VP
Seedling
Colombo 366 938 231 123 9 63 2 32 2
Gampaha 38 86 30 22 3 1 2 2 -
Kalutara 22,967 55,084 15,114 11,237 347 2,385 100 1,024 21
Kandy 18,432 35,595 18,801 9,955 5,071 1,502 916 1,305 52
Matale 747 2,182 880 491 197 73 48 70 1
Nuwara Eliya 11,936 18,736 9,994 4,546 3,599 744 432 658 15
Galle 58,314 106,387 54,514 45,709 1,188 3,817 1,651 2,054 95
Matara 45,863 83,330 42,813 36,542 2,118 2,005 871 1,239 38
Hambantota 1,619 3,338 1,088 818 126 44 16 82 2
Kurunegala 95 253 77 41 29 6 - 1 -
Badulla 17,553 29,867 13,876 7,981 4,273 627 366 609 20
Moneragala 247 583 174 83 5 53 25 8 -
Ratnapura 70,752 129,106 62,846 48,860 5,039 4,732 1,397 2,751 67
Kegalle 14,089 30,525 11,246 8,008 595 1,784 169 659 31
Sri Lanka
263,018 496,010 231,684 174,416 22,599 17,836 5,995 10,494 344
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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