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Table 3A : Extent under Tea by Status of Cultivation and District
 Extent in Hectares
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 366 380 93 50 4 25 1 13 1
Gampaha 38 35 12 9 1 - 1 1 -
Kalutara 22,967 22,292 6,117 4,548 140 965 40 414 8
Kandy 18,432 14,405 7,609 4,029 2,052 608 371 528 21
Matale 747 883 356 199 80 30 19 28 -
Nuwara Eliya 11,936 7,582 4,045 1,840 1,456 301 175 266 6
Galle 58,314 43,054 22,062 18,498 481 1,545 668 831 38
Matara 45,863 33,723 17,326 14,788 857 811 352 501 15
Hambantota 1,619 1,351 440 331 51 18 6 33 1
Kurunegala 95 102 31 17 12 2 - - -
Badulla 17,553 12,087 5,616 3,230 1,729 254 148 246 8
Moneragala 247 236 70 34 2 21 10 3 -
Ratnapura 70,752 52,248 25,433 19,773 2,039 1,915 565 1,113 27
Kegalle 14,089 12,353 4,551 3,241 241 722 68 267 13
Sri Lanka
263,018 200,732 93,761 70,585 9,146 7,218 2,426 4,246 139
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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