Wirawila Tissa Sanctuary

Tissa Wewa, Tissamaharama
Wirawila Tissa Sanctuary (Sinhala: විරවිල තිස්ස අභයභූමිය) is one of the Sanctuaries in Sri Lanka. It is situated near Wirawila and Tissamaharama towns in Hambantota District.

The area was declared a sanctuary on 27 May 1938 (Green, 1990).

Physical features & climate
The total area of the sanctuary is 4,164 ha (Green, 1990). It contains three water storage reservoirs namely: Wirawila Wewa, Tissa Wewa and Debara Wewa (Green, 1990). 
1) Green, M.J.B. ed., 1990. IUCN directory of South Asian protected areas. IUCN. pp.275-276.

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This page was last updated on 28 January 2023
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