Nilwala River

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Nilwala River
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Location
Country Sri Lanka
Physical characteristics
Source Sinharaja Forest Reserve
Mouth  
  location
Matara
  coordinates
5°57′N80°32′E / 5.950°N 80.533°E / 5.950; 80.533 Coordinates: 5°57′N80°32′E / 5.950°N 80.533°E / 5.950; 80.533
Length72 km (45 mi)
Basin size922 km2 (356 sq mi)

Nilwala is a river in Southern Province in Sri Lanka. It originates from Sinharaja Forest Reserve [1] and drains to sea at Matara.

The river is 72 km (45 mi) [1] [2] long and has a drainage basin of 922 km2 (356 sq mi). [3]

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References

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  2. "Mitigating the Human-Crocodile Conflict in the Nilwala River - Environment Foundation (Guarantee) Limited". Environment Foundation (Guarantee) Limited. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  3. "Reservoirs of Sri Lanka and their fisheries". www.fao.org. Retrieved 2018-07-21.