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Matara, Matara District, Sri Lanka
latitude: 5.94499, longitude: 80.54910
Browse Matara map 5° 56′ 42″ N, 80° 32′ 57″ E
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Matara is a City in Matara District, Sri Lanka at latitude 5° 56′ 42″ North, longitude 80° 32′ 57″ East.

Welcome to OSM Matara! Let's join forces and create a complete, accurate and useful map of Matara City.

Map Matara News

Learn of workshops, monthly mapping get-togethers and local initiatives to be involved in

How to get started

Tutorial to learn how to get started in mapping Matara and also read the Getting Involved page to begin contributing to OpenStreetMap.

Tracing Aerial Imagery

This is the easiest way to quickly and effortlessly edit, fix or add map details, create new ways without having to drive around town with GPS logger and camera :-) So, what should we do? Just open, register/login, move the map to your hometown, click on Edit, and happy mapping!

Naming Convention

The attribute name will always be in Romanized alphabets. Example: Use "Matara" for the name keyword. Always use the official name when possible. If another name is more popular name:alt can be used. To write the names in localized script, use name:si


Atrribute Value
name Matara
name:si මාතර

Grama Niladhari Divisions to Map

Types of Data to Record

To get to know about the road classification of Sri Lanka please visit

Things to record

  1. Roads
  2. Landmarks
  3. ...

Need Volunteers

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Mailing List: Talk-lk

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Social Network


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Tagging Convention

Here are some tagging conventions for Matara