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Title: Akkaraipattu  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
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Subject: Trincomalee Urban Council, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Pannipitiya, Minneriya, Thammannakulama
Collection: Ampara District, Populated Places in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
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Akkaraipattu (Tamil: அக்கரைப்பற்று, Sinhala: අක්කරෙයිපත්තුව) is a town in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka. It is along the eastern coast of the island. Akkaraipattu consists of over 35,000 people who settled in this area many centuries ago.

Education and religion are considered as important factors among the local people. Educating the children is considered as the primary job every parent. Due to this reason, there are a large number of highly educated people who perform well in their respective fields.

Schools in the Akkaraipattu Education Zone

  • Ak/Sri Dhammarathanana Sinhala Vidyalaya
  • Akkaraipattu Muslim Central College (MC College)
  • As-Siraj Maha Viddiyalaya
  • Ayesha Balika
  • Fayiza Maha Vidayalayam
  • Al-Munawwara College
  • Govt. Muslim Boys School (GMBS)
  • Ar-Raheemiya School
  • Al-Badur School
  • Al-Fathimiya School
  • Al-Hidaya School
  • Dr-Badi-Ud-Din Mahmud School
  • Hijra School
  • Ilukkuchenai Al-Hudha Vid.
  • Al-Kamar Vid,
  • Kathiriya Vid.
  • Murawodai Shamsul Uloom Vid.
  • Segu Sikkanthar Oliullah Vid
  • Sir Razeek Fareed Vid.
  • Zahira Vid..

AMC College (MCC)

Akkaraipattu Muslim Central College (AMCC), the premier education provider for the Muslim community, was founded in 1948. It became the second Muslim National School in Sri Lanka and the first national school in the Eastern Province in 1992. It has a student population of more than 2500 and 170 staff members.

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