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Jaffna District

Jaffna District is the northern end of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, about 410 Km away from Colombo. It consists of the peninsula and seven inhabited Island. North, East and west boundaries of the District are Indian Ocean, South is Jaffna Lagoon and Kilinochchi District.
The total land area including Inland waters is 1,012.01 sq.km. Jaffna District is divided into four Sub Divisions. They are Islands, Valikamam, Thenmaradchi and Vadamaradchi. Jaffna District falls under dry zone. Peak rainfall is during the months of October to December during North East Monsoon and the Scattere ...

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Jaffna District is the northern end of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, about 410 Km away from Colombo. It consists of the peninsula and seven inhabited Island. North, East and west boundaries of the District are Indian Ocean, South is Jaffna Lagoon and Kilinochchi District.
The total land area including Inland waters is 1,012.01 sq.km. Jaffna District is divided into four Sub Divisions. They are Islands, Valikamam, Thenmaradchi and Vadamaradchi. Jaffna District falls under dry zone. Peak rainfall is during the months of October to December during North East Monsoon and the Scattered during April to May. The inter Monsoon rain is uncertain. The District received 1033.30 mm of rain during the year 2013. The average temperature during the year fluctuated between 25.30 and 31.090 with an annual average of 28.180 .
Jaffna is a immense potential for tourism and Hotel industry. Jaffna is an immense potential for tourism and hotel industry. Three types of places such as Historical, Natural and Religious places are available in Jaffna District. Historical important Places such as Vediarasan Fort at Delft, Hammenhein Fort at Kayts, Jaffna fort, Jamuna pond, ,Manthiri mania (kings Palace) Entrance arch of Jaffna. Natural places such as Chatty area at Velanai, Casuarinas' Beach at Karainagar, and coastal areas at Manatkadu. Famous religious places such as Nallurmurugan Temple, Naguleswaram Sivan Temple, Vallipuram Vishnu temple, St. James church, Dutch church at Chankanai, Nagadeepa Buddhist Temple at Nainativu.


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