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Batticaloa Destination Guide

Discover Batticaloa in Sri Lanka!

Batticaloa in the region of Eastern Province with it's 86,742 habitants is a place located in Sri Lanka - some 137 mi (or 221 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Batticaloa

Local time in Batticaloa is now 03:11 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vinilaiyadippuval, Veechukalmunai, Vattalaikodichchenai, Uppodai, Trincomalee or Valaiyararu. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

34°C / 93 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1006.8 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 22nd of September 2018
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 32°C (89 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Sunday, 23rd of September 2018
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 31°C (88 °F)
Night: 23°C (73 °F)
Monday, 24th of September 2018
Light rain, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (85 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)

Videos

Sri Lanka East Coast : Batticaloa in a m...

01:52 min ( October 06, 2012 by Henk Groenen)
Views: 1,853 - Rating: 5/5

Batticaloa is a city on the east coast of Sri Lanka. On a map it looked beautiful with a center on a island between lagoons. I was first a little disappointed, till I walked the 4 km to the beach were...

Sri Lanka Talawai School

04:22 min ( November 06, 2011 by spjutkastare)
Views: 304 - Rating: 5/5

This video really belongs to my father who was on a field trip to Sri Lanka to look at aid projects there. The trip was organized by the SCC (Swedish Cooperative Centre). The school in Talawai located...


Sri Lanka Nellikaadu School

04:02 min ( November 06, 2011 by spjutkastare)
Views: 368 - Rating: 5/5

This video really belongs to my father who was on a field trip to Sri Lanka to look at aid projects there. The trip was organized by the SCC (Swedish Cooperative Centre). The school in Nellikaadu loca...

Kattankudy sifan trip

00:08 min ( May 07, 2009 by asithkky)
Views: 647 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

St. Michael's College, Batticaloa

St. Michael's College (Tamil: புனித மிக்கேல் கல்லூரி, SMC) is a national school in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.71, 81.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1873, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Batticaloa

SLAF Batticaloa

SLAF Batticaloa is a Sri Lanka Air Force base located on the island of Thimilathiu west of Batticaloa in Sri Lanka. After the renovations are completed in January 3, 2013, the airport will be capable of handling narrow-body jets like the Boeing 737, Boeing 757 and aircraft of the Airbus A320 family.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.71, 81.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Air Force bases, Transport in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

1990 Batticaloa massacre

The 1990 Batticaloa massacre, also known as the Sathurukondan massacre, was a massacre of at least 184 minority Sri Lankan Tamil refugees, including infants, from three villages in the Batticaloa District by the Sri Lankan Army personnel on September 9, 1990. Although the government instituted two investigations, no one was ever charged.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.71, 81.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1990 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 1990, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Political repression, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War II

Batticaloa

Batticaloa is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is in the Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, and the former capital of the same province. It's also the administrative capital of the Batticaloa District. The city is the seat of the Eastern University of Sri Lanka and it's a major commercial city. It is on the east coast, 69 miles south by south east of Trincomalee, and is situated on an island.

More reading: Batticaloa homepage
Located at 7.71, 81.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Batticaloa, Kingdom of Kandy, Populated places in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Kattankudy

Kattankudy is a big town in Batticaloa District, Eastern province of Sri Lanka. It's governed by an Urban Council. It was the site of the Kattankudy mosque massacre of 1990. With over 40,883 inhabitants As of 2011, Kattankudi is one of the few towns in Sri Lanka where ethnic Moors (Muslims) form the over all majority of the population. Villages and towns surrounding the area, however are dominated by Tamils; hence ethnic conflicts between the two communities are common.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.71, 81.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Batticaloa District, Populated places in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

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