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Trincomalee Destination Guide

Discover Trincomalee in Sri Lanka!

Trincomalee in the region of Eastern Province with it's 108,420 habitants is a town located in Sri Lanka - some 148 mi (or 238 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka

Local time in Trincomalee is now 02:59 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vanniyamadu, Vannichchiyatidal, Upparu, Thamaravillu, Sinnakinniya or Puducherry. When in this area, you might want to check out Karaimalaiyoothu, Vellaimanal, Trincomalee, Thirukkaikuda, Thekkuluthu and Nachchikkuda 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

36°C / 97 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1012.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 24th of August 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 33°C (91 °F)
Night: 25°C (78 °F)
Friday, 25th of August 2017
Scattered clouds, fresh breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 32°C (89 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)
Saturday, 26th of August 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 31°C (87 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)

Videos

Chaaya Blu Trincomalee

04:17 min ( June 20, 2012 by mygreenglobe)
Views: 320 - Rating: 5/5

Mr Lankesha Ponnamperuma is resident manager at Chaaya Blu and is day to day involved in the sustainable management of this resort hotel on Sri Lanka's east coast. Trincomalee is home to coral islands...

Sri Lanka Trincomalee 1984

04:52 min ( September 23, 2011 by Wolfgang Gegusch)
Views: 845 - Rating: 0/5


Welcombe Hotel Trinco [ Trincomalee ] Sr...

11:16 min ( April 28, 2012 by lokugelimited)
Views: 520 - Rating: 0/5

Welcombe Hotel - Trinco - Sri Lanka. - www.welcombehotel.com The warm overtones of the hotel are reflective of the sunrise and sunset that touch The Welcombe each day, and its open floor system inviti...

School Tour to Trincomalee

02:23 min ( December 20, 2010 by Rehman Abubakr)
Views: 152 - Rating: 0/5

Amal International School (Colombo, Sri Lanka), school tour to Trincomalee


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Interesting facts about this location

Trincomalee

Trincomalee is a major port city in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka and lies on the east coast of the island, about 113 miles south of Jaffna. It is also the administrative capital of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. It has a population of 99,135. The city is built on a peninsula, which divides the inner and outer harbours. Overlooking the Kottiyar Bay, Trincomalee is one of the main centers of Tamil speaking culture on the island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.57, 81.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Jaffna kingdom, Kingdom of Kandy, Populated places in Sri Lanka, Port cities and towns in Sri Lanka, Provincial capitals in Sri Lanka, Trincomalee

2006 Trincomalee massacre of NGO workers

The 2006 Trincomalee massacre of NGO workers, also known as the Muttur massacre, took place on August 4 or 5, 2006, when 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF) were shot at close range in the city of Muttur, Sri Lanka, close to Trincomalee. The victims included sixteen minority Sri Lankan Tamils and one Sri Lankan Muslim.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.57, 81.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 2006, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War IV

2006 Trincomalee massacre of students

The incident referred to as Trincomalee massacre in 2006 happened when five(5) minority Sri Lankan Tamil high school students playing by the beach were briefly detained and then shot dead.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.57, 81.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 2006, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Political repression, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War IV

Fort Fredrick

Fort Fredrick (Fort of Triquillimale) is a fort built by Portuguese colonials at Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, completed in 1624 CE, built on Swami Rock-Konamamalai from the debris of the world famous ancient Hindu Koneswaram temple (Temple of a Thousand Pillars). The temple was destroyed by the Portuguese colonial Constantino de Sá de Noronha under Phillip III, occupier of the Jaffna kingdom and Malabar country on the island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.57, 81.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Barracks in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Trincomalee, Forts in Sri Lanka, Portuguese forts, Sri Lankan Army bases

Battle of Trincomalee

The Battle of Trincomalee was the fourth in the series of battles fought between a British fleet under Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes and a French fleet under the Bailli de Suffren off the coast of India during the American Revolutionary War. The battle was fought on 3 September 1782.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 8.57, 81.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1782 in France, Conflicts in 1782, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles of the East Indies Campaign

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