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Vellaimanal Destination Guide

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Vellaimanal in the region of Eastern Province is a city in Sri Lanka - some 143 mi (or 230 km) North-East of Colombo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Vellaimanal is now 06:48 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Veppankuda, Toppur, Seruvila, Sampoor, Sambaltivu or Puducherry. While being here, make sure to check out Karaimalaiyoothu, Vellaimanal, Vanniyamadu, Vannichchiyatidal, Upparu and Sinnakinniya as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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The Koeswaram Temple Trincomalee

01:00 min ( March 01, 2010 by PL Tours Travels)
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PL Tours and Travels: The Koneswaram Kovil is found on Swami Rock, just above Fort Frederick. in Trincomalee Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Trincomalee 1984

04:52 min ( September 23, 2011 by Wolfgang Gegusch)
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Sri lanka buty-sun rice at trinco sea

08:48 min ( June 11, 2010 by MrHMHERATH)
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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 8.52, 81.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 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

Mahaweli River

The Mahaweli River (Sinhala: මහවැලි ගඟ, literally "Great Sandy River"; Tamil: மகாவலி ஆறு), is a 335 km long river, ranking as the longest river in Sri Lanka. Its drainage basin is the largest in the country, and covers almost one-fifth of the total area of the island. The river reaches the Bay of Bengal on the southwestern side of Trincomalee Bay. The bay includes the first of a number submarine canyons, making Trincomalee one of the finest deep-sea harbors in the world.

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Located at 8.52, 81.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Sri Lanka

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.

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Located at 8.52, 81.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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.

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Located at 8.52, 81.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Barracks in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Trincomalee, Forts in Sri Lanka, Portuguese forts, Sri Lankan Army bases


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.

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Located at 8.52, 81.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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