Kuruvikulam Destination Guide
Delve into Kuruvikulam in Sri Lanka!
Kuruvikulam in the region of North Western is a city in Sri Lanka - some 73 mi (or 117 km) North of Colombo, the country's capital.
Current time in Kuruvikulam is now 12:12 PM (Wednesday). 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: Wattawana, Wadatta, Uppudaluwa, Undiyakulama Magurankadawala, Trincomalee or Puducherry. While being here, make sure to check out Tungichenai, Setapolai, Sembattai, Sellankandal, Puttalam and Manelkudu 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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Waiting on crowded bus in Srilanka 2009
Same music for six hours straight. I almost died :-)
Village Life Sri Lanka
Village life , Sri Lanka
Traveling to Puttalam by Train
This is west coastline of Sri Lanka. The train was traveling to Colombo to Puttalam and this was very close to the destination
Travel by Train in Sri Lanka
This was taken while traveling from train. This is west coastline of Sri Lanka, closer to Puttalam town
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Interesting facts about this location
Sellankandal is a village situated 10 km inland from coastal Puttalam city in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is the primary settlement of people of Black African descent in Sri Lanka called Kaffirs who until the 1930s spoke a Creole version of Portuguese. Most villages speak Sinhala and are found throughout the country as well as in the Middle East. The Baila type of music, very popular in Sri Lanka since the 1980s, originated centuries ago among this 'kaffir' community.
Located at 7.98, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Mampuri is a small village situated within the Puttalam peninsula in the Puttalam District in Sri Lanka. It has transformed since 1990's from a largely farming and seasonal fishing settlement into a fishing dominant village. Its population includes Sinhalese, Sri Lankan Tamils and Sri Lankan Muslims.
Located at 7.98, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
The Puttalam Lagoon is a large 327 km lagoon in the Puttalam District, western Sri Lanka. The lagoon is fed by two rivers, namely the Kala Oya and Mi Oya, discharging at 2.2 m/s and 8.1 m/s respectively. It is linked to Mundal Lagoon 15 km to the south by a channel. The lagoon's water is brackish to saline. The lagoon is surrounded by a region containing coconuts, open forests, grasslands and shrublands. The land is used for prawn fishing, salt production, and rice cultivation.
Located at 7.98, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Kalkudah or Kalkuda (Pronounced Kal-Kuda, Tamil translation rock-bay) is a coastal resort town located about 35 kilometers northwest of Batticaloa, Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. It used to be a popular tourist destination, however due to 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and Sri Lankan Civil War tourist numbers have declined. Pasikudah and Kalkudah are located few kilometers apart. In recent time, Kalkudah receives plenty of visitors to Pasikudah beach.
Located at 7.98, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Mundal Lagoon is a lagoon in Puttalam District, western Sri Lanka. The lagoon is sometimes referred to as Mundal Lake. The lagoon is linked to Puttalam Lagoon to the north by a channel. The lagoon's water is brackish. The lagoon is surrounded by a region containing rice paddies, coconut plantations and scrubland. The land is used for prawn fishing and rice cultivation. The lagoon has mangrove swamps, salt marshes and sea grasses.
Located at 7.98, 79.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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