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Velanai West Destination Guide

Explore Velanai West in Sri Lanka.

Velanai West in the region of Northern Province is a place in Sri Lanka - some 187 mi (or 301 km) North of Colombo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Velanai West is now 11:23 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Veemankamam, Velanai, Vannarpannai South West, Vannarpannai South East, Trincomalee or Kannaodai. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Velanai West, Velanai East, Vaddukkoddai, Tharmakundu, Punkudutivu West and Kalapoomy. We saw 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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Videos

Sri Lanka : Jaffna in a minute

01:57 min ( October 06, 2012 by Henk Groenen)
Views: 6,921 - Rating: 5/5

Jaffna is on the northern tip of the Sri Lanka island. It was here that the problems were 10 years ago between Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan Goverment. But now it is a peaceful town

Pilgrimage to Nainativu Island and Nagad...

02:33 min ( January 09, 2012 by migrationology)
Views: 5,167 - Rating: 5/5

Become a fan on Facebook: www.facebook.com (CLICK HERE)! I took a trip to Nainativu Islan in the northern Jaffna area of Sri Lanka. The small island is one of the most important religious sites to vis...


Jaffna Town: Travel Video of Northern Ta...

06:32 min ( December 13, 2011 by migrationology)
Views: 49,555 - Rating: 4.89189/5

Visit: migrationology.com for more travel tips and street food! Jaffna is the northern capital of the Tamil area of Sri Lanka. Not long ago it was the center of the Sri Lankan civil war, but today Jaf...

Tilko Jaffna City Hotel

00:51 min ( May 30, 2011 by Kanapathipillai Rajenthirakumar)
Views: 1,621 - Rating: 3/5

Star level hotel in SriLanka, Northern Province in Jaffna


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Interesting facts about this location

Kayts

Kayts, is one of the important villages in Velanai Island which is a small island off the coast of the Jaffna Peninsula in northern Sri Lanka. There are number of other villages within the Velanai Islands such as Allaippiddi, Mankumpan, Velanai, Saravanai, Puliyankoodal, Suruvil, Naranthanai and Karampan. The majority of the people are Hindus with a minority of Muslims and Christians. There are number of Hindu temples as well as a church and a mosque.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.64, 79.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Sri Lanka, Kayts, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Karaitivu (island)

Karaitivu or Kaaraitheevu, is an island linked to Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka by a Causeway. Karainagar is the biggest town on this island.

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Located at 9.64, 79.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Sri Lanka, Islands of Sri Lanka, Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Pungudutivu

Pungudutivu is a small island composed of number villages that is just west of the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lankan Tamil dominated Northern Province. It is divided into 12 wards internally, each corresponding a major settlement. Most of the residents of the Island are Tamils with majority being Hindus and a minority Christians. It has come to prominence due to number of cases of rapes and murders such as Sarathambal and Ilayathambi Tharsini during the Sri Lankan civil war.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.64, 79.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Sri Lanka, Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Allaippiddi

Allaippiddi or Allaipiddy is a village within the Velanai Island in the Jaffna peninsula within Sri Lanka's Northern Province.

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Located at 9.64, 79.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Vaddukoddai

Vaddukoddai (also spelt Vattukkottai, Vatukotai, Vattukotai) is small but important town in the minority Sri Lankan Tamil dominated Jaffna peninsula of Sri Lanka. It became prominent with the founding of Asia’s first modern university level collegiate known as Batticotta Seminary by the American Missionaries from New England in 1823.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.64, 79.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka