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Velanai Destination Guide

Touring Velanai in Sri Lanka.

Velanai in the region of Sri Lanka (general) is located in Sri Lanka - some 187 mi (or 300 km) North of Colombo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Velanai is now 09:48 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Colombo" with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Varuttalaivilan, Vannarpannai South West, Vannarpannai South East, Trincomalee, Suruvil or Kannaodai. Being here already, consider visiting Velanai West, Velanai East, Velanai, Vallan, Tharmakundu and Allaippiddy. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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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

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...


Highway Srilanka-Jaffna AVI

03:12 min ( November 30, 2011 by Navaratnam Manikaran)
Views: 625 - Rating: 4.2/5

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 9.63, 79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Sri Lanka, Kayts, 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 9.63, 79.9 (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 9.63, 79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Mandativu

Mandativu or Mandaitheevu is small island off the coast of minority Sri Lankan Tamil dominated Jaffna Peninsula in north Sri lanka. It is connected to the mainland via a causeway.

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Located at 9.63, 79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Sri Lanka, Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Navaly church bombing

The Navaly Church bombing was the bombing of The Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in Navaly or Navali in the Jaffna peninsula in Sri Lanka by the Sri Lankan Air Force. It is estimated that at least 125 civilians, who found refuge from the fighting inside the church, have died as a result of this incident. The victims included men, women and children

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Located at 9.63, 79.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1995 in Sri Lanka, Aerial bombing in Sri Lanka, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 1995, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War II