in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 60 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 64 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 97 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 8.571 and 81.233 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 8° 34' 15" and E 81° 14' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - LKR
- Spoken languages:
- Sinhala, Tamil, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:52 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:51 am and 6:28 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Puerto Villamil
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sri Lanka. Last Update: 2022-07-06 08:18:31
Trincomalee in Eastern Province with it's 108,420 inhabitants is located in Sri Lanka about 148 mi (or 238 km) north-east of Colombo, the country's capital.
Local time in Trincomalee is now 03:52 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Trincomalee, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is China Bay Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Sri Lanka is Ancient City of Polonnaruwa in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km), South. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Kandy, Badulla and Jaffna. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F
|Morning Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Night Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1006 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Thursday, 7th of July 2022
32°C (89 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Friday, 8th of July 2022
33°C (91 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Saturday, 9th of July 2022
32°C (90 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Vista Trinco Beach Hotel
Vista Hotel Blue Waves
Vista Orrs Hill House
JKAB PARK HOTEL
Vista Hotel Green Garden
Chaaya Blu Trincomalee
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Trincomalee Beach, Sri Lanka
This video was taken at the Trincomalee beach in Sri Lanka. Trincomalee is located in Eastern Province of the island. Trincomalee is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Villundy is a village administrative division in Trincomalee Town and Gravets in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. As of 2005, Villundy consists of 732 families with 4269 members. This area consists of Parts of Trincomalee Courts, Dockyard Road, St Mary's Street, Cathedral Street, Bakery Road, Gorge Road, Barathi Road, Fatima Road, Kadasamy Kovil Road, Inner Harbour Road and Lavendor Road.
Arunagirinagar is a village administrative division in Trincomalee Town and Gravets in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. As of 2005 Arunagirinagar consists of 575 families with 2,573 members.
The Trincomalee Harbour is a large natural harbour in Sri Lanka. Located in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka in the heart of the Indian Ocean, its strategic importance has shaped its recent history. There had been many sea battles to conquer the harbour. The Portuguese, Dutch, French, and the English, each held it in turn.
R. K. M. Sri Koneswara Hindu College
Ramakrishna Mission Sri Koneswara Hindu College (also known as Trincomalee Hindu College or Trinco Hindu College) is a national school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College
Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College (also known as Trincomalee Ladies College or Trinco Ladies College) is a national school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
St. Mary's College, Trincomalee
St. Mary's College is a national school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
St. Joseph's College, Trincomalee
St. Joseph's College (SJC) is a national school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
Methodist Girls' College, Trincomalee
Methodist Girls' College is a provincial school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Trincomalee.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Trincomali, Trincomalee, ترينكومالي, Горад Трынкамалі, Тринкомале, Trinquemalay, त्रिंकोमली, TRR, トリンコマリー, ტრინკომალი, 트링코말리, Trinkomalis, തിരുക്കോണമല, Trikunamalaja, Тринкомали, Трикомали, ත්රිකුණාමලය, திருக்கோணமலை, Трінкомалі, ترینکومالی, Trikomali, 亭可馬里, 亭可马里