Trincomalee
in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sri Lanka in Southern Asia

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

Explore Trincomalee

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 Humidity 55%
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

Amaranthe Bay

Address
3,5 mi
No 101/17, Alles Garden Road
Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Trinco Beach Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
No. 328 Dyke Street
31000 Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Hotel Blue Waves

Address
0,6 mi
No. 113 Court Road
31000 Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Orrs Hill House

Address
1,0 mi
No. 148 Lower Road, Orr's Hill Road
31000 Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Welcombe Hotel

Address
1,2 mi
66, Lower Road, Orr's Hill
Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


JKAB PARK HOTEL

Address
1,9 mi
No-93, Love Lane
31000 Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Vista Hotel Green Garden

Address
2,1 mi
No. 28/1 Love Lane, Uppuvalli
31000 Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Chaaya Blu Trincomalee

Address
1,7 mi
Sampative Post,Uppuveli
31000 Trincomalee
Sri Lanka

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Chaaya Blu Trincomalee

Published: June 20, 2012
Length: 34:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mygreenglobe

Mr Lankesha Ponnamperuma is resident manager at Chaaya Blu and is day to day involved in the sustainable management of this resort hotel on Sri Lanka's east coast. Trincomalee is home to coral...


Jetty Trincomalee Sri Lanka

Published: March 22, 2015
Length: 14:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Charith Gunarathna

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Khali Kovil Festival Trincomalee

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 08:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Charith Gunarathna

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Our Class Trip To Trincomalee

Published: June 24, 2012
Length: 50:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: HSV PLACE

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Sunrise Trincomalee

Published: October 24, 2014
Length: 26:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Charith Gunarathna


Theertham Festival Trincomalee

Published: March 29, 2014
Length: 10:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Charith Gunarathna

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Trincomalee severe weather condition

Published: November 19, 2014
Length: 03:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Charith Gunarathna

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Trincomalee Sri Lanka ත්‍රිකුණාමලය

Published: January 20, 2013
Length: 02:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Les Rebouls

Trincomalee, est une ville portuaire située sur la côte nord-est du Sri Lanka à 110 km de Kandy. Il s'agit de la capitale de la Province de l'Est.De 1983 à janvier 2001, cette région fut...


Beach Trincomalee

Published: May 28, 2013
Length: 47:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Charith Gunarathna

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Trincomalee Beach, Sri Lanka

Published: May 22, 2014
Length: 26:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: aravindatravels

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

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.

Located at 8.56667, 81.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sri Lanka, Trincomalee, Jaffna kingdom, Port cities and towns in Sri Lanka, Provincial capitals in Sri Lanka, Kingdom of Kandy

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.

Located at 8.57528, 81.2414 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Sri Lanka, Buildings and structures in Trincomalee, Portuguese forts, Sri Lankan Army bases, Barracks in 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.

Located at 8.566, 81.233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Political repression, 2006 in Sri Lanka, Mass murder in 2006, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War IV

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.

Located at 8.566, 81.233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2006, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, Human rights abuses in Sri Lanka, 2006 in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War IV, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils

Villundy

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.

Located at 8.56705, 81.2322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Trincomalee District, Populated places in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Arunagirinagar

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.

Located at 8.57026, 81.2324 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Trincomalee Harbour

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.

Located at 8.56694, 81.2311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ports and harbours of Sri Lanka, Kingdom of Kotte, Transport in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

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.

Located at 8.57436, 81.2348 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1897, National schools in Sri Lanka, R. K. M. Sri Koneswara Hindu College, Schools affiliated with the Ramakrishna Mission, Schools in Trincomalee

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.

Located at 8.57531, 81.2325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1923, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Trincomalee

St. Mary's College, Trincomalee

St. Mary's College is a national school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

Located at 8.57108, 81.236 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1864, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Trincomalee

St. Joseph's College, Trincomalee

St. Joseph's College (SJC) is a national school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

Located at 8.57342, 81.2289 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1867, National schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Trincomalee

Methodist Girls' College, Trincomalee

Methodist Girls' College is a provincial school in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

Located at 8.56603, 81.2369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provincial schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Trincomalee

Popular in vicinity

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