Puttalam
in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.036 and 79.828 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 2' 10" and E 79° 49' 41"
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: 07:16 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:26 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Villamil
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2022-08-15 08:10:48

Discover Puttalam

Puttalam in North Western Province with it's 45,661 citizens is a town in Sri Lanka about 76 mi (or 123 km) north of Colombo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Puttalam is now 07:16 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports near Puttalam, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport in a distance of 59 mi (or 95 km), South. 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 Sacred City of Anuradhapura in a distance of 43 mi (or 69 km), North-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Katunayaka, Kandy and Colombo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 94 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 16th of August 2022

34°C (93 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of August 2022

33°C (92 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 18th of August 2022

33°C (92 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Puttalam

Published: October 23, 2008
Length: 06:35 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Abbas Ramzi

Husy.


Traveling to Puttalam by Train

Published: November 12, 2008
Length: 19:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Viraj Welgama

This is west coastline of Sri Lanka. The train was traveling to Colombo to Puttalam and this was very close to the destination.


Mudumalai Baida Wilpattu Puttalam .lk

Published: October 21, 2012
Length: 51:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kamal kamal

We are K. Jaysankar , residing at 05 ,2nd cross Street , Puttalam. K.A.Vijaya Kumar residing at 20 , School Road , Thillayadi , Puttalam. In the District of Puttalam . North...


Asian Electricals got fire in Puttalam, Sri Lanka

Published: May 03, 2012
Length: 05:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Naseer Muhammadh

Asian Electricals got fire in Puttalam, Sri Lanka.


Nammai Pol Oruvan

Published: April 03, 2014
Length: 57:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tptvideo

The Puttalam Times சமூக ஊடகத்தின் புகைப்பட ஆலோசகர் (Photography Adviser) எம்.எச். ஹஸ்னி அஹமட் Hasni Ahamed...


Zoomkarting Test Drive Vid4 @ Palavi, Sri Lanka

Published: July 29, 2014
Length: 24:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zoom Karting

Welcome to ZoomKarting - Pallavi, Sri Lanka. This is one of the very best outdoor kart circuits in the country. It is fast, challenging (you always feel you could have gone a little quicker)...


ஈத் குத்பா 16-10-2013 அஷ்-ஷெய்க் மின்ஹாஜ் (இஸ்லாஹி)

Published: October 18, 2013
Length: 11:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Puttalam Online

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ZoomKarting

Published: October 22, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zoom Karting

Welcome to zoomkarting - Pallavi, Sri Lanka. This is one of the very best outdoor kart circuits in the country. It is fast, challenging (you always feel you ...


ZoomKarts On The Run

Published: August 30, 2014
Length: 00:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zoom Karting

Welcome to zoomkarting - Pallavi, Sri Lanka. This is one of the very best outdoor kart circuits in the country. It is fast, challenging (you always feel you ...


Zoomkarting Test Drive Vid5 @ Palavi, Sri Lanka

Published: July 30, 2014
Length: 45:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zoom Karting

Welcome to zoomkarting - Pallavi, Sri Lanka. This is one of the very best outdoor kart circuits in the country. It is fast, challenging (you always feel you ...


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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.

A12 highway (Sri Lanka)

The A 12 road is an A-Grade trunk road in Sri Lanka. It connects the Puttalam with Trincomallee. The A 12 passes through Karuwalagaswewa, Palugassegama, Kala Oya, Nochchiyagama, Maha Bulankulama, Anuradhapura, Mihintale, Tammanewa, Kahatagasdigiliya, Morakewa, Horowapotana, Morawewa (Muthalikulam), Pankulam and Kanniya to reach Trincomallee.

Located at 8.03061, 79.8547 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Highways in Sri Lanka, Transport in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Puttalam.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Puttalam, プッタラム, Putalão, පුත්තලම, புத்தளம், پوٹالام, 普塔勒姆區