Point Pedro
in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.817 and 80.233 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 49' 0" and E 80° 13' 59"
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: 07:27 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 6:19 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: 3,4 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: 2020-03-31 07:22:27

Touring Point Pedro

Point Pedro in Northern Province with it's 89,810 residents is a town located in Sri Lanka about 201 mi (or 324 km) north of Colombo, the country's capital place.

Time in Point Pedro is now 07:27 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Point Pedro. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Kankesanturai Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Great Living Chola Temples in India at a distance of 100 mi (or 161 km). The closest in Sri Lanka is Sacred City of Anuradhapura in a distance of 103 mi (or 161 km), North-West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jaffna, Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Puducherry and Kurunegala. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 1st of April 2020

28°C (83 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 2nd of April 2020

28°C (83 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 3rd of April 2020

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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vinayagar alaya tiruvilafoto 2014 ஸ்ரீ சித்திவிநாயகர் ஆலயம்

Published: September 07, 2014
Length: 51:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Worldkovil.com

vinayagar alaya tiruvilafoto 2014ஸ்ரீ சித்திவிநாயகர் ஆலயம் -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...


காவடி (kavadi) பகுதி 5

Published: May 25, 2013
Length: 44:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: arunthavarasa janoch

கோட்டு வாசல் அம்மன் கோவிலில் இருந்து வைரவர் கோவில் வேள்விக்கு எடுக்கப்ப...


Herbal Plants exported from Valvettithurai - வல்வெட்டித்துறையின் மூலிகைச் செடிகள்

Published: October 01, 2013
Length: 57:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ValvettithuraiORG Valvettithurai

Video shows the Herbal Plants exported from Valvettithurai in early days to capital Srilankan capital Colombo, which were used for Ayurvedic medicines வல்வெட்டித்துற...


Eurasian Curlew, Thondamanaru Lagoon, Sri Lanka

Published: February 22, 2012
Length: 01:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Philip Veersingam


A pond with Lapwings birds in a irrigation field Valvettithurai. தரவைக்குளம், கொம்மந்தறை

Published: July 03, 2014
Length: 04:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ValvettithuraiORG Valvettithurai

Tharavai Kulam, Commantharai, Valvettithurai தரவைக்குளம், கொம்மந்தறை, வல்வெட்டித்துறை.


Gas Baloon fly at Valvettithurai Sky, Jaffna - புகைக்கூடு (புகைகுண்டு) வல்வையில்

Published: November 06, 2012
Length: 59:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ValvettithuraiORG Valvettithurai

Pukai koodu (புகைக்கூடு, புகைகுண்டு) is a raising Balloon filled by gas from Fire, commonly found in Valvettithurai.


manthikai amman kaavade 2012

Published: June 08, 2012
Length: 53:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: manthikai amman

மந்திகை கண்ணகை அம்மன் ஆலய வருடாந்த வைகாசி விசாக பொங்கல் மற்றும் காவடி 2012-06-05.


People,fishes and crows

Published: December 24, 2014
Length: 53:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rishi selvam

Test snippet of a project I'm working on currently. Feedback expected.


SL Tour_ srilanka's Top Beautiful Place view

Published: June 12, 2018
Length: 29:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dilaksan Ganesapillai

Point pedro is top place in SL which is one of the place to visit.


HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY 2019

Published: February 14, 2019
Length: 02:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Guruhulan Alvappillai

Feel the love. Feb14 the day of love each other....single may go as mingle by success of their love.


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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.

Point Pedro

Point Pedro is a town, located in Jaffna District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. The agriculturally active area around Point Pedro with fertile calcic red latosols is known for its cotton production. The eastern coast of Point Pedro is a 3-mile-broad beach with huge sand dunes (regosols) up to 100 feet height, extending up to Thalayady for a length of 20 miles.

Located at 9.81667, 80.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Point Pedro, Port cities and towns in Sri Lanka, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Jaffna District

Hartley College

Hartley College (Tamil: ஹாட்லிக் கல்லூரி Hāṭlik Kallūri) is a provincial school in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1838 by British Methodist missionaries, it is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools. The school is named after Wesleyan priest and missionary Rev. Hartley.

Located at 9.82783, 80.2328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Boys' schools in Sri Lanka, Educational institutions established in 1838, Hartley College, Provincial schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Point Pedro, Wesleyan Methodist Mission, North Ceylon

Puloly

Puloly is a village in Jaffna Peninsula, Northern Sri Lanka. It is located approximately 30 km from City of Jaffna. It is also close to port town of Point Pedro.

Located at 9.8, 80.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Thumpalai

Thumpalai is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Northern Province.

Located at 9.81667, 80.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Viyaparimulai

Viyaparimulai is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Northern Province.

Located at 9.81667, 80.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Point Pedro Hospital

Point Pedro Hospital is a government hospital in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka. It is controlled by the provincial government in Jaffna. As of 2010 it had 264 beds. The hospital is sometimes called Point Pedro Base Hospital. As well as general medical and surgical care the hospital provides a wide variety of healthcare services including diabetic, dentistry, dermatology, family planning, gynaecology, obstetrics (ante-natal), oncology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, psychiatry and tuberculosis.

Located at 9.80531, 80.2244 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Point Pedro, Hospitals in Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Provincial government hospitals in Sri Lanka

Methodist Girls' High School, Point Pedro

Methodist Girls' High School (Tamil: மெதடிஸ்ட் பெண்கள் உயர்தரப் பாடசாலை Metaṭisṭ Peṇkaḷ Uyartarap Pāṭacālai, also known as Methodist Girls' College) is a provincial school in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1823 by British Methodist missionaries, it is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools.

Located at 9.829, 80.2322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1823, Girls' schools in Sri Lanka, Provincial schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Point Pedro, Wesleyan Methodist Mission, North Ceylon

Sithivinayagar Vidyalayam

Sithivinayagar Vidyalayam (Tamil: சித்திவிநாயகர் வித்தியாலயம் Cittivināyakar Vittiyālayam) is a provincial school in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka.

Located at 9.82581, 80.2343 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provincial schools in Sri Lanka, Schools in Point Pedro

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Point Pedro, Пойнт-Педро, පේදුරු තුඩුව, பருத்தித்துறை, پوائنٹ پیڈرو