in Northern Province, Sri Lanka
- 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: 06:20 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:31 am and 6:13 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: 2022-01-29 08:18:27
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 06:20 PM (Saturday). 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: 26°C / 80 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||10%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 30th of January 2022
26°C (79 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Monday, 31st of January 2022
27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Tuesday, 1st of February 2022
27°C (80 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
vinayagar alaya tiruvilafoto 2014 ஸ்ரீ சித்திவிநாயகர் ஆலயம்
vinayagar alaya tiruvilafoto 2014ஸ்ரீ சித்திவிநாயகர் ஆலயம் -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
Herbal Plants exported from Valvettithurai - வல்வெட்டித்துறையின் மூலிகைச் செடிகள்
Video shows the Herbal Plants exported from Valvettithurai in early days to capital Srilankan capital Colombo, which were used for Ayurvedic medicines வல்வெட்டித்துற...
A pond with Lapwings birds in a irrigation field Valvettithurai. தரவைக்குளம், கொம்மந்தறை
Tharavai Kulam, Commantharai, Valvettithurai தரவைக்குளம், கொம்மந்தறை, வல்வெட்டித்துறை.
Gas Baloon fly at Valvettithurai Sky, Jaffna - புகைக்கூடு (புகைகுண்டு) வல்வையில்
Pukai koodu (புகைக்கூடு, புகைகுண்டு) is a raising Balloon filled by gas from Fire, commonly found in Valvettithurai.
manthikai amman kaavade 2012
மந்திகை கண்ணகை அம்மன் ஆலய வருடாந்த வைகாசி விசாக பொங்கல் மற்றும் காவடி 2012-06-05.
SL Tour_ srilanka's Top Beautiful Place view
Point pedro is top place in SL which is one of the place to visit.
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY 2019
Feel the love. Feb14 the day of love each other....single may go as mingle by success of their love.
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
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 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.
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.
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.
Thumpalai is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Northern Province.
Viyaparimulai is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Northern Province.
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.
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.
Sithivinayagar Vidyalayam (Tamil: சித்திவிநாயகர் வித்தியாலயம் Cittivināyakar Vittiyālayam) is a provincial school in Point Pedro, Sri Lanka.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Point Pedro.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Point Pedro, Пойнт-Педро, පේදුරු තුඩුව, பருத்தித்துறை, پوائنٹ پیڈرو