Valvedditturai
in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.817 and 80.167 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 49' 0" and E 80° 10' 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: 06:57 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Colombo
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-0.955 and -90.967 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto Villamil
References
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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 Valvedditturai

Valvedditturai in Northern Province with it's 78,205 citizens is a city in Sri Lanka about 200 mi (or 323 km) north of Colombo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Valvedditturai is now 06:57 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Valvedditturai. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is Kankesanturai Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 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 97 mi (or 156 km). The closest in Sri Lanka is Sacred City of Anuradhapura in a distance of 104 mi (or 156 km), North-West.

When in this area, 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: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 16th of August 2022

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of August 2022

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 18th of August 2022

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

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.


PLK Temple 2009 Theertham

Published: August 03, 2009
Length: 21:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: plkweb

PLK Temple 2009 Theertham.


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.


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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.

Alvai

Alvai or Alvaay is a coastal village in Vadamaraadchi, northern Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka. It is located 30 kilometers from the city of Jaffna or 5 kilometers from the town of Point Pedro. Panai Munai (Point Palmyra), the northern most point of Sri Lanka, is in Alvai.

Located at 9.81667, 80.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jaffna District, Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka

1989 Valvettiturai massacre

1989 Valvettiturai massacre occurred on August 2 and 3, 1989 in the small coastal town of Valvettiturai, on the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lanka. Approximately 64 minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians were killed by soldiers belonging to the Indian Peace Keeping Force. The massacre followed an attack on the soldiers by the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam cadres. The rebel attack had left 6 Indian soldiers, including an officer, dead and another 10 injured.

Located at 9.81667, 80.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Political repression, Mass murder in 1989, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, 1989 in Sri Lanka, Valvettithurai, Indian Army, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Indian Peace Keeping Force attacks in the Sri Lankan Civil War

1985 Valvettiturai massacre

The 1985 Valvettiturai massacre happened on May 12, 1985 when 70 minority Sri Lankan Tamil civilians from the town of Valvettiturai (abbreviated as VVT), Sri Lanka were rounded up. They were asked to go inside the town library and then the library was allegedly blown up by the Sri Lankan Army killing all of them.

Located at 9.81667, 80.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Political repression, Mass murder in 1985, Civilian massacres in Sri Lanka, 1985 in Sri Lanka, Mass murder of Sri Lankan Tamils, Valvettithurai, Sri Lankan government forces attacks in Eelam War I

Valvettithurai

Valvettithurai or VVT is a town of Jaffna District on the northeast coast of the Jaffna Peninsula in Northern Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. The population is mainly Sri Lankan Tamils of Hindu or Catholic faith. The main industry is farming, fishing and trading. The town is the place of origin of two rebel groups namely Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Located at 9.81667, 80.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Valvettithurai

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Valvettithurai, Valvettiturai, Valvedditturai