in Northern Province, Sri Lanka
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura (Unesco heritage, 30 mi)
- Ancient City of Sigiriya (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- Golden Temple of Dambulla (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (Unesco heritage, 92 mi)
- Sacred City of Kandy (Unesco heritage, 101 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 8.751 and 80.497 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 8° 45' 5" and E 80° 29' 49"
- 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: 01:25 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Colombo
- UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:28 am and 6:16 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: 3,1 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: 2023-02-07 08:13:52
Delve into Vavuniya
Vavuniya in Northern Province with it's 60,176 habitants is a town located in Sri Lanka about 133 mi (or 215 km) north of Colombo, the country's capital town.
Time in Vavuniya is now 01:25 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Colombo with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Vavuniya, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sri Lanka is China Bay Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), East. 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 30 mi (or 48 km), South. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Jaffna, Kurunegala and Kandy. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Thursday, 9th of February 2023
29°C (84 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 10th of February 2023
29°C (84 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 11th of February 2023
29°C (84 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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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.
SLAF Vavuniya is a Sri Lanka Air Force station located in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. It forms part of the military complex in Vavuniya that includes the Security Forces Headquarters - Wanni. This Base was an RAF airfield during the World War II, which renovated and re-established by Sri Lanka Air Force in 1978.
Tachchankulam is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Northern Province.
Vavuniya Tamil Madhya Maha Vidyalayam
Vavuniya Tamil Madhya Maha Vidyalayam (Tamil: வவுனியா தமிழ் மத்திய மகா வித்தியாலயம் Vavuṉiyā Tamiḻ Mattiya Makā Vittiyālayam) is a national school in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
Rambaikulam Girls' Maha Vidyalayam
Rambaikulam Girls' Maha Vidyalayam (Tamil: ரம்பைக்குளம் பெண்கள் மகா வித்தியாலயம் Rampaikkuḷam Peṇkaḷ Makā Vittiyālayam) is a national school in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
Vavuniya Muslim Maha Vidyalayam
Vavuniya Muslim Maha Vidyalayam is a national school in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
Vipulanantha College (Tamil: விபுலாநந்தா கல்லூரி Vipulānantā Kallūri) is a provincial school in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
Saivapragasa Ladies' College
Saivapragasa Ladies' College (Tamil: சைவப் பிரகாச மகளிர் கல்லூரி Caivap Pirakāca Makaḷir Kallūri, also known as Saivapragasa Girls' College) is a provincial school in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
Vavuniya Hospital is a government hospital in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. It is the leading hospital in Vavuniya District and is controlled by the provincial government in Jaffna. As of 2010 it had 624 beds. The hospital is sometimes called Vavuniya General Hospital or Vavuniya District General Hospital.
Vavuniya railway station
Vavuniya railway station is a railway station in the city of Vavuniya in northern Sri Lanka. Owned by Sri Lanka Railways, the state-owned railway operator, the station is part of the Northern Line which links the north with the capital Colombo. The popular Yarl Devi service calls at the station.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vavuniya.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vavuniya Town, Vavuniya, واوونیا, バブニヤ, Вавуния, වවුනියාව, வவுனியா, واوونییا