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Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Jaffna is a large place in the region of Northern Province in Sri Lanka with a population of approximately 169,102 people and is one of the largest places in Sri Lanka. Find all facts and information about Jaffna.

Facts and figures on Jaffna at a glance

Name: Jaffna (Jaffna)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 169,102 people
Region name (Level 1): Northern Province
Country: Sri Lanka
Continent: Asia

Jaffna is located in the region of Northern Province and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Jaffna to Sri Lanka's capital Colombo (Colombo) is approximately 304 km / 189 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Jaffna
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Jaffna JaffnaLarge place / Regional capital169,102 peopleNorthern Province Northern Province

Map of Jaffna

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Information on Jaffna

Information on Jaffna
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Jaffna JaffnaNorthern Province Northern ProvinceSri LankaAsia

Time in Jaffna

Time in Jaffna
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 10:58amNoWed, 20 Sep 2017 - 10:58amUTC +5.5Asia/Colombo

Geographic coordinates of Jaffna

Latitude & Longitude of Jaffna
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map9°40'06.4"N (9.6684500°)80°00'26.7"E (80.0074200°)

Distances from Jaffna

Distances from Jaffna
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
1,071 km north of the equator8,756 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Jaffna

Places around Jaffna

23 places found within 5 km around Jaffna. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Jaffna
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Navanthurai Navanthurai-1.2 km 0.8 mishow
Anaipanthy Anaipanthy-1.4 km 0.9 mishow
Vannarpannai South East Vannarpannai South East-1.5 km 0.9 mishow
Vannarpannai South West Vannarpannai South West-1.7 km 1.1 mishow
Karaiyur Karaiyur-2.0 km 1.2 mishow
Kanthermadam Kanthermadam-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Vannarpannai North West Vannarpannai North West-2.2 km 1.3 mishow
Ariyarmadam Ariyarmadam-2.5 km 1.5 mishow
Nallur Nallur-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Chundikkuli Chundikkuli-3.0 km 1.8 mishow
Chiviyateru West Chiviyateru West-3.3 km 2.0 mishow
Kokkuvil Kokkuvil-3.5 km 2.2 mishow
Uyarapulam Uyarapulam-3.5 km 2.2 mishow
Pasaiyur Pasaiyur-3.5 km 2.2 mishow
Kokkuvil West Kokkuvil West-3.6 km 2.2 mishow
Kokkuvil East Kokkuvil East-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Thirunelvely West Thirunelvely West-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Nanthavil Nanthavil-3.8 km 2.3 mishow
Thirunelvely East Thirunelvely East-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Columbuthurai West Columbuthurai West-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Tavadi Tavadi-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Anaikkoddai Anaikkoddai-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Kondavil Kondavil-4.4 km 2.7 mishow

Airports around Jaffna

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External sources of information on Jaffna

Jaffna on Wikipedia