Pesalai

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Pesalai
பேசாலை
Village
Pesalai is located in Sri Lanka
Pesalai
Pesalai
Coordinates: 9°05′0″N 79°50′0″E / 9.08333°N 79.83333°E / 9.08333; 79.83333
Country Sri Lanka
Province Northern
District Mannar
DS Division Mannar

Pesalai (Tamil: பேசாலை) is a primarily a fishing village situated north-west of the island of Mannar in the Mannar District of Sri Lanka. It has a population of about 8,000, 97% of which is Sri Lankan Tamil and the balance 3% Muslim. There are around 2,610 families and 7,350 persons in Pesalai, including Kataspathri, Siruthoppu and Murukankovil.[1] File:Pesalai-chruch-2011.jpg


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Coordinates: 9°5′N 79°50′E / 9.083°N 79.833°E / 9.083; 79.833