|• Type||Municipal Council|
|Time zone||Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)|
Colombuthurai (Tamil: கொழும்புத்துறை, translit. Koḻumputtuṟai; Sinhalese: කොලොම්තර Kolomtara) is a suburb of the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. Colombuthurai means "the port at the bending point" in Tamil and is derived from the Tamil words kolu (plough point) and thurai (port). The suburb is divided into two village officer divisions (Colombuthurai East and Colombuthurai West) whose combined population was 3,431 at the 2012 census.
- "Census of Population and Housing 2012: Population by GN division and sex 2012" (PDF). Department of Census and Statistics, Sri Lanka. p. 154.
- "Jaffna fighting claims more". TamilNet. 4 September 2000.
- "Know the Etymology: 130 - Colombo / Kozhumpu / Ko'lumpu / Ko'lamba". TamilNet. 11 May 2009.
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