Ilavalai

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Ilavalai
இளவாலை
ඉලවාලෙයි
Village
Ilavalai is located in Sri Lanka
Ilavalai
Ilavalai
Coordinates: 9°47′42″N 79°59′34″E / 9.79500°N 79.99278°E / 9.79500; 79.99278
Country Sri Lanka
Province Northern
District Jaffna
DS Division Valikamam North

Ilavalai (Tamil: இளவாலை) is a small coastal village located in (Valigamam North) Jaffna, Sri Lanka. It is 16 km from the Northern Capital towards north of the Jaffna Peninsula and 8 km from the port town of Kankesanthurai.

It contains many Catholic churches and Hindu temples. One of the oldest is St. Jame's church, which is situated in the center of the village (Ilavalai Junction).

Ilavalai Roman Catholic Tamil (R.C.T.) Boys School, St. Henry's College [1], Ilavalai Convent Maha Vidiyalayam, and Ilavalai Meihandan Maha Vidiyalayam serve as educational institutions in Ilavalai.

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Coordinates: 9°47′42″N 79°59′34″E / 9.79500°N 79.99278°E / 9.79500; 79.99278


இளவாலை புனித யாகப்பர் ஆலயம் 1879.07.25 ஆரம்பிக்கப்பட்டது

Our lady of Lourds is a church which having a history of hundred years.