Karainagar

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Karainagar

காரைநகர்
කාරෛනගර්
Town
A beachside view
A beachside view
Karainagar is located in Sri Lanka
Karainagar
Karainagar
Coordinates: 9°44′0″N 79°52′0″E / 9.73333°N 79.86667°E / 9.73333; 79.86667
Country Sri Lanka
Province Northern
District Jaffna
DS Division Karainagar

Karainagar (Tamil: காரை நகர்) (pronounced Kaarai-Nagar) is located 20 km from Jaffna, Sri Lanka, on the Karaitivu (Island). In Tamil, means a place with abundant Kaarai trees.

Karainagar island is about 10-square-mile (26 km2) area and the registered voters 20,000 voted in 1977 national election. The current population stands at 11,000. 30% of this land can be use for paddy cultivation.

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Coordinates: 9°44′N 79°52′E / 9.733°N 79.867°E / 9.733; 79.867