Pali Aru

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Pali Aru
Country Sri Lanka
State Northern Province
District Vavuniya District
Mullaitivu District
Mannar District
Source Vavuniya District
Mouth Palk Bay
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 50 km (31 mi)
Basin 451 km2 (174 sq mi)

Pali Aru is a river in Northern Province, Sri Lanka. The river rises in northern Vavuniya District, near Puliyankulam, before flowing north/northwest through Vavuniya District, Mullaitivu District and Mannar District. The river empties into Palk Bay. The southern section of the river is sometimes known as Chamalankulam Aru.


  • "Irrigation" (PDF). Statistical Information - 2008. Northern Provincial Council, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 25 May 2009. [dead link]

Coordinates: 9°10′00″N 80°06′00″E / 9.1667°N 80.1000°E / 9.1667; 80.1000