Pottuvil

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Pottuvil
பொத்துவில் පොතුවිල්
Town
Pottuvil is located in Sri Lanka
Pottuvil
Pottuvil
Coordinates: 6°52′0″N 81°49′0″E / 6.86667°N 81.81667°E / 6.86667; 81.81667
Country Sri Lanka
Province Eastern
District Ampara
DS Division Pottuvil

Pottuvil or Pothuvil or Poththuvil (Sinhala:පොතුවිල්)(Tamil: பொத்துவில்) is a town in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka, located on the eastern coast of the Island. It is situated 4 km (2.5 mi) north of the popular tourist destination Arugam Bay.

Pottuvil was affected by 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

The town's population in 2007 was 33,625.

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Coordinates: 6°52′N 81°49′E / 6.867°N 81.817°E / 6.867; 81.817