Vavuniya

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Vavuniya
வவுனியா
වවුනියා
Town
Skyline of Vavuniya
Vavuniya is located in Sri Lanka
Vavuniya
Vavuniya
Coordinates: 8°45′0″N 80°29′0″E / 8.75000°N 80.48333°E / 8.75000; 80.48333Coordinates: 8°45′0″N 80°29′0″E / 8.75000°N 80.48333°E / 8.75000; 80.48333
Country Sri Lanka
Province Northern
District Vavuniya
DS Division Vavuniya South (Tamil)
Government
 • Type Urban Council
 • Chairman Iyaththurai Kanagiah (TNA)
Population (2007)
 • Total 67,856
 • Density 3,341/km2 (8,641/sq mi)
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone (UTC+5:30)

Vavuniya (Tamil: வவுனியா, Sinhalese: වවුනියා) is a large town in the Northern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is also the main town in the Vavuniya District.

Tthe Security Forces Headquarters - Wanni is located in Vavuniya. The town has a a railway station, which is located on the Northern Line.[1] The Vavuniya airport which is also used by the Sri Lankan Airforce is also located here[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nothern Line". railway.gov. 
  2. ^ "VCCV VAVUNIYA".