|DS Division||Vavuniya South (Tamil)|
|• Type||Urban Council|
|• Chairman||Iyaththurai Kanagiah (TNA)|
|• Density||3,341/km2 (8,641/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)|
Vavuniya (Tamil: வவுனியா, translit. Vavuṉiyā, Sinhalese: වවුනියාව, translit. Vavuniyāva) 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.
The Security Forces Headquarters - Wanni is located in Vavuniya. The town has a railway station, which is located on the Northern Line. The Vavuniya airport which is also used by the Sri Lankan Airforce is also located here.
Vavuniya is situated in the middle of the Vanni region and is the gate to northern province where people can access all the northern cities quickly.
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