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human settlement

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city of Tamil Nadu in southern India

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Sights

Jaffna Public Library

This magnificent library built in 1933 once housed the largest collection in Asia with over 97,000 individual books. It was however burnt in 1981 by an ethnic mob. As a precursor to the Sri Lankan Civil War, the burning of Jaffna Library remains a controversial and traumatic issue among many in Jaffna. Restored and reopened, it now houses a much smaller collection.

1.3km

9.6620611180.01183611

Nagadeepa Purana Vihara

25km

9.6127579.77397222

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Jaffna

Sri Lanka
Jaffna District, the northernmost region of the island of Sri Lanka, is one of the oldest inhabited places in lower South Asia and populated mainly by Tamil speaking people. Jaffna is within ten degrees of latitude to the north of the equator and separated from the sub-continent of India by the Palk Strait and the Bay of Bengal.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

28.5°C23
Precipitation: 69.6 mm

Feb

29.9°C22.6
Precipitation: 37.2 mm

Mar

31.8°C23.4
Precipitation: 19.1 mm

Apr

33.4°C25.6
Precipitation: 43.4 mm

May

33.3°C26.9
Precipitation: 46.3 mm

Jun

32.7°C26.9
Precipitation: 23.2 mm

Jul

32.6°C26.2
Precipitation: 40.5 mm

Aug

32.4°C25.9
Precipitation: 47.8 mm

Sep

32.1°C25.7
Precipitation: 75.4 mm

Oct

30.8°C24.7
Precipitation: 249.8 mm

Nov

29.3°C23.9
Precipitation: 356.1 mm

Dec

28.3°C23.6
Precipitation: 294.5 mm
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