Situated 398 km. from Colombo. The metropolis of the north with its population mainly comprising Tamils, It was of great importance to the Portuguese and Dutch whose fort isJaffna City one of the finest built and is extremely well preserved. The peninsula is full of Hindu temples of which the Kandaswamy temple at Nallur is the most famous.
Jaffna is located in the northern part of the Sri lanka. This is the Home city of Sri Lankan Tamil. Most of the Jaffna Tamils are well educated . They have their traditional culture, Decency. This is an ancient port city. I am also from Jaffna.My village call "Ilavalai" which is located 5 km north of Jaffna Town. This city is fill up with traditional Hindu kovils, catholic Churches. The local citizens are Hindu ,Catholics & Muslims and Christians.