Sammanthurai is a town of over 60,000 people in the Ampara District of the of . It's renowned for its rice paddies and its inner harbour from ancient times - although it is now more than 4 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

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is a coastal village situated in the Eastern Coast of about 30 miles south of and is next to town. is situated 5 km northeast of Sammanthurai.


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