Sammanthurai

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

Sammanthurai

Latitude
7.358° or 7° 21' 28.6" north
Longitude
81.7963° or 81° 47' 46.5" east
Open Location Code
6MV39Q5W+5G
Population
15,000
Elevation
22 metres (72 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1877385081
Geo­Names ID
1228320
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Also Known As

  • Japanese: サマンスライ
  • Persian: سامانتورای
  • Sinhalese: සමන්තුරේ
  • Tamil: சம்மாந்துறை
  • Sammanturai

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