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Northern Province is located in the north of Sri Lanka and is just 22 miles (35 km) from India. It is connected with Indian mainland by Adam's Bridge (also known as Sethu Paalam or Rama's Bridge). It has an area of 8,884 square kilometres (3,430 sq mi). The province is surrounded by the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay to the west, Palk Strait to the north west, the Bay of Bengal to the north and east and the Eastern, North Central and North Western provinces to the south.

Jaffna Fort
Jaffna Fort is a fort built by the Portuguese at Jaffna, Sri Lanka in 1618 under Phillippe de Oliveira resulting the Portuguese attack of Jaffna. The fortification is situated close Karaiyur. Because of various wonders credited to the statue of Virgin Mary in the congregation inside the post, Jaffna Fort was named as Fortress of Our Lady of Miracles of Jafanapato. It was caught by the Dutch under Rijcklof van Goens in 1658 who extended it. In 1795, it was assumed control by the British, and stayed under the control of a British army till 1948. As the main huge military stronghold in the nation, because of the nearness of just government and military structures inside its bulwarks, it was garrisoned by a unit of the Ceylon Army.
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Jaffna City
Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is the managerial base camp of the Jaffna locale situated on a landmass of a similar name. With a populace of 88,138, Jaffna is Sri Lanka's twelfth biggest city. Jaffna is around six miles (9.7 kilometers) from Kandarodai which filled in as an emporium in the Jaffna promontory from established artifact. Jaffna's suburb Nallur filled in as the capital of the four-century-long medieval Jaffna kingdom. Before the Sri Lankan common war, it was Sri Lanka's second most populated city after the business capital Colombo. The 1980s extremist uprising prompted broad harm, removal of part of the populace, and military occupation. Since the finish of common war in 2009, exiles and inside dislodged individuals have begun to come back to their homes and government and private segment reproduction has begun.
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Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil
Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil is a standout amongst the most huge Hindu sanctuaries in the Jaffna District of Northern Province, Sri Lanka. It remains in the town of Nallur. The directing divinity is Lord Murugan or Katharagama Deviyo as the blessed 'Vel' in the Sanctum, the essential altar, and in different structures, in particular, Shanmugar, Muthukumaraswami, Valli Kaanthar with associates Valli and Deivayanai, and Thendayuthapani, sans partners in optional holy places in the temple.The first, Kandaswamy Temple was established in 948 advertisement. As indicated by the Yalpana Vaipava Malai, the sanctuary was established at the site in the thirteenth century by Buwanika Bahu, a clergyman to the King of Kotte. Sapumal Kumaraya (otherwise called Chempaha Perumal in Tamil), who managed the Jaffna kingdom in the interest of the Kotte kingdom is credited with building the third Nallur Kandaswamy temple. Nallur filled in as the capital of the Jaffna lords, with the imperial royal residence arranged near the temple. Nallur was constructed with four doors with gates. There were two fundamental roadways and four temples at the four entrances.
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Nainativu
Nainativu is a small yet eminent island off the bank of Jaffna Peninsula in the Northern Province, Sri Lanka. The name of the shore suggests the legends occupants, the Naga folks. It is home to the Hindu place of worship of Nagapooshani Amman Temple one of the noticeable 64 Shakti Peethas, and the Buddhist shrine Nagadeepa Vihare. History specialists take note of the island is said in the antiquated Tamil Sangam writing of adjacent Tamil Nadu, for example, Manimekalai where it was specified as Manipallavam, and old Buddhist legends of Sri Lanka, for example, Mahavamsa. Ptolemy, a Greek cartographer, portrays the Tamil region including islands around the Jaffna landmass as Nagadibois in the principal century CE.
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Maduru oya National park
Maduru Oya National Park is a national park of Sri Lanka, built up under the Mahaweli development plan and furthermore goes about as a catchment of the Maduru Oya Reservoir. The park was assigned on 9 November 1983. Providing a haven to wild life, particularly for elephants and ensuring the prompt catchments of five lakes are the significance of the park. A group of Vedda individuals, the indigenous ethnic gathering of Sri Lanka lives inside the park limit in Henanigala. The park is arranged 288 kilometers (179 mi) north-east of Colombo. Maduru Oya National Park is one of the four national parks assigned under the Mahaweli Development Project. The other three are Wasgamuwa, Flood Plains, and Somawathiya. An ancient conduit on the old burst earthen bund of the Maduru Oya was found in the 1980s. The floodgate made up of stone pieces and blocks, is around 30 feet (9.1 m) high, 30 feet (9.1 m) wide and 219 feet (67 m) long. The upper floodgate was worked in two stages, the first dates to before the sixth century BC. The lower floodgate is accepted to be more seasoned than that. Buddhist remnants of altars, sanctuaries, dagobas, statues, and isolations are found in Henanigala, Kudawila, Gurukumbura, Ulketangoda, and Werapokuna having a place with different times of Sri Lankan history.
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