Kurumankadu

Kurumankadu or Vavuniya 01 is a town in Vavuniya District, Sri Lanka. It is second-largest town in the district after Vavuniya. It is situated in the Jaffna, Mannar Junction at Vavuniya.

Kurumankadu
Town
Kurumankadu is located in Northern Province
Kurumankadu
Kurumankadu
Coordinates: 8°45′0″N 80°29′0″E / 8.75000°N 80.48333°E / 8.75000; 80.48333Coordinates: 8°45′0″N 80°29′0″E / 8.75000°N 80.48333°E / 8.75000; 80.48333
CountrySri Lanka
ProvinceNorthern Province
DistrictVavuniya
Population
 • Total2,000
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

LocationEdit

Kurumankadu is located 1.5 km (0.93 mi) away from Vanuniya. Its boundaries are to the north is Thandikkulam, to the east Kuddiyiruppu, the west Padanichipuliyankulam, and to the south Pandarikulam.

HistoryEdit

After the 20th century, the settlements began here. This place looked like a forest in before 19th century. The people who settled here arrived from Jaffna due to the Sri Lankan Civil War.

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