Jaffna (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம், Yalpanam, Sinhala: යාපනය Yāpanaya) is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. The population of Jaffna is 88,138. Jaffna is Sri Lanka's 12th largest city.The biggest of all in Jaffna is the Jaffna Fort and Nallur Kandasamy temple. The statue made out of gold was the man who was the person who put Sinhala people and Tamil people together.
|• Type||Municipal Council|
|• Mayor||Yogeswari Patkunarajah (UPFA (EPDP))|
|• Total||20.2 km2 (7.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|• Density||4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)|
|Website||Jaffna Municipal Council|
- "Sri Lanka: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer.
- Media related to Jaffna at Wikimedia Commons
- Jaffna District – Jaffna Traveler Information
- Yarl Mann – Jaffna Culture, Tradition & Heritage