Mannar in Sinhala known as “Mannarama” it is the 25th district in Sri Lanka, spread through area of 27.85 kilometers² the and Mannar located near 325 kilometers distance from city of Colombo. Weather is near to 30°C, and Humidity is around 66%. In here Mannar you can expect dry and tropical Climate most of the time through the year; to reach the Mannar you can take the direct route from Colombo Anuradhapura. In ancient Sri Lanka Mannar district was governed by Portuguese, Dutch and British. Mannar, Jaffna and Vanni this districts are consistence of Northern Province. People in Mannar was also experienced the Mannar, because of the civil war. Now Mannar is a developing town. In here you can find very exclusive plants, trees, flowers and wildlife distinct with rest of Sri Lanka, Boabab trees flourish also can see in here.
In Mannar there’s port that found in very early time, which wanted to stretch now. Some vessels will reach to the Sri Lanka by avoiding Indian docks which will service the traffic in ship transportations. There it will be take lots of money to build new harbor with in Mannar. It may able to access both Northern and Sothern side for sea vessels. There are rich culture for crops growing and irrigation with in city of Mannar. There 347 old lakes and three of them can know as known as Giant’s Tank, Akathimuripu Tank and the Viduyakulam reservoir.
There are several land marks situated around Mannar city St. Mary’s Church at Madhu it’s also famous as Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu, a remarkable place to visit you can reach by taking A 378 Madhu Road to inner side of the country and with Madawachchiya Talaimannar main road also known as A14 near to the Madhu Road joint.