Jaffna District

Jaffna District

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Grocery Shopping

Beer (Domestic, 0.5 Liter)
$ 1.63
Beer (Imported, 0.33 Liter)
$ 2.39
Milk (1 Liter)
$ 1.46
Fresh White Bread (500 Grams)
$ 0.59
White Rice (1 kg)
$ 0.71
Chicken Eggs (12 pcs)
$ 1.93
Local Cheese (1 kg)
$ 10.22
Chicken Meat (1 Kg)
$ 4.57
Beef Meat (1 Kg)
$ 6.92
Apple (1 Kg)
$ 5.73
Banana (1 Kg)
$ 0.84
Orange (1 Kg)
$ 4.90
Tomato (1 Kg)
$ 1.26
Potato (1 Kg)
$ 1.04
Onion (1 Kg)
$ 0.77
Lettuce (1 Piece)
$ 1.13
Water (1.5 Liter)
$ 0.50
Wine Bottle (0.7 Liter, Mid-Level)
$ 10.40
Cigarette (20 Pcs Pack, Marlboro)
$ 6.22

Monthly Bills

Basic Bills (Heating, Cooling, Water, Electricity, Garbage) for 90 m2 Apartment
$ 41.71
Internet Service (50 Mbps or Higher, Unlimited, ADSL)
$ 12.08


Kindergarten (Private, Full-Day, Monthly)
$ 25.80
Primary School (Yearly, International, for Single Child)
$ 498.29


1 Bedroom Apartment Far From City Centre
$ 198.60
1 Bedroom Apartment in City Centre
$ 110.64
3 Bedrooms Apartment in City Centre
$ 570.01
3 Bedrooms Apartment Far From City Centre
$ 247.92


Average Salary (Net, Without Taxes)
$ 185.03

Eating and Drinking

Budget-Friendly Meal at Restaurant
$ 2.63
3-Course Meal for 2 at Mid-Range Restaurant
$ 15.63
McDonald's McMeal or Similar Combo
$ 6.07
Cappuccino (Normal)
$ 1.98
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 Liter)
$ 0.59


Single Way Ticket (Local Transportation)
$ 0.16
Monthly Pass (Standard Price)
$ 5.65
Taxi Starting Price (Standard Tariff)
$ 0.37
Taxi 1 KM Price (Standard Tariff)
$ 0.31
Taxi 1 Minute Waiting Price (Standard Tariff)
$ 0.62
Fuel (1 Liter)
$ 1.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 Trendline (Or a Same Segment Vehicle)
$ 31,538.85
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l Comfort (Or a Same Segment Vehicle)
$ 34,927.82

Leisure & Hobbies & Sport

Fitness Club
$ 11.79
Tennis Court (Weekend, 1 Hour)
$ 4.83
Cinema (1 Seat)
$ 3.11


Jeans (Levis 501 or a Same Quality Jeans)
$ 24.06
Summer Dress (From Chain Stores like H&M, ZARA, etc.)
$ 16.79
Nike Running Shoes (Middle Segment)
$ 53.49
Men’s Leather Business Shoes
$ 31.40

Apartment Prices

M2 Price in City Centre
$ 1,488.99
M2 Price Far From City Centre
$ 1,187.20
20 Years Fixed Rate Mortgage Interest Rate (%, Annual)
$ 17.61

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A reddish-brown gas produced by combustion processes, particularly in vehicles and power plants, contributing to air pollution and respiratory issues.

A reactive gas present in the atmosphere, beneficial at higher altitudes but forming ground-level smog when concentrated, potentially harmful to respiratory health.

A gas resulting from burning fossil fuels containing sulfur, contributing to air pollution and respiratory problems.

Fine particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, able to penetrate deep into the lungs, associated with respiratory and cardiovascular issues.

Coarser particles with a diameter of 10 micrometers or smaller, contributing to air pollution and potential health problems.

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Jaffna District Geographical Information

Learn More About Jaffna District

Home to a vibrant Tamil culture, Jaffna District is situated in the northernmost region of Sri Lanka. Filled with rich history and cultural significance, Jaffna district attracts many tourists from around the world.

The district is filled with ancient temples, rich traditions, and delicious cuisine. The Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil and the Nagadipa Purana Vihara are two must-visit attractions in Jaffna. The Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil is a stunning Hindu temple that is known for its intricate architecture and vibrant festivities. The Nagadipa Purana Vihara is home to a pagoda, which is believed to have been visited by the Buddha himself.

Jaffna is also famous for its traditional cuisine, which is a fusion of Sri Lankan and Tamil cuisines. The cuisine of the district is characterized by the use of spices such as coriander, cumin, and fennel. The Jaffna-style crab curry, seafood dishes, and authentic vegetarian meals are must-try foods that visitors should experience.

The district also boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka, such as Nainativu, Keerimalai, and Thinnaaveli. These beaches are ideal locations to relax and unwind while enjoying stunning sea views. Visitors to Jaffna can also enjoy local festivals such as the Hindu New Year, Vel Festival, and the Navarathri Festival celebrated with much enthusiasm in the region.

Overall, Jaffna District is a hidden gem and one of Sri Lanka's most unique destinations. Its culture, history, and traditions remain untouched by the hordes of tourists that visit the island. Explore its beauty on foot, meet the friendly locals, and enjoy its magnificent attractions that will provide an experience that visitors will cherish for years to come.

Popular Questions About Jaffna District

Yes, Jaffna District is a popular tourist destination known for its rich cultural heritage, historical sites, and stunning beaches.

Jaffna Fort, Nallur Kandaswamy Temple, Keerimalai Naguleswaram Temple, and Jaffna Public Library are some famous attractions in Jaffna District.

Yes, Jaffna District is home to beautiful beaches like Casuarina Beach, Point Pedro Beach, and Chundikkulam Beach, offering pristine waters and scenic views.

The best time to visit Jaffna District is from May to October when the weather is warm, sunny, and ideal for exploring the city and its surroundings.

Yes, Jaffna District offers a diverse culinary experience with its unique Tamil cuisine. Don't miss trying traditional dishes like crab curry, idiyappam, and Jaffna mango curry.

Yes, Jaffna District is generally safe for tourists. However, it's always advised to take necessary precautions and follow local guidelines to ensure a safe and pleasant stay.

While it's possible, Jaffna District is better explored with a few days dedicated to discovering its attractions, history, and local culture.

Yes, Jaffna District offers a range of accommodations including hotels, guesthouses, and homestays that cater to different budgets and preferences.

Yes, it is relatively easy to travel within Jaffna District with various transportation options available such as buses, tuk-tuks, and private taxis.

Jaffna District celebrates vibrant cultural festivals such as Thaipusam, Pongal, and Navarathri with colorful processions, religious rituals, and traditional performances.