The Jaffna Peninsula (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாண குடாநாடு, Yálpána Kudánádu) is an area in Northern Province, Sri Lanka. It is home to the capital city of the province, Jaffna and comprises much of the former land mass of the medieval Jaffna kingdom.
The church is the old St. Anthony’s, but exactly how old is a little murky. Some accounts date it to the 17th century, during the period of Dutch rule. Others put the date around 1900, when Sri Lanka was the British colony known as Ceylon.
Sri Lanka. has 0 cities with more than a million people, 12 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 48 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Sri Lanka is Colombo, with a population of 648,034 people.