Kilinochchi is the main town of Kilinochchi District, Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Kilinochchi is situated at the A9 road some 100 km south-east of Jaffna. It was the administrative center and de facto capital of the LTTE until 2 January 2009, when troops of the Sri Lankan Army recaptured the city.
Iranamadu tank located within 8km from the city of Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka's is one of the largest man made reservoirs in Sri Lanka. While the water capacity of the water reservoir is about 131.4 mcm, has 227 sq miles of water catchment area. As soon as Sri Lanka was ensured as a popular tourist destination, Iranamadu tank is a place to be visited on your way to North of Sri Lanka. Mostly the people around Kilinochchi district are facilitated with irrigation services, sanitation services and as a traditional fishing ground.
Chundikulam lagoon and the area surrounding it were declared a bird sanctuary on February 25th, 1938 under the protection act. After the civil wars in May 2015 area around Chundikulam including Adam’s bridge, Delft, and the Madhu road were announced to be converted into national parks. This national park is surrounded by different species of flora and fauna. It is under the protection of the department of wildlife conservation. It is a criminal offense to harm any animal or bird in this national park.