Jaffna
geographical name city N Sri Lanka on Jaffna Peninsula population 129,000

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jaffna — Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jaffna — யாழ்ப்பாணம் Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jaffna — Jaffna, Insel bei Ceylon; kann zur Ebbezeit vom Lande aus zu Fuß besucht werden; gesundes Klima, Einwohner meist christianisirte Hindus; Hauptstadt: Jasnapatam, Fort; 5000 Ew. In der Nähe die befestigte Insel Leyden …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Jaffna — Jaffna, Insel, s. Dschaffna …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jaffna —   [ dʒæfnə], Distrikthauptstadt im trockenen Norden von Sri Lanka, am Austritt der Jaffnalagune in die Palkbucht, 129 000 Einwohner; Hauptort der tamilischen Bevölkerung der Insel Ceylon; katholischer Bischofssitz; Universität (gegründet 1974);… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jaffna — [jaf′nə] seaport in N Sri Lanka: pop. 118,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Jaffna — Infobox Settlement name = Jaffna Other names = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = city citylogo size = mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Jaffna — Karte Distrikt Jaffna Basisdaten Staat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jaffna — /jahf neuh/, n. a seaport in N Sri Lanka. 112,000. * * * ▪ Sri Lanka       port, northern Sri Lanka. It is situated on a flat, dry peninsula at the island s northern tip. The trading centre for the agricultural produce of the peninsula and nearby …   Universalium

  • Jaffna — Original name in latin Jaffna Name in other language Dzafna, Dzhafna, Dafna, Dafna, Gorad Dzhafna, JAF, Jaffna, Jaffna Town, jafuna, japeuna, japhana, japhna, yalppanam, Горад Джафна, Джафна State code LK Continent/City Asia/Colombo longitude… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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