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Mannar Island (மன்னார் தீவு; මන්නාරම් දූපත) formerly spelt Manar Island, is part of Mannar District, Sri Lanka. [1]

28 relations: Adam's Bridge, Animal sanctuary, Bing Maps, Causeway, Colombo, Cyclone, Dhanushkodi, Districts of Sri Lanka, Divisional Secretariats of Sri Lanka, Erukkulampiddy, Google Maps, Harris Corporation, India, Island, List of sovereign states, Mannar District, Mannar, Sri Lanka, Microsoft, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Palk Strait bridge, Pamban Island, Pesalai, Portuguese invasion of Jaffna kingdom (1560), Provinces of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Talaimannar, Tamil Nadu, Wind farm.

Adam's Bridge

Adam's Bridge (Sinhala: adamgay palama), also known as Rama's Bridge or Rama Setu (Sanskrit), is a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, off the south-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka.

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Animal sanctuary

An animal sanctuary is a facility where animals are brought to live and be protected for the rest of their lives.

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Bing Maps

Bing Maps (previously Live Search Maps, Windows Live Maps, Windows Live Local, and MSN Virtual Earth) is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsoft's Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.

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In modern usage, a causeway is a road or railway on top of an embankment usually across a broad body of water or wetland.

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Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure.

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Dhanushkodi is an abandoned town at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island of the state of Tamil Nadu in India.

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Districts of Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, districts (Distrikka, மாவட்டம்) are the second-level administrative divisions, and are included in a province.

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Divisional Secretariats of Sri Lanka

The districts of Sri Lanka are divided into administrative sub-units known as divisional secretariats.

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Erukkulampiddy or Erukkulampiddi (இருக்குலம்பிட்டி) is a small coastal town on the eastern coast of Mannar Island in Mannar District, northwestern Sri Lanka.

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Google Maps

Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google.

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Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation is an American technology company, defense contractor and information technology services provider that produces wireless equipment, tactical radios, electronic systems, night vision equipment and both terrestrial and spaceborne antennas for use in the government, defense and commercial sectors.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Mannar District

Mannar District (மன்னார் மாவட்டம் Maṉṉār Māvaṭṭam; මන්නාරම දිස්ත්‍රික්කය) is one of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country.

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Mannar, Sri Lanka

Mannar (மன்னார், මන්නාරම), formerly spelled Manar, is a large town and the main town of Mannar District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka.

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Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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Northern Province, Sri Lanka

The Northern Province (வட மாகாணம் Vaṭa Mākāṇam; උතුරු පළාත Uturu Paḷāta) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Palk Strait bridge

The Palk Strait bridge was a proposed bridge over the Palk Strait, between Dhanushkodi in mainland India, and Talaimannar in Sri Lanka.

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Pamban Island

Pamban Island (பாம்பன் தீவு Pāmpan Island), also known as Rameswaram Island, is an island located between peninsular India and Sri Lanka.

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Pesalai (பேசாலை) is a primarily a fishing village situated north-west of the island of Mannar in the Mannar District of Sri Lanka.

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Portuguese invasion of Jaffna kingdom (1560)

The Portuguese invasion of Jaffna kingdom in 1560 AD was the first expedition against the Jaffna kingdom by the Portuguese Empire.

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Provinces of Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, provinces (translit; translit) are the first level administrative division.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Talaimannar (தலைமன்னார்; තලෙයිමන්නාරම) is a settlement in Sri Lanka located on the northwestern coast of Mannar Island.

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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu (• tamiḻ nāḍu ? literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India.

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Wind farm

A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electricity.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mannar_Island

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