Kattankudy is a big town in Batticaloa District, Eastern province of Sri Lanka. It's governed by an Urban Council. It was the site of the Kattankudy mosque massacre of 1990. With over 40,883 inhabitants As of 2011, Kattankudi is one of the few towns in Sri Lanka where ethnic Moors (Muslims) form the over all majority of the population. Villages and towns surrounding the area, however are dominated by Tamils; hence ethnic conflicts between the two communities are common.

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  • Kattankudi es una ciudad de Sri Lanka en el distrito de Batticaloa, provincia del Este.
  • Kattankudy is a big town in Batticaloa District, Eastern province of Sri Lanka. It's governed by an Urban Council. It was the site of the Kattankudy mosque massacre of 1990. With over 40,883 inhabitants As of 2011, Kattankudi is one of the few towns in Sri Lanka where ethnic Moors (Muslims) form the over all majority of the population. Villages and towns surrounding the area, however are dominated by Tamils; hence ethnic conflicts between the two communities are common. In several occasions, the town has been a hotspot for fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
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  • A gateway into Kattankudy welcomes visitors in the Sinhala, Tamil, English and Arabic languages.
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  • Kattankudi es una ciudad de Sri Lanka en el distrito de Batticaloa, provincia del Este.
  • Kattankudy is a big town in Batticaloa District, Eastern province of Sri Lanka. It's governed by an Urban Council. It was the site of the Kattankudy mosque massacre of 1990. With over 40,883 inhabitants As of 2011, Kattankudi is one of the few towns in Sri Lanka where ethnic Moors (Muslims) form the over all majority of the population. Villages and towns surrounding the area, however are dominated by Tamils; hence ethnic conflicts between the two communities are common.
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