Suthumalai or Suthumalay or Chuthumalai (Tamil: சுதுமலை) is a village in the northern Jaffna District of Sri Lanka. There are number of schools in the village, the oldest one called the 'Sinmaya Bharathi Vithyasaalai' was founded by Mr. Sinnaiya Pillai in 1882 and Sellathurai Pallikoodam( now called Suthumalai Maha Vidyalama). The village also contains many Hindu temples, including most popular and an old Suthumalai Amman kovil; Amman Kovil is the spirit of all communities living around the village and has been focal point for centuries. It also has many other temples and churches Eenchady Vairavar Kovil, Eachady vairavar Kovil and the Church at Suthumali Junction to name the few. Eenchady vairvar kovil is said to be the largest Vairavar Kovil in the world. The village spans a relatively large area starting from Uduvil in the north to Kulapiddy/Kokuvil in south and Thavady to east to Manipay in the west.
Latitude: 9° 42' 59.99" N
Longitude: 80° 00' 0.00" E
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