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Nanthi Kadal (Tamil: நந்திக்கடல் Nantikkaṭal) is a lagoon in Mullaitivu
Mullaitivu
District, north-east Sri Lanka. The English translation of Nanthi Kadal is "the sea of conches".[1] The lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers, including Per Aru. The town of Mullaitivu
Mullaitivu
is located on land sandwiched between Nanthi Kadal and the Indian Ocean. As such Nanthi Kadal is sometimes referred to as Mullaitivu
Mullaitivu
lagoon. This is the place where the Sri Lankan Government claims to have killed the LTTE Chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran.[2] References[edit]

^ "Nanthikkadal". TamilNet. 6 March 2009. Retrieved 23 May 2009.  ^ " Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
reopens site of Velupillai Prabhakaran death", BBC News, 9 March 2012 

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Inland waters of Sri Lanka

Dams and reservoirs

With hydroelectric capabilities

Bowatenna Broadlands Canyon Castlereigh Deduru Oya Dyraaba Gal Oya Kotmale Kukule Ganga Laxapana Maskeliya Moragahakanda Moragolla Nilambe Norton Polgolla Randenigala Rantembe Samanala Udawalawe Upper Kotmale Victoria

Irrigation-only (incl. ancient tanks)

Beira Lake Diyawanna Giant's Tank Giritale Tank Inginimitiya Iranamadu Tank Kala Wewa Kalu Ganga Kandalama Kandy Lake Kantale Lake Gregory Lunugamwehera Maduru Oya Minneriya Tank Muthuiyankaddu Kulam Puhulpola Rajanganaya Rambakan Oya Ratkinda Tissa Wewa (Anuradhapura) Tissa Wewa (Tissamaharama) Ulhitiya Vavuni Kulam

Lagoons

East coast

Batticaloa Lagoon Chalai Lagoon Chundikkulam Lagoon Kokkilai Lagoon Kokkilai Lagoon Nai Aru Lagoon Nanthi Lagoon Ullackalie Lagoon Upaar Lagoon Vadamarachchi Lagoon Valaichchenai Lagoon

West coast

Jaffna Lagoon Mundal Lagoon Negombo Lagoon Puttalam Lagoon Uppu Aru Lagoon

Southern coast

Koggala Lagoon Rekawa Lagoon Malala-Ambilikala Lagoons Rathgama Lake

Rivers

≥100km

Deduru Oya Gal Oya Gin Ganga Kala Oya Kalu Ganga
Kalu Ganga
(Kukule Ganga) Kelani River
River
(Kehelgamu Oya Maskeliya Oya Pusweli Oya) Kirindi Oya Kumbukkan Oya Maduru Oya Maha Oya Mahaweli River
River
(Amban Ganga Kotmale Oya Nanu Oya) Malvathu River Menik Ganga Mi Oya Walawe River
River
(Belihul Oya) Yan Oya

<100km

Akkarayan Aru Kanakarayan Aru Kodalikkallu Aru Madu Ganga Mandekal Aru Mavil Aru Nay Aru (Mannar) Nay Aru (Mullaitivu) Netheli Aru Pali Aru Pallavarayankaddu Aru Parangi Aru Per Aru Piramenthal Aru Theravil Aru Valukkai Aru Verugal Aru

Related organizations

Mahaweli Authority Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management

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