Sri Lanka/Batticaloa

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Batticaloa, Batticaloa District of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
latitude: 7.7102, longitude: 81.6924
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Batticaloa is a City in Batticaloa District of Eastern Province, [[Sri Lanka]] at latitude 7° 42′ 37″ North, longitude 81° 41′ 33″ East.[[Category:Cities in Sri Lanka|Batticaloa]]

Welcome to OpenStreetMap Batticaloa! Let's join forces and create a complete, accurate and useful map of Batticaloa District.

Map Batticaloa News

Know about workshops, Mapping parties and local initiatives to be involved in

How to Get Started

Tutorial to learn how to get started in mapping Batticaloa and also read the Getting Involved page to begin contributing to OpenStreetMap.

Tracing Aerial Imagery

This is the easiest way to quickly and effortlessly edit, fix or add map details, create new ways without having to drive around the town with GPS logger and camera :-) So, what should we do? Just open OpenStreetMap, register/login, move the map to your hometown, click on Edit, and happy mapping!

Tagging and Naming Convention

Feel free to visit Map Features for the Tags. The attribute name will always be in English. Example: Use "Batticaloa" value for the name key. Always use the official name when possible. If another name is more popular name:alt can be used. To write the names in localized script, use name:si and/or name:ta


Atrribute Value
name Batticaloa
name:si මඩකලපුව
name:ta மட்டக்களப்பு

Grama Niladhari Divisions to Map

Here is the list of Grama Niladhari Divisions to map

Things to Record

  • Landuse
  • Landcover

To get to know about the road classification of Sri Lanka please visit RDA Roads, National Highways in Sri Lanka

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Mapping progress up to Friday, August 16, 2013 of OpenDRI Sri Lanka Batticaloa Chapter.We tribute to their tireless efforts.