Kilinochchi is the primary town of Kilinochchi District, Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Kilinochchi is arranged at the A9 street somewhere in the range of 100 km 62 mi south-east of Jaffna. It was the regulatory focus and accepted capital of the LTTE Tamil Tigersuntil 2 January 2009, when troops of the Sri Lankan Army recovered the city. The Kilinochchi town was set up in 1936 as a component of a colonization venture that tried to ease overpopulation and joblessness in Jaffna.
Kilinochchi is still piece of Jaffna constituent division and it was isolated from the Jaffna area in the 1980s as another locale. The vast majority of the general population living in this area are ranchers and identified with rural work. The vast majority of the general population were relocated from Jaffna to secure government gifts for land and to take part in paddy rice development. They were then moved abroad Europe, US, Canada, Australia, and so forth. amid the common war 1990 ahead. The populace is rising again after the finish of the common war.