Iranamadu tank located within 8km from the city of Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka’s is one of the largest man made reservoirs in Sri Lanka. While the water capacity of the water reservoir is about 131.4 mcm, has 227 sq miles of water catchment area. As soon as Sri Lanka was ensured as a popular tourist destination, Iranamadu tank is a place to be visited on your way to North of Sri Lanka. Mostly the people around Kilinochchi district are facilitated with irrigation services, sanitation services and as a traditional fishing ground.
The Iranamadu tank or the Ranamdu tank is an original brainchild of King Dhatusena. He made 4 another reservoirs in north of Sri Lanka sort of Kanakaryankulam tank, Muthiyankattu tank, Kayanth tank and finally Iranamadu tank.