Sin: බණ්ඩාරවෙල baṇḍāravela – Tam: பண்டாரவெல baṇṭāravela

‘Prince’s Field’  -Town, UP,  Sri Lanka

From Sin: bandara, ‘son of a chief or prince’; and wela, field.

This prince got a prize piece of real estate because Bandarawela is generally accepted to have the healthiest climate in Sri Lanka.

For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.

 

Bandarawela Railway Station             Felix Krohn