Sin: හාරිස්පත්තුව hārispattuva

‘Four Hundred DIvision’  CP,  Sri Lanka

From Sin: harasiya, ‘four hundred’; and pattu(wa), a feudal administrative division.

Traditionally districts were divided into korales and then into pattus; and pattus were divided into villages and hamlets.

It is not clear whether the 400 was a measurement of area, fields or villages.

Harispattuwa  is a Division of Kandy District with its offices at Nugawela near Kandy.

For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.



Harispattuwa Ward Map

Map of Harispattuwa Ward           Bandarawgn