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.