Sin: කිතුල්ගල kitulgala –  Tam: கித்துள்கலை kittuḷkalai

‘Jaggery Palm Rock’   SP,   Sri Lanka

From Sin: kithul, ‘kithul palm’, ‘jaggery palm’ [Caryota urens];  and gala, ‘stone, rock, rocky place’.

The Kithul palm is famous for its treacle and toddy;  Kitulgala is famous for its white-water rafting and adventure activities, and also as the film location for The Bridge on the River Kwai.

For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.