Sin: නිකවැරටිය nikaværaṭiya

‘Heap or House of Cow Dung’   NWP,  Sri Lanka

From Sin: nika, ‘house, heap’; and waeratiya, ‘dried cow-dung’.

For centuries cow dung has been collected and stored for use as fuel, manure, disinfectant and house-building material.

For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.

 

Nikaweratiya Legislative Council

Nikaweratiya Legislative Council                Nikaweratiya pradesheeya sabhawa