Sin: පට්ටිපොල paṭṭipola – Tam: பட்டிபொல paṭṭipola
‘Cattle Site’ CP, Sri Lanka
From Sin: pattiya, ‘stall or herd of cattle’; pola, ‘place, site’.
Pattipola is the site of the two highest (2,000m) and two largest (2,000 head of cattle) dairy farms (Ambewela and Pattipola/New Zealand) in Sri Lanka.
Its railway station is the highest in Sri Lanka.
For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.