Mal: രാമനാട്ടുകര rāmanāṭṭukara

‘Rama’s Riverbank’  Town, Kerala

From Rama, the hero of the Ramayana epic and Mal: āṟu/āṟṟu, ‘river’; and kara, ‘shore’, ‘riverside’.

Ramanattukara sits on the southern bank of 169km Chaliyar river which flows into the sea at Beypore.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Kerala place names.