Sin: උඩවලව uḍavalava
‘Upper Walawe’ SBP, Sri Lanka
From Sin: uda, ‘upper, higher’.
The Walawe river flows 38.7 km from Adam’s Peak to the Indian Ocean at Ambalantota.
Udawalawe is the main entry point for the National Park which bears its name.
The Park is home to 250 permanently resident wild elephants as well as jackals, leopards, deer and crocodiles.
For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.