Sin: විල්පත්තු vilpattu
‘Lake District’ NWP, NCP, Sri Lanka.
From Sin: vil, ‘lake’, ‘pond’; and pattuwa, ‘a division of a korale, or district’.
Sri Lanka’s largest national park (1,316.671 sq. km2) features over a hundred natural rain-filled water basins.
Wilpattu was also the location for the famous Wipattu Murder Case. The story behind this which was made into a film [article: “Dadayama”(The Hunt)” : Versatile Filmmaker Vasantha Obeysekera’s Milestone Movie].