Kudumbimalai

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Kudumbimalai
குடும்பிமலை
කුඩුම්බිමලය
Town
Kudumbimalai
Kudumbimalai
Kudumbimalai is located in Sri Lanka
Kudumbimalai
Kudumbimalai
Coordinates: 7°52′0″N 81°32′0″E / 7.86667°N 81.53333°E / 7.86667; 81.53333
Country Sri Lanka
Province Eastern
District Batticaloa
DS Division Koralai Pattu South

Kudumbimalai is a region in the west of Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. It consists of a rock formation and a thick jungle. The area is very close to Polonnaruwa District border.

Kudumbimalai in Tamil translates to Hair-knot-rock. British colonists from the past named the rock Baron's Cap.

Kudumbimalai was under the control of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and was strategically important to the organization. In 2007, the Sri Lankan army captured the town from the LTTE in a decisive battle that permanently evicted the LTTE from the Eastern Province.

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