Ayyappancoil

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Ayyappancoil
അയ്യപ്പന്കോവിൽ
village
Ayyappancoil is located in Kerala
Ayyappancoil
Ayyappancoil
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°43′04″N 77°03′25″E / 9.7176400°N 77.056980°E / 9.7176400; 77.056980Coordinates: 9°43′04″N 77°03′25″E / 9.7176400°N 77.056980°E / 9.7176400; 77.056980
Country  India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Population (2001)
 • Total 33,700
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Ayyappancoil അയ്യപ്പന്കോവിൽ is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Ayyappancoil is 7.430 km far from Kattappana, which is a nearby major town. Ayyappancoil is located 17.33 km from district headquarters and 135 km from its State capital city Thiruvananthapuram . Ayyappancoil was a big township in early 1960s. During the construction of Idukki hydro-electric project, the township was evacuated by the Kerala government.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Ayyappancoil had a population of 33700 with 16795 males and 16905 females.[1]

Ayyappancoil (Suspension)hanging bridge[edit]

Ayyappancoil hanging(Suspension) bridge is built across the Periyar River, connecting the Ayyappancoil Grama panchayath and Kanchiyar Grama Panchayath in Idukki district Kerala. The new hanging bridge will give a new hope to the villagers as the can connect easier. This bridge is the longest hanging suspension bridge in the district. The suspension bridge draws a lot of tourists owing to its picturesque scenery.[2]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10. [dead link]
  2. ^ "ayyappancoil suspension bridge". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 2013-05-10.