Ezhupunna

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Ezhupunna
village
Ezhupunna is located in Kerala
Ezhupunna
Ezhupunna
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°49′24″N 76°18′36″E / 9.82333°N 76.31000°E / 9.82333; 76.31000Coordinates: 9°49′24″N 76°18′36″E / 9.82333°N 76.31000°E / 9.82333; 76.31000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Government
 • Body Ezhupunna Panchayath
Elevation 1-3 m (−9 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 27,206
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688548
Nearest city Kochi
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha district
Vidhan Sabha constituency Aroor
Civic agency Panchayath

Ezhupunna is a village in the taluk of Cherthala in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] It lies between Alappuzha and Kochi, near National Highway 47. It is at a distance of 23 km from Kochi. There is also a railway station, where only passenger trains halt. This is a panchayat which come under the Aroor Assembly constituency and the Alappuzha Parliamentary constituency. The village have borders with Kumbalangy and Chellanam, suburbs of the city of Kochi.

Location[edit]

Geography[edit]

It is located at 9°49′24″N 76°18′36″E / 9.82333°N 76.31000°E / 9.82333; 76.31000

Economy[edit]

Prawn farming, pokkali rice cultivation and coconut plantation are means of livelihood. A good number of people have white collar jobs mainly in Kochi.

Companies/Factories/Warehouses[edit]

  • Accelerated Freeze Drying Company.
  • Amalgam Nutrients and Feeds Ltd.
  • Innovative Marine Foods.
  • Snowman Frozen Foods Ltd.

Schools[edit]

The first high school in Ezhupunna, St Raphel's High School. Ezhupunna. One of the main schools in the village is Nair Samajam Lower Primary School, St Mary's L.P school near Vadakakath Church, Ezhupunna North and Amala Public School.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Ezhupunna had a population of 27206 with 13214 males and 13992 females.[1]

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