Keralapuram

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Keralapuram
Town
Keralapuram is located in Kerala
Keralapuram
Keralapuram
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°55′35″N 76°42′20″E / 8.92639°N 76.70556°E / 8.92639; 76.70556Coordinates: 8°55′35″N 76°42′20″E / 8.92639°N 76.70556°E / 8.92639; 76.70556
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
 • Body Kottamkara Panchayath
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691014, 691504
Telephone code 0474
Vehicle registration KL-2
Nearest city Kollam (10.5 km)
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Website http://www.keralatourism.org/routes-locations/keralapuram/id/6863

Keralapuram is a small suburban town in Kollam district of Kerala, India. This township is located on NH-208. The nearest towns are Perumpuzha and Kundara. Located at 10.5 km away from Kollam city, 22 km away from Paravur and 4 km away from Kundara, this is an important budding township.

Besides, Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering (TKMCE), one of the premiere engineering institutes in Kerala, is just 3 kilometres from here. The proposed Technopark, Kerala at Kundara, which is under construction, is just 7 km from here as well.

Keralapuram is a town renowned for its communal harmony. Keralapuram has several famous temples like Poojappura temple, Varattuchira temple, Sree bhalasasta kovil, kovilmukku. Puthankulangara temple, Melootte Valiyamadan Thampuraan Temple, Konathe kaavu Devi Temple, Nediyavila devi temple etc. to name a few. The famous Juma Masjid is located in the heart of the town. Besides the St. Vincents Convent and Church is located here.