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Kadamatom church
Kadamatom church
Kolenchery is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°58′59″N 76°28′35″E / 9.982968°N 76.476388°E / 9.982968; 76.476388Coordinates: 9°58′59″N 76°28′35″E / 9.982968°N 76.476388°E / 9.982968; 76.476388
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
 • Body Aikkaranadu/Poothrikka Panchayats
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 682311
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-40
Nearest city Kochi
Lok Sabha constituency Chalakudy
Civic agency Aikkaranadu/Poothrikka Panchayats

Kolenchery is a small town located on National Highway 49 (NH 49), 27 km east of Cochin city in Ernakulam district of Kerala State, India. Just a hamlet with a church, handful of schools and cinema theatre five decades ago, it has grown rapidly through large-scale real estate developments. The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical Mission was founded in 1967.[1] St. Peter's Church, Kolenchery is an ancient and historic church at Kolenchery, built by one Thankan of the Kolenchery House.[2]St. Peters College in the town has conducted some notable botanical research.[3]

Kadamattom, Puthencruz, Vadavucode, Vadayambadi, Vengola, Pattimattom, Kizhakkambalam, Thiruvaniyoor, Ramamangalam, Pazhamthottam, Mazhuvannoor are places around Kolenchery.

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  1. ^ "Welcome to MOSC Medical College". MOSC Medical College Hospital. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Kerala (India); A. Sreedhara Menon (1982). Kerala District Gazetteers: Arnakulam. printed by the Superintendent of Govt. Presses. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (2008). Indian science abstracts. Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 

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