Kothanalloor

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Kothanalloor
Mudappa
town
A paddy field in Kothanalloor village
A paddy field in Kothanalloor village
Kothanalloor is located in Kerala
Kothanalloor
Kothanalloor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°43′12″N 76°31′25″E / 9.720092°N 76.523691°E / 9.720092; 76.523691Coordinates: 9°43′12″N 76°31′25″E / 9.720092°N 76.523691°E / 9.720092; 76.523691
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kottayam
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 686632
Telephone code 914829/04829
Vehicle registration KL-5/KL-36
Nearest city Mudappa
Lok Sabha constituency Kottayam
Climate Tropical (Köppen)

Kothanalloor (ml:കോതനല്ലൂര്‍) is a village located in the Kottayam District of Kerala, India. It is situated on the Kottayam-Ernakulam (Cochin) highway, 17.5 kilometers from Kottayam and 49.1 kilometers from Ernakulam.[1] The nearest railway station is at Kuruppanthara, which is 3.9 kilometers away.

History[edit]

Kothanalloor is mentioned in Unnineeli sandhesham (14th century AD) and annals of Udhayamperur synd (AD 1599).

Population[edit]

The latest census is ongoing as of May 2010.

Religion[edit]

Hinduism and Christianity are both practiced in Kothanalloor. The main places of worship are the Devi Temple (Vana Durga Devi),[2] Sts.Gervasis & Prothasis Roman Catholic Syrian Church.[3] and St.Marys Knanaya Catholic Church.

Education[edit]

Emmanuel's High School Kothanalloor began as the 'Mudappa Vernacular (Secondary) School' in 1919. It has over 2500 students and employs more than 80 people.

Famous Personalities[edit]

Ramayana Ratnam Palakkaattu Gopalan Nair (late) was a famous Holi Epic Ramayanam Reader. He finished nearly 3000 ramayanam parayanam in different temples and received "ramayana ratnam" award.

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