Mankulam

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Mankulam
village
Mankulam is located in Kerala
Mankulam
Mankulam
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°7′12″N 76°55′41″E / 10.12000°N 76.92806°E / 10.12000; 76.92806Coordinates: 10°7′12″N 76°55′41″E / 10.12000°N 76.92806°E / 10.12000; 76.92806
Country  India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,607
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mankulam is a village in Idukki district [1] in the Indian state of Kerala.[2] The village is located 32 km from Adimaly, Idukki, Kerala. Most of the inhabitants came from the Central Trvancore area, Kerala during the time of encroachment in early 1970s.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Mankulam had a population of 9607 with 4920 males and 4687 females.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://idukki.nic.in/revenue.htm
  2. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)[dead link]

At the time of Poonjar Raja (King of Poonjar), the East India Company begin rubber cultivation plantations earlier 18th and 19th centuries at Anakulam (Mankulam). Anakkulam is famous as a wild elephant gathering place. The elephants drink water from a stream, and people can watch from 5 to 15 metres away. In India there may be only one place that has three climates: A cold climate with the cultivation of cardamom, coffee and tea; a mixed climate with the cultivation of pepper, nutmeg, arrac nut/betel nut, coffee, coco, and coconut; and a hot and humid climate with the cultivation of rubber.

This is a naturally beautiful village near to Munnar. Majority of the people are depended on agriculture and allied activities for their livelihood.