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Mankulam is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°4′25″N 77°0′15″E / 10.07361°N 77.00417°E / 10.07361; 77.00417Coordinates: 10°4′25″N 77°0′15″E / 10.07361°N 77.00417°E / 10.07361; 77.00417
Country  India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,607
 • 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]


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


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.