Mookkannoor

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Mookkannoor
village
Mookkannoor is located in Kerala
Mookkannoor
Mookkannoor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°14′26″N 76°24′58″E / 10.240495°N 76.416221°E / 10.240495; 76.416221Coordinates: 10°14′26″N 76°24′58″E / 10.240495°N 76.416221°E / 10.240495; 76.416221
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,638
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 683577

Mookkannoor is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. The nearest city is Angamaly (6 km) The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport (13 km) [1]

Demographics[edit]

As per|2001 India census, Mookkannoor had a population of 18638 with 9432 males and 9206 females.[1] People of Mookkannoor are known for culture and social responsibility. They have a very helpful nature, and welcoming attitude towards visitors. The Catholic religious congregation of St. Therese (CST) was founded here. The Brothers of that community are engaged in various religious and social activities including healthcare, technical training and education in Mookkannoor today. Their hospital is a major centre of medical care and nursing education. Residents of Mookkannoor and nearby areas like Manjapra, Koratty, Karukutty, Palissery, Thuravoor, Anappara, Kidangoor, Thabor are getting medical care at this hospital. Mookkannoor is a small business and cultural hub for people of neighbouring areas.

The Panchayath office, Village office, Post office, Agriculture office and Electricity office, MAGJM hospital are located in the heart of the village. Mookkannoor now hosts one of the famous engineering colleges - FISAT. Mr.Hormis who is the founder of the Federal Bank was born in this village Mookkannoor. Mokkannoor branch is one of the branches of Federal Bank which was started at the founding period. Now South Indian bank also started a branch at Mookkannoor. Mookkannoor is known for its educational services provided inside the village and it is one of the most developed and progressed among the nearby villages and areas when compared to them. there are many financial and educational institutions that operate at Mookkannoor now, There are so many English medium and Malayalam medium schools, Trade college - ITI which is run by CST brothers. The easiest way to Athirappilly is through Mookkannoor-Ezhattumukham or Thumboormuzhi Dam. You can save 25km if you go through Mookkannoor Especially for the people from ernaakulam.

Mookkannoor is a Main road to famous tourist places like Athirapilly waterfalls, Vazhachaal, Thumboormuzhy, Silverstorm water theme park, Dream world water theme park and towards Tamil Nadu.

Mookkannoor is very close to International pilgrim center Malayattor where one of the 7 churches built by St. Thomas (15th century is located). Cochin international airport - CIAL is also very near to Mookkannur

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