Neelamperoor

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Neelamperoor
town
Neelamperoor is located in Kerala
Neelamperoor
Neelamperoor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°29′45″N 76°30′27″E / 9.495943°N 76.507598°E / 9.495943; 76.507598Coordinates: 9°29′45″N 76°30′27″E / 9.495943°N 76.507598°E / 9.495943; 76.507598
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Neelamperoor is a village in the Alappuzha district, Kerala.[1] It famous for its backwaters, lakes and paddy fields. People compromises from both Hindu and Christian denominations.

The landmark for this place dwells with the Neelamperoor Palli Bhagavathi Temple, which renowned for the famous festival, "Pooram Padayani", attracts huge crowds from different walks of life. The temple tracks back to several centuries, was originally a buddhist temple.

It is an important place for the Knanaya Christian community and a church named St.George Knanaya Church is built for its believers. The church comprises almost 500 families.

Karunattuwala, a locality near by Neelamperoor, acted as a main trade centre in the olden times. Karunattuvala is the connecting place to main land Kottayam in olden days land transport was up to Karunattuvala only after that people used to depend on back water transport only. In older days the place belongs to Changanacherry taluk and later annexed to Kuttanadu taluk due to the protest from farmers.

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