Parumala

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Parumala
Town
St. Peter's and St. Paul's Orthodox Syrian Church (Parumala Church)
St. Peter's and St. Paul's Orthodox Syrian Church (Parumala Church)
Parumala is located in Kerala
Parumala
Parumala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°19′29″N 76°32′13″E / 9.32472°N 76.53694°E / 9.32472; 76.53694Coordinates: 9°19′29″N 76°32′13″E / 9.32472°N 76.53694°E / 9.32472; 76.53694
Country  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 689626(Parumala Post Office)
Telephone code 91-479-231****(Mannar telephone exchange)
Vehicle registration KL-27 Thiruvalla Sub RTO(now),KL-03(Before 2005)
Nearest city Kottayam
Lok Sabha constituency Pathanamthitta

Parumala is a small village and island on the Pampa River in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India.

Parumala is renowned for the presence of the Tomb of St. Gregorios (Parumala Thirumeni), belonging to the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and Syriac Orthodox Church, so it is a pilgrimage site.[citation needed] The annual feast Ormapperunnal is held at the Parumala Church annually on the first and second of November.[citation needed]

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