Pulinkunnoo

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Pulinkunnoo
village
Pulinkunnoo is located in Kerala
Pulinkunnoo
Pulinkunnoo
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°24′43″N 76°24′36″E / 9.412°N 76.41°E / 9.412; 76.41Coordinates: 9°24′43″N 76°24′36″E / 9.412°N 76.41°E / 9.412; 76.41
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Talukas Kuttanad
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,795
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688504
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-66
Literacy 99%

Pulinkunnoo is an island village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] The Pampa river in Pulincunnoo is one of the most favored routs of the houseboats tourism operators in Kuttanadu. The village is part of the Kerala Backwaters, a network of lakes, wetlands, and canals. Pulincunno is notable for the annual Rajiv Gandhi Trophy boat race held during the months of October – November.

Education[edit]

Considered an educational village, Pulinkunnoo has schools and colleges that are hundreds of years old. St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School is one of the important and the oldest institution in Pulincunnoo, with more than 118 years of its presence.Many prominent personalities including Sri. M. V. Pylee (former Vice Chancellor of Cochin University)' Fr. Mathew Chathamparambil (the present Vice Chancellor of Christ University, Bangalore) etc. are the former students of this school. . Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad under CUSAT, is a famous engineering college at this place. Notable educational institutions from the village include: Little Flower Girls High School Pulincunnoo, Amalolbava lower primary school, St. Mary's ITC,K E Carmel ICSE School etc. Students from far and wide, in and around kuttanadu became well educated in this small village premises.

Prominent Natives of Pulincunnoo[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)[dead link]

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