Thalavady

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Thalavady
village
Thalavady is located in Kerala
Thalavady
Thalavady
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°21′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.35000°N 76.53333°E / 9.35000; 76.53333Coordinates: 9°21′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.35000°N 76.53333°E / 9.35000; 76.53333
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 689572
Vehicle registration KL-
Nearest city Tiruvalla
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha

Thalavady is an Upper Kuttanadu village and Panchayat located in Kuttanadu Taluk, Alappuzha district, Kerala, India. The geography of Thalavady is dominated by the vast lush green paddy field,unique to Kuttanad villages bordered by a network of canals that runs between the fields and the Pampa River that flows through the village. Thalavady panchayat office is located in Trikkayil.

It also houses several famous temples and churches. Chakkulathukavu Temple on the banks of Pampa river in Thalavady is one of the most popular pilgrim centres in Kerala. The 25-year-old Pamba Boat race is held at Neeraettupuram on the day of Thiruvonam.

A book describing the village in detail was published in 1982, based on a socio-economic study conducted in 1971.[1]

Important places[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Verghese, K. E. (1982). Slow Flows the Pampa: Socio-economic Changes in a Kuttanad Village in Kerala. Concept Publishing Company. p. 15.