Vadaserikara

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Vadaserikara
Vadaseri illam
Town
Vadaserikara is located in Kerala
Vadaserikara
Vadaserikara
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°20′15″N 76°49′40″E / 9.33750°N 76.82778°E / 9.33750; 76.82778Coordinates: 9°20′15″N 76°49′40″E / 9.33750°N 76.82778°E / 9.33750; 76.82778
Country  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
Government
 • Type Democratic
Area
 • Total 60 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 22,577
 • Density 380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 689662
Telephone code 04735
Vehicle registration KL-
Lok Sabha constituency Pathanamthitta

Vadaserikara is a village in Pathanamthitta district, in the state of Kerala, India. It is one of the 11 villages in Ranni[1] and sits at the confluence of the Pamba and Kallar Rivers.

The village is located on the main trunk road to Sabarimala–the Pathanamthitta-Pampa Highway and is a stopover for pilgrims on the way to Sabarimala, the abode of Lord Ayyappa, a pilgrim centre that attracts millions of Ayyappa devotees. It lies 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Kumplampoika and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Ranni. The Pathanamthitta-Seethathodu road also pass through Vadasserikkara.

Marthoma Christians form the majority of the population. The village has seen much growth since the 1990s. One of the biggest bridges in the district is at Benglavkadavu.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 India census, Vadaserikara had a population of 22,577 with 11,080 males and 11,497 females.[1]

Village Council[edit]

The current President of the Vadaserikara Village Council or Gram Panchayat is Thomas Abraham.[when?]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Population Finder  : Sub District-wise Details". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2009-09-16.