Vallikunnam

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Vallikunnam
village
Vallikunnam is located in Kerala
Vallikunnam
Vallikunnam
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°7′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333Coordinates: 9°7′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,029
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 690501
Telephone code 0479-2335xxx
Vehicle registration KL 31
Nearest city Kayamkulam
Lok Sabha constituency Mavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mavelikara

Vallikunnam is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Vallikunnam is a gram panchayat situated in mavelikkara taluk of alappuzha district of kerala state.

It is the southernmost place in alappuzha bordering oachira and thazhava of kollam districts. It is an area of paddy and sesame fields, rubber and tapioca cultivation. Due to abundance of clay, this area has a lot of mud bricks factories. It has many higher secondary schools, a public health center, panchayat and village offices, temples and mosques. A.G.R.M Higher Secondary School is one of the famous school. Padayanivettom temple is one of the landmark of this place.Durga and Bhadra are the goddesses of the temple. Edayasseril Bhadrakali Maha Kshetram partly located in Vallikunnam and Bharanikkavu panchayath ..Another famous temple is the Vattackad Temple. The village is situated en route mavelikkara- karunagappally road and Oachira- Thamarakkulam road. Manackad is the administrative center and Choonad (Choonad is a fast developing city- its contains international standard star hotel. Health care centers, Shopping centers,Fuel stations, Cultural foundations, Higher Educational Institutions and a old famous heritage market) and Kambisseri are the main commercial centers. The major centers in vallikunnam are choonad, manackad, vattackad, kambisseri, elippakkulam etc. The place is well connected to kayamkulam, mavelikkara, karunagappally, adoor, sasthamkotta and other nearby towns.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Vallikunnam had a population of 29029 with 13597 males and 15432 females.[1]

Vallikunnam is the birthplace of Thoppil Bhasi, the poet Puthussery Ramachandran and Ex-MP C. S. Sujatha.

Pariyarathukulangara temple is one of the Veryancient temples in this village.

References[edit]

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