Veeyapuram

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Veeyapuram
village
Veeyapuram is located in Kerala
Veeyapuram
Veeyapuram
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°19′0″N 76°28′0″E / 9.31667°N 76.46667°E / 9.31667; 76.46667Coordinates: 9°19′0″N 76°28′0″E / 9.31667°N 76.46667°E / 9.31667; 76.46667
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,003
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Veeyapuram (Malayalam: വീയപുരം) is a village in the district of Alappuzha, Kerala, India.[1] It is located about 10 kilometers east of Harippad town.

Geographics[edit]

It is surrounded with Pamba and Achankovil river. This village is under Kuttanad sector having a lot of paddy fields and streams from both of these rivers.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Veeyapuram had a population of 12003 with 5669 males and 6334 females.[1]

Specialities[edit]

Kerala Government Timber Depot. Payippad snake boat race is in this village. This Boat race is a 3 days annual event starting on "Thiruonam" day in "Chingam Month" every year. Final race is on 3rd day of Onam (Chadayam). Star and month are mentioned above are as per Malayalam Calendar. These days will fall on August or September based on astrological calculations.

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