Arpookara

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Arpookara
ആർപ്പൂക്കര
village
Traditional Kerala Boats
Traditional Kerala Boats
Coordinates: 9°37′58″N 76°28′48″E / 9.632910°N 76.480060°E / 9.632910; 76.480060Coordinates: 9°37′58″N 76°28′48″E / 9.632910°N 76.480060°E / 9.632910; 76.480060
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kottayam
Government
 • Type Panchayath
 • Body Arpookkara grama panchayath
Area
 • Total 24.53 km2 (9.47 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,538
 • Density 960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 686008
Telephone code 0481
Vehicle registration KL-05
Literacy 95%

Arpookara is a village in Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]

Madhavan Statue

The Kottayam Medical College is situated in Arpookara. The main attraction is the backwaters in Arpookara.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Arpookara had a population of 23538 with 11629 males and 11909 females.[1]

Landmarks[edit]

  1. Medical College Hospital, Gandhinagar
  2. Medical College Vocational Higher Secondary School, Ambalakkavala
  3. Medical College Higher Secondary School, Ambalakkavala
  4. St. Philomina's Girls High School, Villoonni
  5. Government High School, Karippoothettu
  6. Adarsam Library, Nerekadavu, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  7. Navodaya Grandhasala, Karippoothettu, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  8. Pranavam Group Library,Near Kolettu Temple Jn. Panampalam, Arpookkara, Kottayam

Places of Worships[edit]

  1. Sree Subrahmonya Swami Kshethram, Ambalakkavala, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  2. Kolettu Sree Shanmugha Vilasam Temple, Panampalam, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  3. Choorakavu Devi Temple & Karipoothrikka Sreekrishna Temple, Thommankavala, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  4. Kunnathrikka Mahadeva Kshethram, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  5. St. Micheles Chapel Panampalam, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  6. St.George Orthodox Church (Manalel palli) Arpookara,Kottyam
  7. St. George Church Aykkarachira, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  8. Saint Alphonsa's (Muttathupadom) Birthplace, Arpookkara, Kottayam
  9. Little Flower Church (Cherupushpam Palli), Arpookkara, Kottayam
  10. Sreenarayana Gurudeva Kshethram SNDP Br. 3502, Arpookara (N), Kottayam
  11. St. Sebastian's Church, Angadi (Angadi Palli), Arpookkara, Kottayam
  12. St. Peters C.S.I Church Arpookara (Kumaramkunnu) Kottayam

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  1. Arpookara Panchayat