Arpookara

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Arpookara
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
StateKerala
DistrictKottayam
Government
 • TypePanchayath
 • BodyArpookkara grama panchayath
Area
 • Total24.53 km2 (9.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total23,538
 • Density960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
686008
Telephone code0481
Vehicle registrationKL-05
Literacy95%

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 23,538 with 11,629 males and 11,909 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
  9. School of Medical Education, Gandhinagar

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". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  1. Arpookara Panchayat