Ayiroor, Varkala

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Ayiroor
village
Ayiroor is located in Kerala
Ayiroor
Ayiroor
Ayiroor is located in India
Ayiroor
Ayiroor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°30′11″N 76°57′08″E / 8.503°N 76.95219°E / 8.503; 76.95219Coordinates: 8°30′11″N 76°57′08″E / 8.503°N 76.95219°E / 8.503; 76.95219
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Talukas Varkala
Government
 • Type Panchayati raj (India)
 • Body Gram panchayat
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695310
Vehicle registration KL-16

Ayiroor (also : Ayroor) is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]

This village is famous for its temples namely Anjumurthy temple, Ayiravilly temple, Thrimballur temple, and Kochu Thampuratty temple.These temples are famous for their yearly festivals conducted in between the month of january to march. The name 'Ayiroor' itself originates from 'Anjumurthy', which means five idols.

Ayiroor is on the banks of the river Ayiroorpuzha, one of the smallest rivers in Kerala after manjeshwaram puzha. On the southwest side of this village passes the Thiruvananthapuram-Shoranur canal,. Educational institutions include Ayiroor Anganwadi ,Government Upper Primary School, Government Higher Secondary School Palayamkunnu and Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Model School.

There are a few private hospitals. Varkala-Ayiroor- Parippally and Varkala-Ayiroor-Paravoor roads pass through this village. The people of Ayiroor are generally employed in the service sector. A large proportion of them work outside India. There are a few cashew nut factories in this village. The nearest railway station is in Varkala. The village has three post offices and one telephone exchange.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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)