Ayoor

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Ayur
ആയൂര്‍
Ayoor
Town
A picture of Ayoor Junction
A picture of Ayoor Junction
Ayur is located in Kerala
Ayur
Ayur
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°53′50″N 76°51′38″E / 8.897318°N 76.860569°E / 8.897318; 76.860569Coordinates: 8°53′50″N 76°51′38″E / 8.897318°N 76.860569°E / 8.897318; 76.860569
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691533
Telephone code 04752
Vehicle registration KL-25

Ayoor is a town in Kollam district, Kerala state, India. Ayoor is located on the M C Road. It is 32 km east of Kollam city, 17 km south of Kottarakara and 55 km north of Thiruvananthapuram. Anchal is 8 km away and Nilamel and Kadakkal lies south of Ayoor. The place is a commercial center with rubber, paddy, cashew and pepper being the main trading items. The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, 62 km south of Ayoor. Kollam Junction Railway Station is 31 km away.

Etymology[edit]

"Ayoor/Ayur" the name derived from Kerala's Proud contribution to the World - "Ayurveda". Ayoor has a

Ayurveda Hospital which started decades ago and still operative to give relief for those, who needed the ailments. This was a Famous Inn, which used by British Travelers and the Travancore Dynasty. The Key point of development is State highway pass through this place which provide the best frequency of transport from all major parts of Kerala. Even neighbor cities are depending Ayoor for the throughout. Ayoor has a High Literacy rate of above 90% and also is proud of its high standards of transportation feasibility, Education and Telecommunication

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Govt.Jawahar H.S.S , Ayoor,One of the leading higher secondary school in the district.
  • Mar Thoma College of Science and Technology,Ayur, established in 1995 by the Mar Thoma Educational Technical Training and Research Centre, is one of the leading institutions of higher education in the district.
  • Travancore Engineering College, Ayoor, offers courses like Computer Science & Engineering (60), Electronics & Communication Engineering (60), Electrical & Electronics Engineering etc.

Hospitals[edit]

  • Ambadi Medical Centre, Ayoor
  • Annai Nursing Home, Ayoor
  • Saritha Ayurveda Hospital, Ayoor
  • Holy Angels Dental Clinic, Ayoor
  • Divine Dental Clinic, Ayoor

Nearby places[edit]

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