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Chathannoor is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°51′24″N 76°43′5″E / 8.85667°N 76.71806°E / 8.85667; 76.71806Coordinates: 8°51′24″N 76°43′5″E / 8.85667°N 76.71806°E / 8.85667; 76.71806
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691572
Telephone code 0474-259*** & 0474-2059***
Vehicle registration KL-02
Nearest city Kollam City (16 km)
Nearest Town Chathannoor, Paravur (8 km)
Literacy 88%

Chathannoor is a town in Kerala situated at the Kollam District on the banks of Ithikkara River. It is about 16 KM from Kollam City. Chathannoor is in the extreme east part of Kollam District of Kerala, around 55 km north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.Kollam Railway Station is only 16 km from the town and is well connected by buses. Nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.It is around 50 km north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram on the National Highway 66 (Formerly NH 47). We can easily access Paravoor, and Varkala towns from here.NH 66 is passing through the center of the Chathannoor town. It is one of the fastest developing towns in Kerala. It is a Special Grade Panchayath in Kollam District.


Chathannoor is located at 8°51′24″N 76°43′5″E / 8.85667°N 76.71806°E / 8.85667; 76.71806.

How to reach[edit]

Chathannoor is well connected to other parts of Kerala by road. National Highway (NH66), which connects Panavel and Kanyakumari, passes through Chathannoor. NH 66 is passing through the centre of the town. Nearest Railway Station is Paravur, about 8 km. Kollam Railway station is 16 km from the town and is well connected by buses. The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. Buses plying between Kottarakara and Chathannoor are aplenty.

The proximity to Paravur town and railway station is increasing Chathannoor's demand as a major reseidential area in the district.

Train Timings from Paravur towards Thiruvananthapuram Central[edit]

Train Number Source Destination via Type/Name Arrival Time Departure Time
16128 Guruvayur Chennai Egmore Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey, Trivandrum, Nagercoil, Madurai, Trichy Guruvayur Express 2.24am 2.25am
16348 Mangalore Trivandrum Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Mangalore Express 3.24am 3.25am
16603 Mangalore Trivandrum Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey Maveli Express 5.56am 5.57am
56307 Kollam Trivandrum Kazhakkoottam Passenger 7.01am 7.02am
16630 Mangalore Trivandrum Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Malabar Express 7.34am 7.35am
16381 Mumbai CST Kanyakumari Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Jayanthi Janata Express 8.26am 8.27am
16303 Ernakulam Trivandrum Kottayam Vanchinad Express 8.34am 8.35am
16341 Guruvayur Trivandrum Ernakulam Junction, Alleppey Intercity Express 8.54am 8.55am
66304 Kollam Kanyakumari Trivandrum, Nagercoil MEMU 11.59am 12.00noon
16526 Bangalore Kanyakumari Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Island Express 1.54pm 1.55pm
56304 Kollam Trivandrum Kazhakkoottam Passenger 3.46pm 3.47pm
16649 Mangalore Nagercoil Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Trivandrum Parasuram Express 5.20pm 5.21pm
56701 Punalur Madurai Kottarakkara, Kollam, Trivandrum, Nagercoil Passenger 6.26pm 6.27pm
16301 Shornur Trivandrum Ernakulam Town, Kottayam Venad Express 8.49pm 8.50pm

Train Timings from Paravur towards Kollam Junction[edit]

Train Number Source Destination via Type/Name Arrival Time Departure Time
16127 Chennai Egmore Guruvayur Trichy, Madurai, Nagercoil, Trivandrum, Alleppey, Ernakulam Junction Guruvayur Express 12.14am 12.15am
16302 Trivandrum Shornur Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Venad Express 5.56am 5.57am
16650 Nagercoil Mangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Parasuram Express 7.09am 7.10am
56700 Madurai Punalur Nagercoil, Trivandrum, Kollam, Kottarakkara Passenger 8.14am 8.15am
16382 Kanyakumari Mumbai CST Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Jayanthi Janata Express 8.55am 8.56am
16525 Kanyakumari Bangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Island Express 1.50pm 1.51pm
56304 Nagercoil Kottayam Trivandrum, Kollam Passenger 4.11pm 4.12pm
16342 Trivandrum Guruvayur Alleppey, Ernakulam Junction Intercity Express 6.11pm 6.12pm
16304 Trivandrum Ernakulam Kottayam Vanchinad Express 6.36pm 6.37pm
56308 Trivandrum Kollam Kazhakkoottam Passenger 7.12pm 7.13pm
16649 Trivandrum Mangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Malabar Express 7.24pm 7.25pm
66305 Kanyakumari Kollam Trivandrum, Kazhakkoottam MEMU 7.59pm 8.00pm
16604 Trivandrum Mangalore Alleppey, Ernakulam Junction Maveli Express 8.13pm 8.14pm
16347 Trivandrum Mangalore Kottayam, Ernakulam Town Mangalore Express 9.36pm 9.37pm


Chathanoor assembly constituency is part of Kollam (Lok Sabha constituency). It Include 6 Panchayath and One Municipality such as Adichanalloor, Chathannoor, Kalluvathukkal, Chirakkara, Poothakkulam, Pooyappally and Paravoor Municipality[1]

G.S Jayalal is the present M.L.A.(2016–2021) representing Chathannoor in Kerala Legislature Assembly Chathannoor has produced three ministers of Kerala State Cabinet, Sri.P.Ravindran, Sri. J.Chitharanjan and Sri.C.V.Padmarajan

Nearest Hospital[edit]

  1. Holycross Hospital, Kottiyam
  2. Sivapriya Ayurvedic Hospital,Karamkode
  3. KIMS Hospital,Kottiyam
  4. JSM Maternity hospital,Karamkode.
  5. Priya Children's Clinic.Chathannoor.
  6. Chathannoor Clinic,Opp. Police Station.
  7. ESIC Medical College,Parippally
  8. Chathannoor Government Hospital.
  9. Sathya Hospital,chathannoor
  10. Sanadhana Eye Hoapital, Chathannoor



  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-30. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 

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