Chathannoor

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Chenamathu Shiva Temple
Chathannoor
ചാത്തന്നൂര്‍
Town
Chathannoor is located in Kerala
Chathannoor
Chathannoor
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
Languages
 • 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 18 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 47 (NH 47). We can easily access Paravoor, and Varkala towns from here.NH 47 is passing through the center of the town. It is one of the fastest developing towns in Kerala. It is a Special Grade Panchayath in Kollam District.

Geography[edit]

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 (NH47), which connects Selam and Kanyakumari, passes through Chathannoor. NH 47 is passing through the centre of the town. Nearest Railway Station is Paravur, about 8 km. Kollam Railway station is 18 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.

Politics[edit]

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.(2011–2016) 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

Temples[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 

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