Chemmannar

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Chemmannar
Village
Skyline of Chemmannar
Chemmannar is located in Kerala
Chemmannar
Chemmannar
Location in Kerala, India
Chemmannar is located in India
Chemmannar
Chemmannar
Chemmannar (India)
Coordinates: 9°50′35″N 77°09′07″E / 9.843°N 77.1519°E / 9.843; 77.1519Coordinates: 9°50′35″N 77°09′07″E / 9.843°N 77.1519°E / 9.843; 77.1519
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictIdukki
Government
 • TypePanchayath
 • BodyUdumbanchola grama panchayath
Area
 • Total51.95 km2 (20.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,969
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
685553
Telephone code04868
Vehicle registrationKL-69, KL-37
Nearest citiesKattappana, Nedumkandam, Adimaly, Rajakad Kumily
Climatecold climate which may come down to 5c (Köppen)
Websitewww.lsgkerala.in/nedumkandamblock

Chemmannar is a village in the High ranges of Idukki district, Kerala,India.

Chemmanar Church
foot bridge

Etymology[edit]

The Name Chemmannar is derived from the tributary river Periyar, the water of the river is slightly red coloured because it contains red soil, which is in Malayalam is called "Chemmannu".in an ar(river) chemmannu (red soil) flowed .[clarification needed] Thus, the name origin from chemmannu+ar=chemmannar.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people in the village. Dairy is the main supplementary source of income of the farmers in the village.

Geography[edit]

  • Latitude:9.87858
  • Longitude:77.193
  • Pin Code:685554
  • STD Code:04868
  • District:Idukki
  • State:Kerala

School[edit]

Chemmannar School

St: Xavier’s HSS, was set up in the year 1963 and was upgraded to a high school in 1971 and a higher secondary school in 2000.

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