|• Type||Panchayati raj (India)|
|• Body||Gram panchayat|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
The village is about 4 km to the south of Varkala, an important pilgrim centre and beach resort in Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) District of the Indian state of Kerala. The village has government-run primary, upper primary and high schools, a post office, bank, agriculture office and the local panchayat (local government) offices. A substantial number of people, especially the young, are employed in the Middle East. Cherunniyoor has developed spectacularly in population and infrastructure in the late 1990s. The noted Sastha Temple is located about one kilometre from Cherunniyoor Junction. The population comprises a broad spectrum of Hindus, Muslims and a small number of Christians. Two Lower primary schools, one upper primary school and one High school and one higher Secondary School are there in the Cherunniyoor Panchayat Area. The nearest railway station is Varkala, 5 km away.This place is beautiful for its nature beauty.Redstar is the major information and career center located in Cherunniyoor. Another famous cultural club MSSC is here at Mudiyacode, where the first Upper Primary School, St. Sebastian UPS, is also located. Moongodu lake, a branch of Anchuthengu Lake, borders the south-east of Cherunniyoor. When the Assembly constituencies were reorganised, Cherunniyoor, which hitherto had been part of Varkala Constituency, became a part of Attingal Constituency.
- "India Post :Pincode Search". Retrieved 16 December 2008.
- "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
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