Chittatukara

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Chittatukara
Village
Chittatukara is located in Kerala
Chittatukara
Chittatukara
Chittatukara is located in India
Chittatukara
Chittatukara
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°34′19″N 76°04′24″E / 10.571844°N 76.073319°E / 10.571844; 76.073319Coordinates: 10°34′19″N 76°04′24″E / 10.571844°N 76.073319°E / 10.571844; 76.073319
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Government
 • Body Chittattukara
Area
 • Total 9.46 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 25,320
 • Density 2,677/km2 (6,930/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-42
Nearest city North Paravur
Sex ratio 1068 /
Literacy 92.37%
Lok Sabha constituency Ernakulam
Civic agency Chittattukara
Climate moderate (Köppen)
Website [1]

Chittattukara is a census town and panchayat in Paravur Taluk of Ernakulam District, Kerala. Paravur town is situated close to this village, just 2 km. The most ancient navigational port and trade centre Muziris is located at Pattanam, a small area in this village. Many historic monuments were founded out from this area.

History[edit]

Muziris the ancient seaport of Medieval India is situated in this Panchayat. Chittattukara was carved out from Vadakkekara village union. The panchayat was full of lush green trees and canals. People settled here according to the caste hirearchy. The people lived here were toddy tappers and coir makers.

Religion[edit]

Temples

  • Mannam Subrahmanya temple (Biggest Kavadi in District)
  • Makkanayi Siva Temple
  • Neendoor Temple
  • Kalarikkal Temple
  • Guruthippadam Temple, Parayakad

Mosques

  • Jaram
  • Neendor Chittatukara Juma Masjid
  • Parappuram Juma Masjid

Education[edit]

  • Muhammadan School
  • Kunjithai School

See also[edit]