Edathala

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Edathala
city
Edathala is located in Kerala
Edathala
Edathala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°01′47″N 76°19′11″E / 10.0297°N 76.3197°E / 10.0297; 76.3197Coordinates: 10°01′47″N 76°19′11″E / 10.0297°N 76.3197°E / 10.0297; 76.3197
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 67,137
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Edathala is a census town near to Aluva. It is in Ernakulam district, in the state of Kerala, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Edathala had a population of 67,137. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Edathala has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 77%. In Edathala, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. 70% of population belongs to middle class.

Chunangamvely is a well-known village located near to Edathala. Pookkattupady is one of the most popular junctions in Edathala.

Education[edit]

Many schools are there in Edathala. Swamy gopalananda Theertha Saraswathy Vidyanikethan,Al Hind Public School, Al-Ameen International public school, KMEA public school, KNM MES high school, Govt Higher secondary school Kunjattukara are some among them.

One of the premier engineering colleges, KMEA engineering college, is also situated in Edathala. AL-Ameen College is also located in Edathala.

Facilities[edit]

Edathal service Co-op bank, State Bank of Travancore and Federal bank provide all the necessary banking facilities.

SOS and MES orphanage are some charity organizations operating in Edathala.

Cochin International Airport is hardly 20 km away from Edathala.

Industries[edit]

Royal Plastic Industries, a leader in plastic flower pots; Hi-Tech Engineering, a forerunner in structural fabrication situated at Pukkattupady. Tollins tyres, vysali pharmaseuticals, karothukuzhi plastics are also situated in Edathala.

MalayilPalli Muslim Jamaath and Pengattusseri Muslim Jammaath are the main Jama Masji in Edathal Panachayath

There are some other musjid marva musjid edathala, safa musjid pookkattupadi.

Edathala Panchayath have many Devi Temples. Some of them are
Edathala Sree Painaatu Durga Temple
Sree Kurumbakkavu Bhagavathy Temple Edathala[2]
Edathala Sree Kunjatu Bhagavathy Temple
Edathala Sree Mattapilly Bhagavathy Temple
Edathala Sree Karukapilly Bhagavathy Temple
Edathala Sree Thuruthi Bhagavathy Temple
Edathala Pirali Sree Dharma Sastha Bhagavathy Temple
Edathala Sree Kuzhikattukavu Bhagavathy Temple
Edathala Mukkottil Temple

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