Elamkulam, Kochi

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Elamkulam
എളംകുളം
town
Little Flower Church
Little Flower Church
Coordinates: 9°58′0″N 76°18′0″E / 9.96667°N 76.30000°E / 9.96667; 76.30000Coordinates: 9°58′0″N 76°18′0″E / 9.96667°N 76.30000°E / 9.96667; 76.30000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 682020
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-07
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city ERNAKULAM
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Elamkulam is a region in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India.

Location[edit]

The buildings and offices in Kadavanthra expanded to the spaces of this place which is next bus stop after Kadavanthra towards Vyttila direction. Elamkulam can boast of many churches small and large, the biggest of which is the Little Flower Church[1] by the Sahodaran Ayyapan Road (S.A Road). The road to the north from the Elamkulam bus stop leads to Sewage Treatment Plant. The road is hence named S.T.P road and it is also known as the Fatima Church road. The road towards south is the Chilavanoor road.

Landmarks[edit]

The S.T.P road leads to Chettichira junction in Subhash Chandra Bose road.It was the old way to get to Kadavanthra before the Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road came to existence and its full functionality. The Elamkulam junction also houses the Navy quarters and leads to the backwaters of Chilavanoor were many flats are on the rise due to aesthetics of the place. Elamkulam comes under the Kadavanthra P.O . The Elamkulam Village office is located opposite to the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium known previously as Regional Sports Centre,Kochi at Kadavanthra.The Elamkulam village office were the land taxes and residential issues and taxes are collected is one of the three Village offices in the Cochin Corporation. Elamkulam region expands from the bridge over the erstwhile Thripunithura lagoon, which is at present just a canal, to the Elamkulam junction.

Educational Institutions[edit]

  • Traum Academy for German & Foreign languages

Colonies[edit]

Many residential colonies under the Elamkulam region include

  • Kumaranasan nagar
  • Nethaji Nagar
  • Jawahar Nagar
  • Bose Nagar
  • Vinobha Nagar
  • Tagore Nagar

Celebrities[edit]

The residential colonies include residences of famous people and celebrities like actor Mammootty, P.C Thomas Former Thodupuzha M.L.A., Mr. P.C Cyriac Retd IAS and Mr. Alphonse Kannanthanam Retd IAS.

Places of worship[edit]

Elamkulam has Hindu temples such as

  • The Elamkulam Bhagavathy Temple in Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road aka Kavalakkal Devi Temple
  • Narasimhamurty Temple
  • Ponnothukaavu Bhagavathy Temple in Chilavannoor Road

Elamkulam has Christian Churches such as

  • Fatima Church (first church in Elamkulam)
  • Little Flower Church in Sahodaran Ayyappan Road
  • St Mary's Soonoro Patriarchal Cathedral
  • Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church
  • St. Gregorios Orthodox Church
  • Emmanuel Baptist Church
  • CSI Christ Church
  • New Life Fellowship( Malayalam , Hindi , Odiya, English , Tamil)

Restaurants[edit]

  • Radisoon Blu
  • Sethi Da Dhaba
  • "Korean Spicy Chicken Corner" in Subhash Chandra Bose Road
  • "Match Point" restaurant
  • "Korter" the ice cream shop at Chettichirra Junction Subhash Chandra Bose Road
  • "Bread world" in Jawahar Nagar Subhash Chandra Bose Road
  • "Bake my day" Subhash Chandra Bose Road

Facilities at the junction[edit]

  • 24-hour Medical Lab (Dianova Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Petrol Pump HPCL
  • Airtel Showroom
  • Medical Shop
  • Elamkulam Building houses a barbers shop, flour mill, electrician's repair shop.
  • SBI ATM
  • The Federal Bank ATM
  • Central Bank of India in Kallelil Building.

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