Ennakkad

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Ennakkad
എണ്ണക്കാട്
village
Ennakkad is located in Kerala
Ennakkad
Ennakkad
Ennakkad is located in India
Ennakkad
Ennakkad
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°17′0″N 76°33′0″E / 9.28333°N 76.55000°E / 9.28333; 76.55000Coordinates: 9°17′0″N 76°33′0″E / 9.28333°N 76.55000°E / 9.28333; 76.55000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,563
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 689624
Vehicle registration KL30
Nearest city Chengannur
Lok Sabha constituency mavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituency chengannur
Climate MIXED (Köppen)

Ennakkad is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Location[edit]

Ennakkadu is surrounded by Chennithala, Gramam,Puliyoor, Mavelikkara, Budhanur and mannar. Ennakkad has its own space in the history of kerala - and contributed significantly in the growth of Communism in Kerala. Heritage building - Ennakkadu palace.

Devi Temple[edit]

Ennakkadu Devi temple is very famous. The official name of Ennakkad Devi temple is Naluvila Devi Temple. This temple is a family trust now and is owned/managed by the elder members of Kaduvinal Family.This temple was built by Kaduvinal family members in their own land for their religious purpose. Kaduvinal and Srattile families are very oldest family branches in Ennakkad. Kaduvinal and Srattile family members are relatives to each other. Both of these families were involved in various decision makings of the Temple Festivals.The temple festival is on "Bharani" Nakshathram in the Malayalam month of Meenam.

HISTORY

A remote forested area lying east of Kuttamperoor, south of Budhanoor, west of Puliyoor, north of Mavelikara had wild animals and thick vegetation with tall wild trees.

Ennakkad as a human settlement, shown an urban characters in the past. Then there was a decline during 80s and 90s. Now again ennakkad is in the path of urbanism.

Geography[edit]

It is surrounded by a river, and beautiful green paddy fields. This village still have narrow pedestrian lines with full of shady trees leading to small jungle like" KAVU". All governing offices of Bhudhanoor panchayath like Panchayath office and Village offices are situated in Ennakkad.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Ennakkad had a population of 18563 with 8839 males and 9724 females.[1] gramam

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-10.