Idukki township

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Idukki Town
Cheruthoni junction
Cheruthoni junction
Nickname(s): Highrange
Coordinates: 9°51′N 76°58′E / 9.85°N 76.97°E / 9.85; 76.97Coordinates: 9°51′N 76°58′E / 9.85°N 76.97°E / 9.85; 76.97
Country  India
State Kerala
District Idukki district
 • Type Municipal corporation
 • Body Nagar Palika
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,347
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-06

Idukki is a township in Idukki district near to the district headquarter Painavu in the state of Kerala, India. The Township consists of the towns of Cheruthony, Painavu, Thadiyampadu, Idukki and Vazhathope.Idukki town is an Administrative town and the district headquarters is located at Painavu, the part of Idukki Town. The town is also a well known Tourist Spot with Idukki dam, Asia's largest Arch dam; Cheruthony dam, Keralas biggest dam. River. Periyar flows through the heart of the town.

Nearby towns[edit]

  1. Cheruthony
  2. Painavu
  3. Karimpan
  4. Thadiyampadu
  5. Vazhathope
  6. Thopramkudy
  7. Thankamany

Nearby Cities[edit]

udaiyagiri prakash


According to the census data of 2001, Idukki Township has a Population of 11,347 in which 5925 are men and 5422 are woman.The town has 98.26% literacy.


Idukki Town is a part of Idukki assembly constituency and Idukki (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]


  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-10-20.