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Kadakkarappally is located in Kerala
Kadakkarappally is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°42′0″N 76°18′0″E / 9.70000°N 76.30000°E / 9.70000; 76.30000Coordinates: 9°42′0″N 76°18′0″E / 9.70000°N 76.30000°E / 9.70000; 76.30000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,010
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688529
Vehicle registration kl-32
Nearest city Cherthala
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituency Cherthala
Website www.cherthalaonline.com

Kadakkarappally is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] This is a panchayat which comes under the Cherthala Assembly constituency. The village became famous due to the Thankey church. Thankey is a great pilgrim center comes under this village. millions are coming here to get the blessing of the Jesus and the miraculous statue.

The village's name is known for being the site of a shipwreck called The Kadakkarapally Boat. Archaeological excavation determined that the flat-bottomed boat dated to AD 920 –1270.


As of 2001 India census, Kadakkarappally had a population of 20,010 with 9,813 males and 10,197 females.[1]

Cherthala Thaluk in Alappuzha District Kerala State


  1. ^ a b "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)[dead link]