Kadamakkudy

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St. Francis Xavier's Church Pizhala
Kadamakkudy Islands
Neighborhood
Kadamakkudy Syrian Catholic Church
Kadamakkudy Syrian Catholic Church
Coordinates: 10°03′55″N 76°14′42″E / 10.06519°N 76.2451386°E / 10.06519; 76.2451386Coordinates: 10°03′55″N 76°14′42″E / 10.06519°N 76.2451386°E / 10.06519; 76.2451386
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,823
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kadamakkudy Islands is a census town in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.

Geography[edit]

Kadamakudy Islands is a cluster of fourteen islands: Valiya Kadamakudy (the main island), Murikkal, Palyam Thuruth, Pizhala, Cheriya Kadamakudy, Pulikkapuram, Moolampilly, Puthussery, Chariyam Thuruth, Chennur, Kothad, Korambadam, Kandanad and Karikkad Thuruthu. The Grama panchayth is administered under the kerala Panchayth Raj system and the present administrators are The President Smt Shalini Babu and The Panchayth Secretary Sri Dylan Tom

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kadamakkudy islands had a population of 15,823. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Kadamakkudy has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 82%. In Kadamakkudy islands, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religion[edit]

Kadamakkudy islands have 9 Catholic Churches.

Servant of God Mar Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly had served as the parish priest of Valiya Kadamakkudy Syrian Catholic Church (1909–11).[2]

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