Kalarcode

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Kalarcode
village
Kalarcode Mahadeva Temple
Kalarcode Mahadeva Temple
Coordinates: 9°28′0″N 76°20′30″E / 9.46667°N 76.34167°E / 9.46667; 76.34167Coordinates: 9°28′0″N 76°20′30″E / 9.46667°N 76.34167°E / 9.46667; 76.34167
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688003
Telephone code0477
Vehicle registrationKL-
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest cityAlappuzha
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
ClimateTropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)

Kalarcode or Kalarkode is a village in Alappuzha district, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the town of Alappuzha. The village name derives from Kalyakroda Vilasam.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Census of India, Kalarkode had a population of - with - males and - females.[1]

Education[edit]

Sanatana Dharma College is situated here, as are the Alappuzha centre of the Institute of Management in Kerala and the Kerala University Study centre.

Transportation[edit]

It has connections to Alappuzha, Eranakulam, Changanassery and other parts of Kerala by a network of roads & rail. The nearest railway station is Alappuzha, 3.1 kilometres (1.9 mi). The nearest airport is KOCHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, 92.3 kilometres (57.4 mi). The famous Alappuzha - Changanassery (AC Road) starts from here. Alappuzha bye-pass, which is under construction in National Highway 66 (Old NH 47) also starts from here.[2][3]

Nearby places[edit]

  • Ambalapuzha
  • Alapuzha
  • Champakulam
  • Cherthala
  • Harippad
  • Sanathanapuram

Administration[edit]

The village is part of Ambalapuzha assembly constituency for state elections. That in turn is part of the Alapuzha Lok Sabha constituency for national elections.

Religion[edit]

The Major Mahadeva temple is an important place of worship in this area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-10. |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/thiruvananthapuram/Kollam-Alappuzha-bypass-work-to-be-re-tendered/articleshow/33671082.cms
  3. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/2004/10/25/stories/2004102504090300.htm