Kalavoor

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Kalavoor
Village
Kalavoor Beach
Kalavoor Beach
Coordinates: 9°33′0″N 76°19′0″E / 9.55000°N 76.31667°E / 9.55000; 76.31667Coordinates: 9°33′0″N 76°19′0″E / 9.55000°N 76.31667°E / 9.55000; 76.31667
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total29,808
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688522
Telephone code0478
Nearest cityAlappuzha
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Kalavoor Angady
Fishermen in Kalavoor

Kalavoor is a village located at Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.

Location[edit]

10 km north of Alappuzha city, it is well-connected by road and rail. Regarded as one among the most prominent of villages in Alappuzha,[according to whom?] many public as well as private institutions are situated here. Almost all Kerala State Road Transport Corporation bus services and passenger, demu/memu trains have halts in Kalavoor along with auto-taxi-bus stand that opens up good transportation facilities here.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Kalavoor has a population of 29,808 with 14,458 males and 15,350 females living in 7,385 households. Population of children with age range of 0–6 years, is 2717 which is 9.12% of the total population. The sex ratio of Kalavoor is 1062, lower than the state average of 1087. The child sex ratio is 959, which again is lower than the state average of 964.

Hinduism, Islamism and Christianity are the three major religions found.

Notable Personalities[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

  • National Institute of Coir Research and Training
  • All India Radio (A.I.R) booster station
  • Kalavoor Government Higher Secondary School
  • Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited, K.S.D.P
  • Valiya kalavoor sree krishna temple
  • Cheriya kalavoor ayyappa swamy temple
  • Kalavoor Subrahmanya swamy temple

External Links[edit]

  • Indian Railways, public information website, erail.in.
  • Census of India 2011 website for demographics data.
  • "India CensusKalavoor Census 2011". Retrieved 2015-10-16.