Kalloorkkad

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Kalloorkad
കല്ലൂർക്കാട്
village
Kalloorkad is located in Kerala
Kalloorkad
Kalloorkad
Kalloorkad is located in India
Kalloorkad
Kalloorkad
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°57′0″N 76°40′0″E / 9.95000°N 76.66667°E / 9.95000; 76.66667Coordinates: 9°57′0″N 76°40′0″E / 9.95000°N 76.66667°E / 9.95000; 76.66667
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Government
 • Type Panchayat
 • Body Kalloorkad Grama Panchayat
 • Panchayat President Anies Cletus
Area
 • Total 23.95 km2 (9.25 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,838
 • Density 529/km2 (1,370/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 686668
Telephone code 0485
Vehicle registration KL-17
Nearest city Muvattupuzha
Lok Sabha constituency Idukki
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 32.5 °C (90.5 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
Website lsgkerala.in/kalloorkadpanchayat/kalloorkad/

Kalloorkad is a village in Ernakulam district in Kerala, India.[1] Most of its people are either farmers or engaged in small-scale business.

Location[edit]

Kalloorkad is situated in Muvattupuzha taluk of Kerala State, 13 km from Muvattupuzha, 12 km from Thodupuzha, and 5 km from Vazhakulam. Kalloorkad village is located in the border of Ernakulam district very near to Idukki district. The economy of Kalloorkad is reliant on agriculture, and the main cultivations are rubber and pineapple. The village is well connected with towns like Thodupuzha, Muvattupuzha and Kothamangalam through local bus transport and there are some KSRTC buses also present in there.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 census, Kalloorkkad had a population of 12838 with 6460 males and 6378 females.[1] The town is mainly made up of Syrian Catholic Christians and Hindus. Muslims are very rare compared to other nearby places. It is a panchayat and it has minor towns such as Kalloorkad, Nakapuzha, and Kaloor. There are three high schools ,two upper primary schools and one higher secondary school. St. Mary's Church Nakapuzha is a famous Marian pilgrim center in Kerala, where many are coming during the festivals. The festival is from September 1 to September 15. There are two more churches one in Kalloorkad and other in Kaloor.[citation needed]

Government[edit]

The place falls under Muvattupuzha assembly constituency, which is part of Idukki (Lok Sabha constituency). It was part of Muvattupuzha (Lok Sabha constituency) until 2004.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-10-19.