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|• Total||52.47 km2 (20.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
686507 (Kanjirappally Head Post Office)
|Vehicle registration||KL-34 (Kanjirappally) or KL-05 (Kottayam)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Nearest cities||Kottayam, Thodupuzha, Pala, Ponkunnam|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Pathanamthitta (Kanjirappally Niyamasabha Mandalam)|
|Climate||Tropical monsoon (Köppen)|
|Avg. summer temperature||31 °C (88 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||23 °C (73 °F)|
Kanjirappally has the highest number of rainy days in Kerala. It receives the highest amount of summer rains, winter rains and northeast monsoons (Thulaam Mazha) in Kerala, making it one of the very few places in India enjoying equatorial rainforest type climate, with no distinct dry season. The well-distributed rainfall pattern of Kanjirappally is the primary reason for the phenomenon of high yield of latex from Rubber plantations in and around the town. The average annual rainfall is 4156 mm.
The K. K. Road (NH 183: Kollam-Theni) (Kottayam-Kumily Road) connects Kanjirapally to major nearest cities like Mundakkayam (16 km or 9.9 mi), Kottayam (38 km or 24 mi), Kuttikkanam (34 km or 21 mi), Kumily (72 km or 45 mi) and kattappana (55 km or 34 mi).
- Pamba - Chemmalamattam - Erattupetta - Neriyamangalam (SH44) connects Kanjirapally to Sabarimala (65 km or 40 mi), Erumely (15 km or 9.3 mi), Pamba (60 km or 37 mi), Erattupetta (16 km or 9.9 mi) and Thodupuzha (46 km or 29 mi).
- Main Eastern Highway (Muvattupuzha-Pala-Manimala - Pathanamthitta-Punalur Road) connects Kanjirappally to other major towns.
- Kanjirappally-Manimala (12 km or 7.5 mi) road connects Changanassery easily. Chenappady (8 km or 5.0 mi) connects Ranni (26 km or 16 mi).
- A link road that connects Pala (26 km or 16 mi) directly from Kanjirappally through Thambalakkadu (3 km or 1.9 mi).
- Parathanam - Mundakayam - Parathode - Podimattam - 26th Mile - Kanjirappally (23 km or 14 mi)
On 19 July 2017, the Kerala Government has announced the construction of the 5th International Airport in Kerala, Sabarigiri International Airport at Cheruvally Estate of Harrisons Plantations at Manimala, Erumely, situated at the Border of Kottayam District and Pathanamthitta district to facilitate travel of Sabarimala pilgrims.
Kanjirappally assembly constituency is part of Pathanamthitta (Lok Sabha constituency).
Schools and colleges in Kanjirappally:
- St. Antony's Public School, Anakkal
- John Joseph Murphy Memorial Higher Secondary School
- AKJM (Archbishop Kavukattu Jubilee Memorial) Higher Secondary School
- Alfeen Public School
- Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Koovappally
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- "Know Us Better | About Us | Alfeen's History". alfeenpublicschool.ac.in. Retrieved 22 November 2021.
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