Kolenchery

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Kolenchery
Town
Kadamatom church
Kadamatom church
Kolenchery is located in Kerala
Kolenchery
Kolenchery
Kolenchery is located in India
Kolenchery
Kolenchery
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°58′59″N 76°28′35″E / 9.982968°N 76.476388°E / 9.982968; 76.476388Coordinates: 9°58′59″N 76°28′35″E / 9.982968°N 76.476388°E / 9.982968; 76.476388
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Government
 • Body Aikkaranadu/Poothrikka Panchayats
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 682311
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-17
Nearest city Kochi
Lok Sabha constituency Chalakudy
Civic agency Aikkaranadu/Poothrikka Panchayats

Kolenchery is a town located on National Highway 49 (NH 49) between Muvattupuzha and Kochi. It lies 23 km east of Cochin city in Ernakulam district of Kerala State, India.

The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical Mission was founded in 1967.[1] It serves as a major healthcare centre for people not only from mainland Kolenchery-Muvattupuzha but also to the people from surrounding towns like Perumbavoor, Kothamangalam, Airapuram, Mazhuvannoor and parts of Idukki District. St. Peter's Church, Kolenchery is an ancient and historic church at Kolenchery, built by one Thankan of the Kolenchery House.[2] St. Peter's College in the town has conducted botanical research.[3]

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  1. ^ "Welcome to MOSC Medical College". MOSC Medical College Hospital. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Kerala (India); A. Sreedhara Menon (1982). Kerala District Gazetteers: Arnakulam. printed by the Superintendent of Govt. Presses. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (2008). Indian science abstracts. Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 

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