Kottiyam

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Kottiyam
കൊട്ടിയം
Town
Kottiyam Town
Kottiyam Town
Coordinates: 8°51′44″N 76°40′12″E / 8.86222°N 76.67000°E / 8.86222; 76.67000Coordinates: 8°51′44″N 76°40′12″E / 8.86222°N 76.67000°E / 8.86222; 76.67000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691571
Telephone code 0474
Vehicle registration KL-02
Nearest city Kollam(Quilon)
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Village Bank in Kottiyam

Kottiyam is one of the fast developing suburban towns located at the southern end of Kollam city in Kollam District, Kerala, India. Kottiyam is a thriving and fast developing commercial centre at the southern end of Kollam city.

Geographical Location[edit]

Kottiyam Town is situatedon the National Highway 47 between Kazhakoottam town and Kollam City. There are regular bus services from Kollam City. It is at a distance of around 12 km from City of Kollam and 11 km from Paravur Town.

Nearest major railway station is Kollam Junction. Mayyanad railway station is closer, but some passenger trains and a few express trains have halt there.

Nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport(60 km)

Kottiyam town and Adichanalloor Punchayath[edit]

A major portion of Kottiyam town is located in Adichanalloor village. Adichanalloor is a Special grade Grama Punchayath in Kollam

Places of worship[edit]

Several Mosques, temples and churches are situated in this area:

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church,Pullichira.

Schools[edit]

  • Children's Friend High School,Kottiyam
  • Children's Friend Lower Primary School,Kottiyam
  • Nithya sahaya Matha Girls High School, Kottiyam
  • Nithya sahaya Matha Lower Primary School,Kottiyam
  • Auxilium ISC School, Kottiyam
  • The King's School (Cambridge International School), Kottiyam
  • Mannam Memorial NSS English Medium School,Kottiyam
  • Trinity English Medium School& Play Wing, Kottiyam. Ph.No. 0474 2532968
  • Thazhuthala Muslim UPS School, Kottiyam

Institutions For Higher Education[edit]

SN Polytechnic College (S.N.P.T.C) Kottiyam in 2008

Polytechnic College[edit]

  • S.N Polytechnic College, Kottiyam

SN Polytechnic college S.N.P.T.C was established in the year of 1957 by the Sree Narayana Trusts,Kollam under the initiative of the secretary, the late Sri.R.Sankar, former chief minister of Kerala.In the period 2006-07, the college celebrated its Golden Jubilee. is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E) and is located in a 15-acre campus at Kottiyam, 12 km from the Kollam city. The college is located close to the Holy Cross Hospital. The college has more than 50 faculty and 750 students.

Arts & Science College[edit]

MMNSS College Kottiyam was started in 1981 by the Nair Service Society in memory of its founder, Shri. Mannathu Padmanabhan. It was recognized by the University Grants Commission in 2004. As part of its extension activities, the Women’s Cell, NSS and NCC units engage in free Eye testing and blood donation camps for the socially backward people of the neighbouring villages. The students have also set up a herbal garden. Though a small college, its teams in shuttle badminton, chess, cricket and football have been doing well in the intercollegiate level. The development goals set by the college for the next five years include Language lab for English, Office and Library automation and better laboratories for science subjects.

Nursing College[edit]

  • Holy Cross College of Nursing, Kottiyam, Kollam

ITI[edit]

  • S.N ITI KOTTIYAM
  • Bharath Matha ITI,Kottiyam

Training colleges[edit]

  • Children's Friend Teachers Training Institute, Kottiyam
  • Haneefa Kunju Memorial College Of Education, Kottiyam (Self Financing)

Nearby Places[edit]

  • Mylakkadu 1.5 km
  • Umayanalloor 1.5 km
  • Thazhuthala 2 km
  • Kannanalloor 3.5 km
  • Chathannoor 4 km
  • Pullichira 2 km
  • Mevaram 4 km
  • Pallimukku 6 km
  • Polayathode 7 km
  • Kollam Railway Station 9 km
  • Chinnakada 11 km
  • Kundara 12 km
  • Mayyanadu 3.5 km

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