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Kottukkal is located in Kerala
Kottukkal is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°53′0″N 76°54′0″E / 8.88333°N 76.90000°E / 8.88333; 76.90000Coordinates: 8°53′0″N 76°54′0″E / 8.88333°N 76.90000°E / 8.88333; 76.90000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,227
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691519
Telephone code 0475
Vehicle registration KL-24

Kottukkal is a village in Kollam district of Kerala, India. The historical importance of the village is linked to Kottukal cave temple, built before 800 CE. The village comes under Ittiva panchayath and it is the most prominent town in this panchayath. The village has many libraries and Safder Hashmi library, kairaly library, are one of the notable one among them. And district agricaltural farm is the keen attraction of this village, kottukkal is the entrance of this beautiful landscape, many kinds of medicine and fruit plants are available hear.Many ancient temples are here more than 6 temples surrendered in 3 kilometers of kottukkal, one of the notable one is Cave temple, its reveal the history of kottukkal[1]


As of 2001 India census, Kottukkal had a population of 18227 with 8669 males and 9558 females .[1]


  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on December 8, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-10.