Kunnathur (Kerala)

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Kunnathur (Malayalam: കുന്നത്തൂര് Kunnattūr) is a village in Kollam District in the Indian state of Kerala.

The capital of Kunnathur village is Nediyavila.A place named Sasthamcottah of this village, is known for its freshwater lake and attractions. The Kallada River flows eastward within Kunnathur near the Kokkamkave Durga Devi Temple. It is within the border of the Kollam and Pathanamthitta Districts.

Settlements[edit]

Kunnathur consists of the regions of Nediyavila, Manampuzha, Puthanambalam, Iverkala, Panamthoppu, Ezhammile (7th stone)and Thuruthikkara

Religion[edit]

Kunnathur has several Hindu temples, like Nediyavila Devi temple, Kokkamkavu Durga Devi temple, Puthanambalam Devi temple, Thalappil Devi temple, Karimpinpuzha Shiva temple and Malanada Karna temple.

An Christian Orthodox church, commonly referred to as St.George Orthodox Church "സെന്റ് ജോര്ജ് ഓര്ത്ഡോക്സ്പള്ളി കുന്നത്തൂര് തോട്ടത്തുംമുറി" is there.

Changanacherry Library[edit]

Changanacherry Smaraka Grandhasala in Iverkala was the first library to open in Kunnathur. It is registered as a No-4 library with the Kerala Library Association, which started under the leadership of Sri. P N Panicker. Bhagavathy Vilasam Grandhasala is in Puthanampalam.

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Coordinates: 9°5′4.91″N 76°39′21.39″E / 9.0846972°N 76.6559417°E / 9.0846972; 76.6559417