Madathara

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Madathara
മടത്തറ
Village
Madathara village
Madathara village
Coordinates: 8°54′N 77°06′E / 8.90°N 77.10°E / 8.90; 77.10Coordinates: 8°54′N 77°06′E / 8.90°N 77.10°E / 8.90; 77.10
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691541

Madathara is a village located in the Chithara Panchayath of Kollam district.[1] It Is a border town of the two Districts, Kollam and Trivandrum.

Places of interest include the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden of India at Palode, Forest Training School at Arippa, Oil Palm India Ltd's Plantation Estate, the Rocket Propulsion Center at Valiyamala and the Kulathupuzha Sastha Temple.

Madathara is about 56 km away from district headquarters Kollam and 46 km away from Thiruvananthapuram. The nearest railway station is Thenmala railway station (about 20 km) and Paravur railway station(45 km).[2] Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport.

Healthcare PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE

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