Mukhathala

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Mukathala Murari(SreeKrishna)Temple


Mukhathala
town
Coordinates: 8°53′49″N 76°40′2″E / 8.89694°N 76.66722°E / 8.89694; 76.66722Coordinates: 8°53′49″N 76°40′2″E / 8.89694°N 76.66722°E / 8.89694; 76.66722
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Area
 • Total 80.11 km2 (30.93 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 254,143
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691577
Telephone code 0474
Vehicle registration KL-02
Nearest city Kollam
Sex ratio 1012 /
Literacy 90.82%
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Climate normal (Köppen)

Mukhathala is a small town and block panchayat in Kollam district of Kerala, India.[1]

Mukhathala town

Administration[edit]

G Omana is the present President of the Mukhathala block panchayat. Mukhathala includes 5 Grama panchayats and 15 divisions. The Grama panchayats include

  1. Mayyanad
  2. Thrikkovilvattom
  3. Kottamkara
  4. Elampalloor
  5. Nedumpana

Transport[edit]

Trivandrum International airport is the nearest airport. The nearest railway stations are Kilikkollur Station(Kollam-Tenkasi route, regular trains not available) and Kollam Junction(Trivandrum-Ernakulam route). Private and K.S.R.T.C bus services to nearby towns are available regularly.

Schools[edit]

  • St. Jude Higher Secondary School
  • Mukhathala Gramodharana Trust High School
  • National Public School
  • Navdeep Public School
  • Upasana Nursing College

Quilon Institute of Management Studies (QIMS), MUKHATHALA, KOLLAM Approved by NSDC(NATIONAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION),GOVT OF INDIA and Aviation courses provided by IATA CANADA. Degree courses provided by BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY COIMBATORE.

Contact Number 0474 3222701, 9655073333

Notable Residents[edit]

  • Mukhathala N.Chellappan Pillai (Former President, Thrikkovilvattam Gramapanchayath, Freedom Fighter and CPI Leader, Founder of Thrikkovilvattam Panchayath Service Co-Operative Bank, C.Achuthamenon Co-Operative Hospital and Mukhathala Gramodharana Trust HighSchool)
  • Sreekumar Chakrapani (AIR)
  • Mukhathala Shivaji (Classic Singer)
  • Neelamana Illam Vaikundam Govindan Namboothiri (Thantri)
  • Prof. V R Namboothiri (Thantri/ College Prof.)

Places of worship[edit]

  • Mukhathala Sreekrishna Swami Temple[2][3]
  • Mukhathala Marthoma Church Kureeppally
  • Masjid Kannanalloor
  • St George Orthodox Syrian Church (Kunnuvila pally)

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