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Mulakuzha is located in Kerala
Mulakuzha is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°17′50″N 76°39′0″E / 9.29722°N 76.65000°E / 9.29722; 76.65000Coordinates: 9°17′50″N 76°39′0″E / 9.29722°N 76.65000°E / 9.29722; 76.65000
Country  India
State Kerala
Region South India
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,570
 • Official English, Malayalam, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 689505
Landline code 0479
Vehicle registration KL-30 & KL-4
Nearest city Chengannur
Lok Sabha constituency Mavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chengannur

Mulakuzha is a village in Alappuzha district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]


Mulakuzha in Chengannur Tehsil, is an Artisan - Farmer's Village, which is blessed with beautiful nature. The word of mouth knowledge about the etymological roots of the name is that, at first the name was "Mullakara" which translates in Malayalam as "Land of Bamboos" which was later altered to Mulakuzha (Mula+kuzha/kula=Bamboo+Area).

Location and Climate[edit]

This progressive village is situated around 6 km from Chengannur taluk, It shares its borders with Pathanamthitta district. A salubrious balneologic canal runs through the heart of this village from the holy Pamba river (Southern Ganges).

Mulakuzha features a tropical climate. As per köppen climate classification it is tropical monsoon climate (Am). Precipitation is the lowest in January, with an average of 20 mm. In June from South-west monsoon, the precipitation reaches its peak, with an average of 556 mm (Edavappathy). A brief spell of pre-monsoon Mango showers hits the village sometime during March. April is the warmest month of the year and due to environmental changes like cutting down off trees summer wear off with spikes of warm humid weather.[2] The temperature in April averages 29.1 °C. In July, the average temperature is 26.5 °C. December is the coolest month of the year. The average temperatures vary during the year by 2.6 °C. The Retreating Monsoon with afternoon precipitation accompanied by thunder and lightening starts from mid-October (Thulavarsham). From September to March the climate is pleasant and comfortable.[3]


The community is blest with all the basic amenities required. The farmer's market is open on Monday's & Thursday's. Some of the major landmarks this village haven's are the famous Century Hospital, Govt. VHSS & LPS (1909), Sri Dharma Shasta Temple, Nediyathu Devi Temple, Gandharva Muttam Bhagavati Temple, Parayirukala Devi Temple, Pallippadi Juma Masjid, Church of God (Kerala HQ) St. Thomas Marthoma Syrian Church, St. Marys Orthodox Church ... etc.


This fertile grounds are domiciliated by a mixed populace of Hindus, Christians, and Muslims alike; the communal harmony and traditional richness that this brings forth is accentuated in every perspective of daily life. The eco-friendliness of a village and the dewy mornings sanctified with devotional songs is something unique this village offers and welcomes with. A perfect synonymy for Godzone. Demographically, As of 2001 India census, Mulakuzha (Village) had a population of 28,570 with 13,294 males and 15,276 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. 
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  3. ^ "Climate: Mulakuzha". Retrieved 2010-01-17.