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Muttar riverside
Muttar village
Muttar village
Coordinates: 9°26′0″N 76°32′20″E / 9.43333°N 76.53889°E / 9.43333; 76.53889Coordinates: 9°26′0″N 76°32′20″E / 9.43333°N 76.53889°E / 9.43333; 76.53889
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,864
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PINCODE 689574
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-66
Nearest town Changanassery

Muttar is a village in upper Kuttanad, Alappuzha district of Kerala, India.[1] It is located 10 km west of Changanacherry, on the Kidangara Neerattupuram (Muttar Central) road, surrounded by Thalavady, Neerettupuram, Kunnamkary, Chathamkary & Mithrakary.


The River Manimala flows on the East of the village. The village has several coconut plantations and paddy fields. The paddy is cultivated about 5 ft below sea level.

Places of worship[edit]

The oldest place of worship in Muttar is the Kochukodungalloor Temple, located on the Northwest side of the village. There are 3 Parish Churches in this small village, affiliated to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. Muttar St Thomas church , St George Church and I C M Church. The annual parish feast of St George Church is celebrated from 29 Jan to 2nd Feb.

The road through Muttar helps people to reach easily to the religious destination 'Chakulathukavu' Temple.

We call it as god's own place in god's own country.


The Govt. UP school and St. George Higher Secondary School, both of which are more than 75 years old, are the main educational institutes in the village.

St Joseph Mission Hospital is at the heart of the Muttar village.

Muttar was one of the first villages in Alappuzha District to achieve 100% literacy.


Agriculture is the main revenue source of the village. The main crops are rice, coconut, banana, mango etc. The villagers also engage in fishing as a source of revenue and as entertainment.


As per census 2011, the population of the village is 9200 out of which 4437 males and 4763 females.