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God's own village
Sithar Kundu Viewpoint
Sithar Kundu Viewpoint
Nelliyampathy is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°31′47″N 76°41′02″E / 10.529627°N 76.684012°E / 10.529627; 76.684012Coordinates: 10°31′47″N 76°41′02″E / 10.529627°N 76.684012°E / 10.529627; 76.684012
Country  India
State Kerala
District Palakkad
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-70
Nearest city Nenmara and Palakkad

Nelliyampathy (also spelled Nelliampathi) is a hill station 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Palakkad, state of Kerala, India. It is surrounded by tea and coffee plantations. The village has its own gram panchayat and forms a part of the Chittur taluk. Pothundi Dam, which was constructed in the 19th century, is the entrance to Nelliyampathy. A viewpoint called Seethargund is situated 8 km away from Nelliyampathy. Seethargund, according to beliefs is the place where Lord Rama, Laxmana and Seetha rested during their exile. Another attraction of Nelliyampathy is Kesavam para viewpoint. The film Mrigaya starring Mammootty was shot here.[1][2]


As of 2001 India census, Nelliyampathy had a population of 8,718 with 4,358 males and 4.360 females.[3]


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  1. ^ Maradei, Irene (2007). "Nelliyampathy". Things to Do and See Around Palakkad. Palakkad. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory". Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 

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