Nelliampathi

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Nelliyampathy
God's own village
Nelliampathi
Village
Sithar Kundu Viewpoint
Sithar Kundu Viewpoint
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
Languages
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

Nelliampathy 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.

Seetharkundu[edit]

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.

Kesavan Rock[edit]

Another attraction of Nelliyampathy is Kesavam para viewpoint. The film Mrigaya starring Mammootty was shot here.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

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

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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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