Njeezhoor

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Njeezhoor
Neezhoor
village
VBSN Highschool
VBSN Highschool
Coordinates: 9°47′30″N 76°31′35″E / 9.79167°N 76.52639°E / 9.79167; 76.52639Coordinates: 9°47′30″N 76°31′35″E / 9.79167°N 76.52639°E / 9.79167; 76.52639
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kottayam
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 686612
Telephone code 91-4829-26XXXX
Vehicle registration KL-67[1]
Nearest city Kottayam
Literacy 95%
Climate Tropical (Köppen)
Rubber Plantations
Neezhoor Town
Infant Jesus Church

Njeezhoor is a village in Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India.[2] Njeezhoor is also spelled as Neezhoor. Njeezhoor is situated at the northern end of Kottayam (30 km).Distance to Cochin is only 45 km. The nearest railhead is piravom road Railway Station (12 km). Even though it’s a remote village in Kerala, the population has 98% Literacy, Good Educational institutions, cellular phone coverage, Telephone exchange, internet facilities, good transportation systems, irrigation systems etc. Njeezhoor grama panchyat has been awarded two time "The best panchyat in Kottayam district".

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Njeezhoor had a population of 18111 with 9127 males and 8984 females.[2]

Geography[edit]

Geographically, Kerala can be divided into three climatically distinct regions: the eastern highlands (rugged and cool mountainous terrain),the central midlands (rolling hills), and the western lowlands (coastal plains). Neezhoor comes under the central midlands. Some of the areas of neezhoor is included under western ghats.

Climate[edit]

With 120–140 rainy days per year, Neezhoor has a wet and maritime tropical climate influenced by the seasonal heavy rains of the Southwest Summer Monsoon Neezhoor's rainfall averages 3,107 mm annually; Mean annual temperatures range from 18.0–35.0 °C .Throughout the year the climate is cool and pleasant.

Agriculture[edit]

The main agriculture is rubber tree cultivation. Other than rubber, rice is cultivated. But most of the paddy fields are now transformed into lands for construction works. Tapioca, cloves, nutmeg, pepper,bitterguard, cucumber, ginger, etc. are widely cultivated. Coconut trees are also widely grown.

Education[edit]

Educational institutions-
1.IHRD Science College,[3]
2.St.Kuriakose CBSE public school.[4]
3.Viswabharathy Higher Secondary School,
4.Infant Jesus School,
5.Viswabharathy English medium School
6.NSS HS Kattamapack,
7.Govt. LPS Kattampack,
8.Govt. UPS Vadakkenirappu
9.CMS.LP Vilayamcode etc.
After HSE, students move to other places in kerala or Metros in India or Abroad for higher education.

Politics[edit]

Neezhoor panchyat hosts two major political alliances: the United Democratic Front (UDF—led by the Indian National Congress) and the Left Democratic Front (LDF—led by the CPI/CPI(M)). Last time it was the LDF that ruled the Panchayath. In the recent election, UDF became the ruling coalition.

Temples[edit]

Pattupurackal Bhagavathy Temple Kattampack
Sree Krishna Swami Temple Njeezhoor

Pattupurackal bhagavathy temple kattampack

Njeezhoor Sree Krishna Swamy Temple

Demographics[edit]

98% of the people are educated. Only a few number of young people are diverted to agriculture. Most of the people are employed in Arab countries, United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Metros in India. Most of the people come under middle class. Majority of people are Hindu and Eastern Catholics. Social respect can be seen among the people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ kerala rto
  2. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-10.
  3. ^ IHRD Science College website
  4. ^ St.Kuriakose public school

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