Onakkoor

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Onakkoor
ഓണക്കൂർ
village
Onakkoor is located in Kerala
Onakkoor
Onakkoor
Onakkoor is located in India
Onakkoor
Onakkoor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°53′38″N 76°30′51″E / 9.893931°N 76.514162°E / 9.893931; 76.514162Coordinates: 9°53′38″N 76°30′51″E / 9.893931°N 76.514162°E / 9.893931; 76.514162
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,157
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 686667
Telephone code 485227
Nearest city Piravom
Literacy 100%
Climate Cool, Windy (Köppen)

Onakkoor is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala[1] Main attractions are Onakkoor River and Onakkoor Temple. Famous writer George Onakkoor is associated with this village, SH-42 High way[2] is passing through Onakkoor. Piravom is the nearest town with markets and hospitals. The dominant religions are Hinduism and Christianity.

Worship Places[edit]

Hinduism[edit]

  1. Onakkoor temple (Onakkoor devi temple)
  2. Kalarickal temple (Kalarickal paradevatha temple)
  3. Shasthankal temple (Sree dharmashasthaa temple)
  4. Pandianpara temple (Pandianpara bhadrakali temple)

Christianity[edit]

  1. Onakkoor Valiyapally-St Marys Orthodox church - Located at onakkoor pallippady(First church of Onakkoor)
  2. Onakkoor Sehiyon Jacobite Syrian church - located rear Palam jn

Transportation[edit]

  1. Bus Terminal (Private & Public) is available 5 km away at Piravom
  2. Nearest railway station is Piravom road railway station, at velloore
  3. Nearest airport is Kochin international airport at Nedumbaserry

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Onakkoor had a population of 12157 with 6151 males and 6006 females.[1]

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