Painavu

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Painavu
പൈനാവ്
Town
Painavu junction
Painavu junction
Painavu is located in Kerala
Painavu
Painavu
Painavu is located in India
Painavu
Painavu
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°50′52″N 76°56′32″E / 9.84778°N 76.94222°E / 9.84778; 76.94222Coordinates: 9°50′52″N 76°56′32″E / 9.84778°N 76.94222°E / 9.84778; 76.94222
Country  India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 685603
Vehicle registration KL-06

Painavu is the administrative headquarters of Idukki district of Kerala, India.

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Climate[edit]

  • June - September : Rainy 12-25 degrees
  • October - January : Winter 5-20 degrees
  • February - March: Summer 15-30 degrees

Places of interest[edit]

Situated amidst the Idukki Wild Life Sanctuary, Painavu is also home to several State Government institutions such as Civil Station,Idukki and Government Engineering College,Idukki. The Idukki Dam and the Cheruthoni Dam part of the Idukki Hydro Electric project are situated 7 km from Painavu.

View of Painavu
Engineering College, Painavu.

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