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Kettukala festival
Karingali Lagoon
Karingali Lagoon
Coordinates: 9°11′15″N 76°38′59″E / 9.1874900°N 76.649770°E / 9.1874900; 76.649770Coordinates: 9°11′15″N 76°38′59″E / 9.1874900°N 76.649770°E / 9.1874900; 76.649770
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
 • Body Panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 31,916
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 690504
Telephone code 0479
Vehicle registration KL 31
Pandalam Kollam
Lok Sabha constituency Mavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mavelikkara
Civic agency Panchayat

Palamel is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]


As of 2001 India census, Palamel had a population of 31916 with 15112 males and 16804 females.[1] Panayil & Muthukattukara Devi temples are the famous and ancient temples in this place. Chempakassery, an ancient nair family is one among the prominent family in this place. Palamel is bordering with pandalam, chunakkara, Nooranad and Thamarakkulam panchayaths. Palamel is part of the Onattukara cultural region. Kettu Kazhcha - a procession of two huge oxen is carried out here as part of the Padanilam Sivarathri.


  1. ^ a b "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)[dead link]