Palode

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Palode
പാലോട്
village
Palode is located in Kerala
Palode
Palode
Palode is located in India
Palode
Palode
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°42′12″N 77°01′35″E / 8.7033°N 77.0264°E / 8.7033; 77.0264Coordinates: 8°42′12″N 77°01′35″E / 8.7033°N 77.0264°E / 8.7033; 77.0264
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Taluks Nedumangad
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,795
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695562
Vehicle registration KL-21 & KL-16

Palode is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[1][2]

About Palode[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Palode had a population of 14922[3] with 7005 males and 7917 females. Located 35 km from Thiruvananthapuram, on the way to Kuttalam, Palode is a small hamlet on the foothills of the Western Ghats. Covered by lush green forests and rubber plantations, Palode and its surroundings feast the eye. The Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals and the Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute are situated here. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport and the railway station is Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station. Palode can be reached by motorable roads from most parts of Kerala. Nearby tourist locations include Ponmudi, Thenmala, Peppara Waterfalls, Palode waterfalls, lower Meenmutti dam etc. Another major attraction which made it a part of ecotourism map is its Botanical gardens. ATMs, Petrol Pumps, shops, theatres Markets, Banks and Hotels help tourist interest. [1]

Institutions[edit]

Iqbal Higher Secondary School Peringammala

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Yahoo India Map". Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  3. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/

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