Parippally

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Parippally
Parippalli
City
ESIC Medical College
ESIC Medical College
Coordinates: 8°48′44″N 76°45′32″E / 8.812361°N 76.758775°E / 8.812361; 76.758775Coordinates: 8°48′44″N 76°45′32″E / 8.812361°N 76.758775°E / 8.812361; 76.758775
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
 • Body Kalluvathukkal Panchayath
Population (2011)http://www.census2011.co.in/data/village/628437-parippally-kerala.html
 • Total 29,371
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-2
Nearest city Kollam City (26 km)
Assembly constituency Chathannoor
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Website www.parippally.com

Parippally is a village town in Kollam district, Kerala, India. Paripally town is 26 km away from Kollam city centre along the NH66. It is just 2 km away from the border of Kollam district on the way to Trivandrum District. Parippally is also near to Varkala beach and Varkala Temple.

Transportation[edit]

Nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport(45 km). Kollam Helipad(Asramam) is about 23 km away from Parippally and Varkala Helipad(Cliff) is about 13 km away. Paravur Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Parippally. Paravur is well connected to Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Salem, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Pune, Tirunelveli, Trichy and various towns in Kerala through Indian Railways. It is the nearest railway station to the newly inaugurated Kollam Medical College, Parippally. There are 4 major roads which connects Madathara, Paravur, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram. It is only 13 kilometers away from the famous Varkala Sivagiri, Varkala Beach and Varkala Temple.

Administration[edit]

Parippally is the part of Kalluvathukkal Panchayath.

Schools[edit]

Famous schools are KPHS Kalluvathukkal, ASHSS Parippally. UKF Engineering College is in Paripally.

Temples[edit]

There are more than 7 temples in this village. Kodimoottil Sri Bhadrakaali Temple is one among the most famous temples in kerala. Gajamela and Ponkala which are associated with the temple festival are very famous . Thousands of devotees come to watch the Gajamela. Other major temples are Sri Guru Nagappan kavuശ്രീ ഗുരുനാഗപ്പൻ ക്ഷേത്രം), Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, Mullukattil nagaru Kavu, Mevanakkonam, Vayalil Thrikkovil Vayalil Thrikkovil Mahavishnu Temple വയലില്‍ തൃക്കോവില്‍ ക്ഷേത്രം, Kunnathuveetil Temple (കുന്നത്ത് വീട്ടിൽ ക്ഷേത്രം), Kanninkarazhikam Durga Devi temple(കണ്ണങ്കരിഴികം ദുർഗ്ഗദേവി ക്ഷേത്രം), SreeRamapuram SreeramSwamy Temple ( ശ്രീരാമപുരം ശ്രീരാമസ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രം), Madankavu Devi Temple,(മാടൻ കാവ് ദേവി ക്ഷേത്രം) Ezhippuram, is near by Parippally Juncion. Kollam Medical College Hospital is situated at Parippally.

References[edit]

  • Kerala Atlas
  • Manorama year book: 2006

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