Poochakkal

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Poochakkal Town
പൂച്ചാക്കൽ പട്ടണം
Town
View of Panchara Manal and Temple below
View of Panchara Manal and Temple below
Poochakkal Town is located in Kerala
Poochakkal Town
Poochakkal Town
Location in Kerala, India
Poochakkal Town is located in India
Poochakkal Town
Poochakkal Town
Poochakkal Town (India)
Coordinates: 9°47′43″N 76°21′16″E / 9.7951595°N 76.3545084°E / 9.7951595; 76.3545084Coordinates: 9°47′43″N 76°21′16″E / 9.7951595°N 76.3545084°E / 9.7951595; 76.3545084
Country India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Government
 • Body Town area Spread in Two Panchayats Panavally and Thycattuserry
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 688526
Telephone code 0478
Vehicle registration KL-32
Nearest city Ernakulam
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituency Aroor
Civic agency Spread in Two Panchayats Panavally and Thycattuserry

Poochakkal is part of a small island consisting Arookutty, Panavally, Thycattusserry and Pallippuram Panchayaths close to the Kerala Backwaters in Kerala, India. Until the 2006 Kerala Assembly Elections, Poochakkal was part of the Cherthala LAC. After delimitation from the 2011 elections, it became a part of Aroor LAC.[citation needed]

Location[edit]

Poochakkal is located about 2 miles (3.22 km) from vaduthala, 8 miles (14 km) from Cherthala, about 5 miles (8 km) from Vaikom, 12 miles (20 km) from Vytilla Hub and 15 miles (25 km) from Ernakulam.

Economy[edit]

The economy was based on a water transportation system. Its water canal connects the eastern and western parts of Vembanadu Lake. Now it is directly connected to NH47 at two places by new road bridges at Aroor and Thuravoor. Also new bridge is under construction connecting to Vaikom.

The Poochakkal Market is one of the largest market places in northern Cherthala deal with അടക്കപ്പറി,മടൽ തല്ലൽ

Notable people[edit]

Poochakkal nagari sreedharma sastha temple.jpg
  • KL antony Acted in Maheshinte Prathikaram As Father of Fahadh Fazil
  • Poonithara Sivaji, he is a famous software engineer specialized in languages python and NodeJS.
  • Saiju Kurup, famous in malayalam film industry.

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