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Natural beauty of the village and a view of Pachara Manal and Temple below
|• Body||Spread in Two Panchayats Panavally and Thycattuserry|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|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.
Poochakkal is located about 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.
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 Vaicom
The Poochakkal Market is one of the largest marketplaces in northern Cherthala.
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