Poochakkal

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Poochakkal
പൂച്ചാക്കൽ
Town
Natural beauty of the village and a view of Pachara Manal and Temple below
Natural beauty of the village and a view of Pachara Manal and Temple below
Poochakkal is located in Kerala
Poochakkal
Poochakkal
Poochakkal is located in India
Poochakkal
Poochakkal
Location in Kerala, 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 Spread in Two Panchayats Panavally and Thycattuserry
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688526
Telephone code 0478
Vehicle registration KL-32
Nearest city Kochi
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 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 Vaicom

The Poochakkal Market is one of the largest marketplaces in northern Cherthala.

Notable people[edit]

Poochakkal nagari sreedharma sastha temple.jpg

Location[edit]

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