Rajakkad

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Rajakkad
Town
Rajakkad is located in Kerala
Rajakkad
Rajakkad
Location in Kerala, India
Rajakkad is located in India
Rajakkad
Rajakkad
Rajakkad (India)
Coordinates: 9°57′50″N 77°6′0″E / 9.96389°N 77.10000°E / 9.96389; 77.10000Coordinates: 9°57′50″N 77°6′0″E / 9.96389°N 77.10000°E / 9.96389; 77.10000
Country : India India
DistrictIdukki
Population
(2011)
 • Total16,378
Languages : Malayalam.
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
685566
Telephone code04868
Vehicle registrationKL-69, KL-06,KL-37
Lok Sabha constituencyIdukki
Vidhan Sabha constituencyUdumbanchola

Rajakkad is a major town in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala situated in the Western Ghats. Rajakkad is one of the fastest growing towns in Kerala. [1] Most of the people in Rajakkad are depend on farming. Main crops grown in Rajakkad are Elachi, Black pepper, cardamom , Ginger etc. Availability of transport facilities in Rajakkad is in Good Condition.There are many private and KSRTC buses runs to different major cities such as Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kattapana, Pala, Adimali, Kothamangalam etc. The nearest Airport is Cochin international air port 109.5 Km and nearest railway station is Aluva 107 KM. The Christraj Forane Church is the main Roamn Catholic Church. and others are one Knanaya Church and another one is Jacobite churuch. Rajakkad is a now a main tourist place in idukki district.Famous tourist spots near by Rajakkad is Kallimali View Point, Ponmudi Dam, Kuthumkal Waterfalls, Rippile (S.N) Waterfalls, Ponmudi Hanging Bridge,Nadukani View Ponit, Kanakakkunnu, Etc..

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Rajakkad had a population of 16378 with 8219 males and 8159 females.[1]

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • Sanjo College (SCMAS),Mullakkanam Rajakkad
  • SSM College, Rajakkad
  • Nirmala College,Rajakkad
  • G-Tech Rajakkad
  • Govt.ITI Rajakkad
  • IHRD College Rajakkad
  • N.S.S College Rajakumari

Schools[edit]

  • G.H.S.S Rajakkad
  • S.N.V.H.S.S NR City, Rajakkad
  • Christhujyothi Senoir Secondery School Rajakkad
  • Govt.UPS Pazhayaviduthi,Rajakkad
  • Sharon Public School

Places of worship[edit]

  • Christuraj Forane Church Rajakkad
  • St.Marys Church N.R City, Rajakkad
  • St. Marys Jacobite Church Pazhayaviduthi, Rajakkad
  • Sree Mahadeva Temple, Rajakkad
  • Malankara Christian Church Rajakkad
  • Muhyatheen Jumua Masjith Mammattikkanam, Rajakkad
  • CSI Church Pazhayaviduthi, Rajakkad
  • Sree Bhadrakali Temple Kallimali, Rajakkad

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2008-12-10.[dead link]

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