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 depend on farming. Main crops grown in Rajakkad are Elaichi, Black pepper, cardamom , Ginger etc. Availability of transport facilities in Rajakkad is in Good Condition.There are many private and KSRTC buses to different major cities such as Ernakulam, Kottayam,Muvattupuzha. Kattapana, Pala, Adimali, Kothamangalam etc. The nearest Airport is Cochin international air port 109.5 Km and nearest railway station is Aluva 107 KM. 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]

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


Schools[edit]

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

Places of worship[edit]

  • Sree Mahadeva Temple, Rajakkad
  • Sree Bhadrakali Temple Kallimali, Rajakkad
  • Sree Bhadrakali Temple Mullakkanam, Rajakkad
  • Sree Narayana Temple NR City
  • Christuraj Forane Church Rajakkad
  • St.Marys Church N.R City, Rajakkad
  • St. Marys Jacobite Church Pazhayaviduthi, Rajakkad
  • Malankara Christian Church Rajakkad
  • Muhiyudheen juma masjid Mammattikkanam, Rajakkad
  • Town Masjid Rajakkad
  • CSI Church Pazhayaviduthi, Rajakkad

References[edit]

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




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