Rayamangalam

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Rayamangalam
രായമംഗലം
village
Coordinates: 10°05′16″N 76°30′32″E / 10.087854°N 76.508789°E / 10.087854; 76.508789Coordinates: 10°05′16″N 76°30′32″E / 10.087854°N 76.508789°E / 10.087854; 76.508789
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2011)
 • Total 27,537
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 683545
Vehicle registration KL-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city perumbavoor
Literacy 100%%
Lok Sabha constituency chalakkudy
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Rayamangalam is a village (Grama punchyathu) in the Ernakulam district of Kerala state, India.

Location[edit]

Rayamangalam is close to the towns Kuruppampady, Perumbavoor, Muvattupuzha and Kothamangalam.

Economy[edit]

Rayamangalam have a number of rock mining quarries and stone crushers. The surrounding hills are either planted with latex trees, or are being quarried. Another major activity is wood processing to produce plywood, matchsticks and other products. The Punchayath office is located at Nellimolam, on the Keezhillam- Kurichilakkodu road from Aluva Munnar Road (AM road).

Transportation[edit]

The main roads passes through this punchayath are MC road and Aluva - Munnar (AM road). A canal, part of the Periyar Valley Irrigation Project, origiunate from the Periyar River at Boothankettu passes through the heart of the village. The Koottumadam Temple here is known for the Thaipooyam festival of Subrahmanyan, along with the nearby Temple of Siva Perakkattu. In terms of health care there are two hospitals, and one Primary Health Center at Nellimolam.

Kunnathnadu Tehsil[edit]

This village is part of Kunnathnadu taluk of Ernakulam district. Other towns in this area include Kizhakkambalam, Kombanad, Mazhuvannoor, Rayamangalam and thiruvaniyoor.

Landmarks[edit]

  • Koottumadom Sree Subramanya swami Temple
  • Perakkattu Sree Mahadeva Temple
  • Karur Mahavishnu Temple
  • Moorukavu Bhagavathi Temple.
  • St. Thomas Catholic Church Pulluvazhy
  • St. Antony's Chapel and Sr Rany Maria Museum.

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census of India, Rayamangalam has 6947 households. The literacy rate of the village is 88.34%.[1]

Demographics (2011 Census)[1]
Total Male Female
Population 27537 13592 13945
Children aged below 6 years 2315 1184 1131
Scheduled caste 3053 1485 1568
Scheduled tribe 36 18 18
Literates 24327 12135 12192
Workers (all) 10858 7621 3237
Main workers (total) 8528 6397 2131
Main workers: Cultivators 791 673 118
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 679 442 237
Main workers: Household industry workers 186 141 45
Main workers: Other 6872 5141 1731
Marginal workers (total) 2330 1224 1106
Marginal workers: Cultivators 227 147 80
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 501 248 253
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 107 69 38
Marginal workers: Others 1495 760 735
Non-workers 16679 5971 10708

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ernakulam district census data". 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 


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