Sakthikulangara

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Sakthikulangara
Zone & Neighbourhood
Sakthikulangara
Sakthikulangara
Sakthikulangara is located in Kollam
Sakthikulangara
Sakthikulangara
Location in Kollam, India
Sakthikulangara is located in Kerala
Sakthikulangara
Sakthikulangara
Sakthikulangara (Kerala)
Coordinates: 8°55′30″N 76°33′22″E / 8.92500°N 76.55611°E / 8.92500; 76.55611Coordinates: 8°55′30″N 76°33′22″E / 8.92500°N 76.55611°E / 8.92500; 76.55611
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKollam
Government
 • TypeMunicipal corporation
 • BodyKollam Municipal Corporation(KMC)[1]
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
691581
Vehicle registrationKL-02
Lok Sabha constituencyKollam
Civic agencyKollam Municipal Corporation
Avg. summer temperature34 °C (93 °F)
Avg. winter temperature22 °C (72 °F)
Websitehttp://www.kollam.nic.in

Sakthikulangara is a zone and neighbourhood situated at the coastal area of the city of Kollam in Kerala India. It is one among the 6 zonal headquarters of Kollam Municipal Corporation.[2]

Location[edit]

Sakthikulangara is situated where Ashtamudi Lake confluence with the Arabian Sea. It is 7 km north from the core Kollam City and 31 km away from Paravur town. Heading from North Neendakara bridge opens the entrance to Sakthikulangara village.

Celebrities[edit]

Moreover it is the birthplace of B. Wellington, E. Balanandan, R. S. Unni and Henry Austin(Former Ambassador of India in Portugal). the famous political personalities in Kerala.

Cine field Prateeksha Peter( Producer) Joy Thomas( Producer) Bijou Antony (Producer).

Landmarks[edit]

One of the major fishing harbours in Kerala is in Sakthikulangara. Sakthikulangara village and/or the old Sakthikulangara panchayat also includes the major residential areas of Maruthady, Valavilthope, Ozhukkuthodu, Ramankulangara, Vattakkayal, Vallikkeezhu, Poovanpuzha, Aravila, Kavanadu, Kaniyankada, Mukkadu, Venkulangara, Edamanakkavu, Kallumpuram and a few small islands in Ashtamudi lake.

Importance[edit]

Sakthikulangara is a prominent place because of its proximity to the following places:

  • Seafood Exporting.
  • Fish landing centre.
  • Boat building yards
  • Vattakkayal
  • Neendakara Fishing Harbour
  • Kavanad & Kollam Bypass
  • St.John D Britto Church
  • Sree Dharma Shastha Temple
  • Capithan's Movie Theatre.
  • Lakeford School

Sakthikulangara village owes it's transformation from a sleepy village to present Fishing industry power house due to Indo- Norwegian project .Indo-Norwegian Project was Norway's first foreign aid development project.

The project was first established in Neendakara, near Quilon, Kerala in 1953, and the aim was modernisation of fisheries of Kerala, but also including health, sanitation and water supply.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Kollam Corporation
  2. ^ "Building Permit Management System -Kollam Corporation". Retrieved 16 December 2014.

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