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Vallikunnam is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Vallikunnam is located in India
Vallikunnam (India)
Coordinates: 9°7′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333Coordinates: 9°7′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333
 • Total29,029
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0479-2335xxx
Vehicle registrationKL 31
Nearest cityKayamkulam
Lok Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMavelikara

Vallikunnam is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] Vallikunnam is a gram panchayat situated in Mavelikkara taluk.

It is the southernmost place in Alappuzha, bordering oachira and thazhava of kollam districts. It is an area of paddy and sesame fields, rubber and tapioca cultivation. Due to abundance of clay, this area has a lot of mud bricks factories. It has many higher secondary schools, a public health center, panchayat and village offices, temples and mosques. A.G.R.M Higher Secondary School, K.K.M. Govt. V.H.S.S, Elippakulam(Kambisseri Karunakaran Memorial Government Vocational & Higher Secondary School) are two of the famous schools. Padayanivettom temple is one of the landmark of this place. Durga and Bhadra are the goddesses of the temple. Edayasseril Bhadrakali Maha Kshetram partly located in Vallikunnam and Bharanikkavu panchayath. Another famous temple is the Vattackad Temple. Choonad town musjid, Kanjippuzha Valya Palli and Theeppura mosque are famous mosques in Vallikunnam. village is situated en route Mavelikkara–Karunagappally road and OachiraThamarakkulam road. Manackad is the administrative center and Choonad (Choonad is a fast developing city—it contains international standard star hotel. Health care centers, shopping centers, fuel stations, cultural foundations, Higher Educational Institutions and an old famous heritage market) and Kambisseri are the main commercial centers. The major centers in Vallikunnam are Choonad, Manackad, Vattackad, Kambisseri, Elippakkulam. The place is connected to Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Karunagappally, Adoor, sasthamkotta and other nearby towns.


As of 2001 India census, Vallikunnam had a population of 29029 with 13597 males and 15432 females.[1]

Vallikunnam is the birthplace of Thoppil Bhasi, Kambisseri Karunakaran, Chelakkottethu Kunjiraman,the poet Puthussery Ramachandran Ex-MP C. S. Sujatha.,Jayakrishnan ( Famous Cbse State Kalostav Quiz Participant 2012 )

Padayanivettam temple, Karthyanipuram Temple Pariyarathukulangara temple is one of the Very ancient temples in this village.


  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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