Vembayam

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Vembayam
village
Vembayam is located in Kerala
Vembayam
Vembayam
Location in Kerala, India
Vembayam is located in India
Vembayam
Vembayam
Vembayam (India)
Coordinates: 8°36′24″N 76°55′33″E / 8.6068°N 76.9257°E / 8.6068; 76.9257Coordinates: 8°36′24″N 76°55′33″E / 8.6068°N 76.9257°E / 8.6068; 76.9257
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Talukas Nedumangad
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,405
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695615[1]
Vehicle registration KL-21

Vembayam is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[2][3]

Location[edit]

Vembayam is located on Main Central Road, at a distance of 18 km from Thiruvananthapuram. It comes under Nedumangad Taluk. Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and railway station is Thiruvananthapuram central Railway station. Vembayam is surrounded by Vamanapuram Taluk towards North, Kazhakuttam Taluk towards west, Vellanad Taluk towards East, Kilimanoor Taluk towards North . Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus mini terminal at Vembayam jn.. It is well connected to all parts of the state by state road transport buses. Pirappancode International Swimming Pool and Thampuran Para are located here.

Demographics and Economy[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Vembayam had a population of 19405 with 9416 males and 9989 females.[2] Traditionally Agriculture are the economic activities of people. Agricultural industry also played a vital role. Vembayam was an ideal place for Rice farming and rubber plantations. Rice is the staple food of the people of Vembayam, and, traditionally, the cultivation of rice has occupied pride of place in the agrarian economy of the Panchayath. The lush green of paddy fields is one of the most captivating features of Vembayam's landscape. But gradually reduced to the agricultural land. As per the data Vembayam is thick with rubber plantations. The entire paddy fields were converted into housing colonies.

Schools[edit]

There are a number of Public and Private schools in Vembayam.

Notable personalities[edit]

Major Political Organizations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Post :Pincode Search". Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  3. ^ "Yahoo Maps India : Vembayam". Retrieved 2008-12-18.