Ambalappuzha

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Ambalappuzha
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Ambalappuzha
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Ambalappuzha
Ambalappuzha (India)
Coordinates: 9°23′N76°21′E / 9.383°N 76.350°E / 9.383; 76.350 Coordinates: 9°23′N76°21′E / 9.383°N 76.350°E / 9.383; 76.350
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
Region Central Travancore
District Alappuzha
Government
  Panchayat PresidentSmt. Sathi S Nath
Area
  Total9.18 km2 (3.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total33,939
  Density3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688561
Vehicle registration KL 04
Sex ratio 1034 /
Literacy92%
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAmbalappuzha
Climate Moderate (Köppen)
Website lsgkerala.in/ambalapuzhasouthpanchayat/

Ambalappuzha is a small town in the Alappuzha district of Kerala state, India. It is located 14 km (8.7 mi) south of Alappuzha which is the district headquarters. [1]

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Ambalappuzha is divided into the two panchayats of Ambalapuzha North and Ambalapuzha South.

Demographics

As of 2011 Census, Ambalappuzha had a population of 33,939 with 16,620 males and 17,319 females. Ambalappuzha rural village has an area of 9.18 km2 (3.54 sq mi) with 7,856 families residing in it. 10.5% of the population was under 6 years of age. Ambalappuzha had an average literacy of 93.2% higher than the national average of 74% and lower than state average of 94%; male literacy was 95.5% and female literacy was 90.9%.. [2]

Geography

Ambalappuzha is a coastal town, near National Highway 66, about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) south of Alappuzha. The Sree Krishna Temple is located 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) east of the town junction.

Politics

Ambalappuzha assembly constituency is part of Alappuzha (Lok Sabha constituency). [3]

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References

  1. "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  2. Kerala, Directorate of Census Operations. District Census Handbook, Alappuzha (PDF). Thiruvananthapuram: Directorateof Census Operations,Kerala. p. 132,133. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  3. "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 October 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2008.