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|• Total||19.04 km2 (7.35 sq mi)|
|• Density||743/km2 (1,920/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||1000:1038 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Thiruvalla|
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Anicadu receives most of its income from rubber tree plantations and money remitted from Arabian countries.
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