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Ayur
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°53′50″N76°51′38″E / 8.897318°N 76.860569°E / 8.897318; 76.860569 Coordinates: 8°53′50″N76°51′38″E / 8.897318°N 76.860569°E / 8.897318; 76.860569
TalukPunalur
State Kerala
District Kollam
Population
  Total43,600
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
691533
Telephone code04752
Vehicle registration KL-25

Ayoor is a Town in Edamulakkal Panchayath of Punalur Taluk, Kollam district, Kerala state, India. Ayoor is located on the M C Road or state highway One. Jadayu Nature Park, Chadayamangalam is only 3.5km away from ayoor. 32 km east of Kollam City and 55 km north of Thiruvananthapuram City. But the travelling time from Trivandrum and kollam cities are almost same. Ayoor is 17 km south of Kottarakara, 19km from Punalur City and Anchal is 8 km away. Chadayamangalam and Kadakkal lies south of Ayoor.

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The place is a commercial center with rubber, paddy, cashew and pepper being the main trading items. The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, 62 km south of Ayoor.

Kollam Junction Railway Station is 31 km and Trivandrum central Railway station 54 km away from Ayoor.

Etymology

"Ayoor/Ayur" the name derived from Kerala's Proud contribution to the World - "Ayurveda". Ayoor has an Ayurveda Hospital which started decades ago and still operative to give relief for those, who needed the ailments. otherwise the name may origin from the old "ay kingdom" of the region "oor means inhabitable place" This was a Famous Inn, which used by British Travelers and the Travancore Dynasty. The Key point of development is State highway pass through this place which provide the best frequency of transport from all major parts of Kerala. Even neighbor cities are depending Ayoor for the throughout. Ayoor has a High Literacy rate of above 90% and also is proud of its high standards of transportation feasibility, Education and Telecommunication.

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