|Coordinates: 9°19′58″N76°55′58″E / 9.33278°N 76.93278°E Coordinates: 9°19′58″N76°55′58″E / 9.33278°N 76.93278°E|
|• Body||Chittar grama panchayath|
|• Total||25.9 km2 (10.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||KL-62, KL-03, KL-83|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Nearest city||Vadasserikkara, Thiruvalla, Konni|
|Climate||Tropical summer (Köppen)|
|Avg. summer temperature||35 °C (95 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||18 °C (64 °F)|
Chittar is a village in Pathanamthitta district, located in Kerala state, India. It is a Panchayat and is situated in the Konni Thaluk and in Konni constituency in Pathanamthitta District. Nearest Railway Station Is Thiruvalla,Located At A Distance Of 53 km.It is located 29 km away from Pathanamthitta town at its east. Nearby Panchayats are Seethathodu, Perunad, Vadaserikkara and Thannithodu. Chittar was formerly represented in the Ranni legislative assembly, but now in Konni assembly. Its previous parliament constituency was Idukki. Chittar was given the Nirmal Gram award from former president Pratibha Patil.
Chittar is predominantly a plantation township. Earlier famed for tea and coffee, nowadays swaying rubber trees have replaced them, fuelled by the fertile land and rich ecosystem. In addition to rubber cultivation, pineapple, tapioca, nuts, ginger, and pepper are cultivated. It was once a part of the demolished Nilakkal trade centre.
Chittar lies in the eastern part of Pathanamthitta district and bordered by Perunad panchayath in north, Thannithodu in south, Vadasserikkara in west and Seethathodu in east.Located 53 km Away From NH183,In Thiruvalla City.
The panchayath of Chittar was formed on 30 September 1970 by partitioning the Vadaseerikkara and Seethathodu panchayaths in Ranni taluk. For administrative convenience, the panchayath is divided into 13 wards.
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Chittar has one Government High School, two higher secondary education facilities, in addition to several middle schools and lower primary schools. Chittar also has a college.
The people of Chittar are mainly agriculturists and plantation workers. People began settling down in Chittar about 75 years ago. The people mainly belong to Hindu, Christian and Muslim religions. There are several places of religious worship in Chittar. In many of the families based in Chittar, there are large numbers of people working outside Kerala as well as outside India. The new generation is highly educated and well placed in different parts of the world.includes merchant navy engineers,doctors,civil engineers and well known scientists. K.C. Raghunatha Pillai is the vehicle director for the Chandrayaan-2 mission, Sreejith bhadran, merchant navy engineer officer at shipping corporation of India are few examples
As of 2001 [update] India census, Chittar had a population of 33977 with 16498 males and 17479 females. 
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