Irapuram

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Irapuram
Irapuram (India)
Coordinates: 10°02′15″N76°30′49″E / 10.0373733°N 76.513541°E / 10.0373733; 76.513541 Coordinates: 10°02′15″N76°30′49″E / 10.0373733°N 76.513541°E / 10.0373733; 76.513541
Country India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Taluk Kunnathunad
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2011)
  Total 19,137
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
2011 census code 627948

Irapuram is a village in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India. It is located in the Kunnathunad taluk. [1] It lies 9 km away from Perumbavoor towards Muvattupuzha.

Ernakulam district District in Kerala, India

Ernakulam is a district of Kerala, India situated in the central part of that state. Spanning an area of about 3,068 km2, Ernakulam district is home to over 12% of Kerala’s population. Its headquarters is located at Kakkanad in Kochi. Ernakulam is known as the commercial capital of Kerala. The district is famous for its ancient temples, churches, and mosques. The district includes the largest metropolitan region of the state, Greater Cochin. Ernakulam district is the highest revenue yielding district in the state. It is the third most populous district in Kerala, after Malappuram and Thiruvananthapuram .. Ernakulam district also hosts the highest number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala state.

Kerala State in southern India

Kerala, locally known as Keralam, is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country as well as the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census of India, Irapuram has 4770 households. The literacy rate of the village is 86.98%. [2]

Demographics (2011 Census) [2]
Total Male Female
Population 19137 9573 9564
Children aged below 6 years 1709 883 826
Scheduled caste 2314 1165 1149
Scheduled tribe 74 34 40
Literates 16645 8467 8178
Workers (all) 8208 5607 2601
Main workers (total) 6841 4860 1981
Main workers: Cultivators 814 666 148
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 680 414 266
Main workers: Household industry workers 138 113 25
Main workers: Other 5209 3667 1542
Marginal workers (total) 1367 747 620
Marginal workers: Cultivators 201 154 47
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 340 194 146
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 63 30 33
Marginal workers: Others 763 369 394
Non-workers 10929 3966 6963

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References

  1. "Kerala villages" (PDF). Land Records Information Systems Division, NIC. Retrieved 2015-08-17.
  2. 1 2 "Ernakulam district census data". 2011 Census of India . Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 2015-08-17.