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Kadamakkudy Islands
Kadamakkudy Islands
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Kadamakudy Islands
Coordinates: 10°03′55″N76°14′42″E / 10.06519°N 76.2451386°E / 10.06519; 76.2451386 Coordinates: 10°03′55″N76°14′42″E / 10.06519°N 76.2451386°E / 10.06519; 76.2451386
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

Kadamakkudy Islands is an island suburb of the city of Kochi in the Indian state of Kerala. It is situated around 8 km (6 mi) north of the city centre.



Kadamakudy Islands is a cluster of fourteen islands: Valiya Kadamakudy (the main island), Murikkal, Palyam Thuruth, Pizhala, Cheriya Kadamakudy, Pulikkapuram, Moolampilly, Puthussery, Chariyam Thuruth, Chennur, Kothad, Korambadam, Kandanad and Karikkad Thuruthu. The Grama panchayth is administered under the kerala Panchayth Raj system and the present administrators are The President Smt Shalini Babu and The Panchayth Secretary Sri Dylan Tom


As of 2001 India census, [1] Kadamakkudy islands had a population of 15,823. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Kadamakkudy has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 82%. In Kadamakkudy islands, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Kadamakkudy islands have 9 Catholic Churches.

Venerable Mar Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly had served as the parish priest of Valiya Kadamakkudy Syrian Catholic Church (1909–11). [2]

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  2. Payyappilly Palakkappilly Archived 17 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine