Kadungalloor

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Kadungalloor
Village
Kadungalloor sree narasimhaswami temple.JPG
Narasimha temple, Kadungallur
Coordinates: 10°05′46″N76°19′04″E / 10.096022°N 76.317829°E / 10.096022; 76.317829 Coordinates: 10°05′46″N76°19′04″E / 10.096022°N 76.317829°E / 10.096022; 76.317829
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Government
  BodyKadungalloor
Area
  Total18.06 km2 (6.97 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
  Total30,539
  Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
683102
Telephone code0484
Vehicle registration KL-41
Nearest cityAluva
Sex ratio 994 /
Lok Sabha constituencyErnakulam
Civic agencyKadungalloor
Website lsgkerala.in/kadungalloorpanchayat

Kadungalloor, IPA:  [kɐɖuŋːɐlːuːr] , is a village situated near Aluva. The village belongs to the Paravur Taluk of the Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. The industrial estates of Muppathadam and Edayar are located in Kadungalloor.

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Demographics

According to 2001 census data, [1] Kadungalloor has a population of 35,451, evenly distributed between men and women. [2] The average literacy rate is 81%, which is above the national average of 59.5%. About 13% of the population is below the age of 7. According to reports, there are 10,125 houses situated in Kadungalloor.

Transport

The nearest railway station is the Aluva railway station, which is about 5 km (3.1 mi) from Kadungalloor. The Cochin International Airport (CIAL) is situated at a distance of 14 km (8.7 mi) from Kadungalloor. [3]

Landmarks and attractions

The Kadungalloor Panchayat is divided into East Kadungalloor and West Kadungalloor.

The temple at Uliyannoor is believed to be built by Perumthachan. [4] [ relevant? ] Sree Narasimha Swami Temple is the largest temple situated in Kadungalloor. Many devotees visit the temple for its famous paal payasam (a sweet drink prepared with milk and rice) and an annual festival.

Industries

The following industrial units are present in Kadungalloor:

Religious Places

There are around 21 temples, 9 mosques, 3 churches in are located in this panchayat, including but not limited to:

Education

The educational institutions located here include:

Godowns

An irrigation center on the Periyar river in Kadungallur. Periyar lift irrigation kadungallur.jpg
An irrigation center on the Periyar river in Kadungallur.

Considering the proximity to the Vallarpadom Port and Cochin International Airport, there has been a surge in the number of godowns built in the area.

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