Kattakada

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Kattakada
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Kattakada
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Kattakada
Kattakada (India)
Coordinates: 8°30′12″N77°05′07″E / 8.5033°N 77.0852°E / 8.5033; 77.0852 Coordinates: 8°30′12″N77°05′07″E / 8.5033°N 77.0852°E / 8.5033; 77.0852
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram district
Government
  BodyKattakada Grama Panchayath
Area
  Total22.54 km2 (8.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total40,448
  Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
695572
Telephone code0471
Vehicle registration KL-74

Kattakada is a Taluk in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. It is situated 13km west of Neyyattinkara Town, 18km south of Nedumangad town and 20km east of Capital City Thiruvananthapuram.

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Location

Kattakada is in the eastern part of Thiruvananthapuram District. It is situated about (22 km) east of Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala. To its north, Nedumangad (18 km) and to south, Neyyattinkara (14 km)West Vithura(20km). It is a commercial centre and the second biggest market of hill products in the district [ citation needed ], after Nedumangad. Neyyar Dam, a tourist spot and the core of Agasthyavanam Wildlife Sanctuary [ citation needed ], is only 10 km away from Kattakada at Kallikkad panchyath, towards the east.

The nearest railway stations are Trivandrum Central(18 km), Balaramapuram (10 km) and Neyyattinkara (13 km).

The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.

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References

  1. "Panchayat Population". Thiruvananthapuram district. Archived from the original on 29 June 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2008.