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Coordinates: 9°32′0″N76°20′0″E / 9.53333°N 76.33333°E / 9.53333; 76.33333 Coordinates: 9°32′0″N76°20′0″E / 9.53333°N 76.33333°E / 9.53333; 76.33333
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0477
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)

Komalapuram is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is part of Aryad panchayat. It is said that the name Komalapuram is a word combined of two words 'Komalam' and 'Puram'. Komalam is named after Mr. Komalam Shetty, a money lender who lived in the area, and 'Puram' means an area of land. Another theory is that the name is derived from the Malayalam word 'komalam', the beauty of kids and women and that the meaning of Komalapuram came from the ' Land of Beautiful Kids and Ladies'.


At the time of the 2001 India census, [1] Komalapuram had a population of 43,281. Men constituted 49% of the population and Women 51%. Komalapuram had an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy was 86%, and Female literacy 82%. 11% of the population were under 6 years of age.

Komalapuram lies 4.5 km north of Alleppey town.

Komalapuram is famous for the Kaithathil Temple. Charamparambu Sree Mahadeva Temple is in Komalapuram East. The Mariyan Grotto of Aryad Church.Komalapuram juma masjid is also a major attraction of Komalapuram.

Komalapuram is accessible by routes NH 47 and Alleppey-Vaikom State highway.

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  1. "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.