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Kottiyam Town
Coordinates: 8°51′44″N76°40′12″E / 8.86222°N 76.67000°E / 8.86222; 76.67000
State Kerala
District Kollam
  Body Adichanalloor, Mayyanad
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0474
Vehicle registration KL-02
Nearest city Kollam (Quilon)
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
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Village Bank in Kottiyam

Kottiyam is a suburban town located at the southern end of Kollam city in Kollam district, Kerala, India. The town is home to many popular educational institutions, hospitals, restaurants, hotels, and retail stores. Kottiyam is strategically located and therefore a regular stopover for long-distance travellers wishing to freshen up during their journeys.


Geographical location

Kottiyam is on the National Highway 66 between Kazhakoottam town and Kollam City. There are regular bus services from Kollam City. It is at a distance of around 12 km (7.5 mi) from the City of Kollam and 11 km (6.8 mi) from Paravur Town.

The nearest major railway station is Kollam Junction.Mayyanad and Paravur railway stations are closer, but some passenger trains and a few express trains have halt there. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport, 60 km (37 mi)

Kottiyam town and Adichanalloor Panchayath

A major portion of Kottiyam town is located in Adichanalloor Panchayath. Adichanalloor is a special grade Grama Panchayath in Kollam

Institutions for higher education


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