Kottuvally

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Kottuvally
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Kottuvally
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°06′49″N76°14′44″E / 10.1137109°N 76.2454606°E / 10.1137109; 76.2454606 Coordinates: 10°06′49″N76°14′44″E / 10.1137109°N 76.2454606°E / 10.1137109; 76.2454606
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Area
  Total20.82 km2 (8.04 sq mi)
Population
  Total37,884
  Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0484
Vehicle registration KL-42
Nearest cityNorth Paravur
Sex ratio 1052 /

Kottuvally is a census town in Paravoor.It is also a village in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. The village is situated in the south of the taluk. The nearest town is North Paravur, 4 km away. The Kottuvally panchayath is spread out on both sides of NH-66 road.

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History

Kottuvally is one of the early nine panchayats formed in Travancore. It is notable as many social activists lived here. These activists fought against untouchability and other practises. They also initiated strikes in agricultural fields for more payments, etc. Thattapilly - Cheriyapilly - Ernakulam boat service is now history. In 1962, the Cheriyapilly bridge opened.

Life

The people here depend on fishing, pokkali cultivation, other jobs

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, [1] Kottuvally had a population of 37,884. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Kottuvally has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 83%. In Kottuvally, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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Localities

Vaniyakkad, Kaitharam, Kizhkkepram, Kuttanthuruth, Mannam, Thattapilly, Valluvally, Kochal, Koonamav, Kottuvallikav, Cheriyapilly, Kottuvally, Thrikkapuram

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References

  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.