Kuttampuzha

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Kuttampuzha
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Kuttampuzha
Kuttampuzha (India)
Coordinates: 10°9′0″N76°44′0″E / 10.15000°N 76.73333°E / 10.15000; 76.73333 Coordinates: 10°9′0″N76°44′0″E / 10.15000°N 76.73333°E / 10.15000; 76.73333
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Taluk Kothamangalam
Government
  Type Panchayati Raj (India)
  BodyKuttampuzha Grama Panchayat
Area
  Total448.05 km2 (172.99 sq mi)
  Rank1st
Population
 (2011)
  Total24,799
  Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-44
Kuttampuzha ,a tributary of the Periyar river. Kuttampuzha river.jpg
Kuttampuzha ,a tributary of the Periyar river.

Kuttampuzha is a village and gram panchayat in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. [1] [2] Situated 71km east of Kochi, Kuttampuzha panchayat is home to the 17.7% of total area of the Ernakulam District.

The village has a large area under thick forest. There is a significant tribal population in the village (17.2% of total population).

This village was part of Idukki district till 1998. Then the district borders were reorganised and the village was shifted to Ernakulam district. Following this Palakkad district became the largest district in Kerala followed by Idukki. This change also helped Ernakulam to share boundary with neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, and to be a part of the Anamalais. Kuttampuzha panchayat was split with the formation of Edamalakkudy panchayat in 2010.

Demographics

As of 2011 Census, [3] Kuttampuzha village had a population of 24,799 with 12,554 males and 12,245 females. Kuttampuzha village spreads over an area of 448.05 km2 (172.99 sq mi) with 6,487 families residing in it. 10.3% of the population was under 6 years of age. Kuttampuzha had an average literacy of 89.4% higher than the national average of 74% and lower than state average of 94%: male literacy was 92% and female literacy was 86.7%.

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References

  1. 2001 Village code=00087900 "2001 Census of India: Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  2. 2011 Village Code = 628042 "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: List of Census Villages mapped for: Kuttampuzha Gram Panchayat, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015.
  3. Kerala, Directorate of Census Operations. District Census Handbook, Ernakulam (PDF). Thiruvananthapuram: Directorateof Census Operations,Kerala. p. 210,211. Retrieved 14 July 2020.