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Mayyanad
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Mayyanad
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Mayyanad
Location in India
Coordinates: 8°50′20.641″N76°38′48.749″E / 8.83906694°N 76.64687472°E / 8.83906694; 76.64687472 Coordinates: 8°50′20.641″N76°38′48.749″E / 8.83906694°N 76.64687472°E / 8.83906694; 76.64687472
CountryIndia
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
  Body Gram panchayat
Population
 (2001)
  Total36,962
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
691303
Telephone code+91-474-255****
Vehicle registration KL-02
Kollam Kollam City (10 km)
Climate Tropical (Köppen)

Mayyanad is a village in Kollam district in the state of Kerala, India. [1]

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Mayyanad is located in the south western suburbs of Kollam district, Kollam city about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the city centre and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Paravur Town. Mayyanad can be reached by frequent buses from Kollam city and Kottiyam town and by local train from Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram. The bridge connecting Mayyand and Paravur was completed in 2012, making travel to Kollam city easier.

Location

Mayyanad is situated on the banks of the Paravur Lake and has an Arabian Sea coastline noted for its fishing. Mayyanad railway station is one among the major railway stations in Kollam district.

Landmarks

Several temples, churches and mosques are situated in Mayyanad including the Umayanalloor Sri Balasubramanya Swami Temple and Our lady of immaculate conception church. Tourists are attracted to the location by the meeting of a lagoon with the sea while the long sandy scenic beaches are ideal for swimming.

Education

Schools located in Mayyanad Village are

  1. Mayyanad Higher Secondary School
  2. Government Higher Secondary School Vellamanal, Mayyanad
  3. Sasthamkovil Model LP School, Mayyanad
  4. Sasthamkovil LP School, Koottikkada

Notable people

Kerala Kaumudi

The Malayalam daily newspaper Kerala Kaumudi was founded in Mayyanad in 1911.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.