Mazhuvannoor

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Mazhuvannoor
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Mazhuvannoor
Mazhuvannoor (India)
Coordinates: 10°00′34″N76°29′48″E / 10.009494°N 76.4967919°E / 10.009494; 76.4967919 Coordinates: 10°00′34″N76°29′48″E / 10.009494°N 76.4967919°E / 10.009494; 76.4967919
Country India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Taluk Kunnathunad
Elevation
23 m (75 ft)
Population
 (2011)
  Total14,946
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
STD Code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-
2011 census code627949
Nearest cityKolenchery (4 km)
Lok Sabha constituencyChalakudy

Mazhuvannoor is a panchayat village in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India. It is located in the Kunnathunad taluk. [1] It is located near the town of Kolenchery. The panchayat headquarters are located at Airapuram.

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History

Once these areas were part of the Cochin kingdom, but during the colonial period the same was part of Travancore kingdom.

Geography

Mazhuvannoor is located 5 km north of Kolenchery, 12 km west of Muvattupuzha, 17 km south of Perumbaavoor and 35 km east of Ernakulam. Airapuram, Valayanchirangara, Nellad, Mangalathunada, Thattamughal, Valampur, South Mazhuvannoor, Kadakkanad, Perumani are the noted places in the panchayath.

Mazhuvannoor according to geologists is rich in iron content. The habitat of mazhuvar who are in the iron refining field make the place MAZHUVAROORU changes to mazhuvannoor.

Kunnathnadu Tehsil

This village is part of Kunnathnadu taluk of Ernakulam district. Other towns in this area include Kizhakkambalam, Kombanad, Mazhuvannoor, Rayamangalam and thiruvaniyoor.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census of India, Mazhuvannoor has 3679 households. The literacy rate of the village is 88.38%. [2]

Demographics (2011 Census) [2]
TotalMaleFemale
Population1494675607386
Children aged below 6 years1197622575
Scheduled caste 1673836837
Scheduled tribe 291514
Literates1320967616448
Workers (all)683344432390
Main workers (total)515335451608
Main workers: Cultivators667544123
Main workers: Agricultural labourers468288180
Main workers: Household industry workers664422
Main workers: Other395226691283
Marginal workers (total)1680898782
Marginal workers: Cultivators21715166
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers305128177
Marginal workers: Household industry workers28820
Marginal workers: Others1130611519
Non-workers811331174996

Religion

Churches include St Thomas Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Cathedral Valiya Palli at South Mazhuvannoor, St George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Chapel at Mangalathunada, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Chapel at Thattamughal, St George Malankara Catholic Church at Mangalathunada, St George Malankara Orthodox Cathedral, Kunnakkurudy, St George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church at Kunnakkurudy, St George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church at Perumani, St Peter's and St Paul's Orthodox Church at Valayanchirangara, Guardian Angel Retirement Home of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church at Airapuram, Mount Horeb at Mangalathunada etc. are the Christian churches or institutions in Mazhuvannoor panchayath. There are Hindu temples at Blandevar, Nellad, Valampur, South Mazhuvannoor etc. Also there are veterinary hospitals, ayurvedic hospitals, colleges, high schools, upper primary schools, lower primary schools etc. in Mazhuvannoor especially at South Mazhuvannoor, Mangalathunada, Mukkotra, Airapuram, Valayanchirangara etc. Sree Sankara Vidyapeetam Arts and Sciences College at Valayanchirangara, CET College of Applied Sciences at Airapuram are noted colleges in this panchayath. Christians and Hindus constitute the majority of people. Christian community is predominantly Jacobite Christians or Syriac Orthodox Christians. There are Syro-Malabar, Syro-Malankara, Malankara Orthodox, Pentecostal, Brethren and Marthomma Christians locally.

Hindu community includes predominantly Scheduled Caste and Ezhava communities. Also there are presence of Brahmin, Nair and other Hindu community locally. The presence of Muslim community is also locally seen.

Eminent Personalities

Infrastructure

There is a chain of 4 Schools located in the middle of Mazhuvannoor. 2 Govt LP Schools, SRV UP School and MRSV High School. All the basic facilities including Bank, Post Office, Hospital are available in Mazhuvannoor.

Also, the Haritha vegetable market in Mangalathunada is a noted vegetable market in Kerala State.

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References

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  2. 1 2 "Ernakulam district census data". 2011 Census of India . Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 17 August 2015.