Nemmara

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Nemmara
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Nemmara
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Nemmara
Nemmara (India)
Coordinates: 10°35′36″N76°36′02″E / 10.5934°N 76.6006°E / 10.5934; 76.6006 Coordinates: 10°35′36″N76°36′02″E / 10.5934°N 76.6006°E / 10.5934; 76.6006
Country India
State Kerala
District Palakkad
Government
  BodyNemmara Grama Panchayat
Area
  Total36.84 km2 (14.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total36,549
  Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
678508
Telephone code04923
Vehicle registration KL-70
Lok Sabha constituencyAlathur
Assembly constituencyNemmara

Nemmara is a town in Palakkad district, Kerala, India. [1] It is administrated by the Nemmara Grama Panchayat. Nemmara is the entry point to the Nelliampathi hills, which are located at the foothills of Western Ghats.

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Demographics

As of 2001, according to the Indian census, Nemmara had a population of 18,244 with 8,888 males and 9,356 females. [2]

Nenmara Vallanghi Vela

Nemmara hosts the Nenmara Vallanghi Vela , a yearly festival jointly organised by Nemmara & Vallangi Desham. [3]

The festival is held in the Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple, and runs from 3-16 April each year. It involves friendly rivalry between the villages of Nemmara and Vallangi, as they try to outcompete each other in artistic ceremonies such as Kummattikali, Karivela and a parade of caparisoned elephants. [3]

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References

  1. "പാലക്കാട്‌ ജില്ലയിലെ ഗ്രാമ പഞ്ചായത്തുകളുടെ അടിസ്ഥാന വിവരങ്ങള്‍ | പഞ്ചായത്ത് വകുപ്പ്". dop.lsgkerala.gov.in. Retrieved 26 August 2022.
  2. "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  3. 1 2 "Nenmara Vallangi Vela". keralatourism.org.