Parippally

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Parippally
Parippalli
Village
Entrance of Parippally ESIC Medical College.jpg
Govt Medical College KOLLAM
Coordinates: 8°48′44″N76°45′32″E / 8.812361°N 76.758775°E / 8.812361; 76.758775
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
  BodyKalluvathukkal Panchayath
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-2
Nearest city Kollam City (24 Km)
Assembly constituency Chathannoor
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam

Parippally is a village in Kalluvathukal Panchayath of Kollam district, Kerala, India. Paripally village is situated 22 kilometres (14 mi) South of Kollam City along NH66 and 44 kilometres (27 mi) North of Trivandrum along NH66. Kollam Govt. Medical College is situated in Parippally. The nearest town Chathannor is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away, Kottiyam is another major town located near Parippally.

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Transportation

Nearest Airport is The Trivandrum International Airport which is 45 kilometres (28 mi) away. Kollam Helipad (Asramam) is about 23 kilometres (14 mi) away from Parippally and Varkala Helipad (Cliff) is about 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) away.

Paravur Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Parippally. Paravur is well connected to Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Salem, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Pune, Tirunelveli, Trichy and various towns in Kerala through Indian Railways. It is the nearest railway station to the newly inaugurated Kollam Medical College, Parippally.

There are 4 major roads which connect Madathara, Paravur, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram. It is only 13 kilometers away from the famous Varkala Sivagiri, Varkala Beach, and Varkala Temple.

Administration

Parippally is the part of Kalluvathukkal Panchayath.

Schools

Famous schools, ASHSS Parippally. UKF Engineering College is in Parippally. Govt Medical College, Kollam is situated in Paripally.

Temples

One of the most famous temple in Parippally is Kodimoottil Sri Bhadrakaali Temple . Gajamela and Pongala which are associated with the temple festival are very famous. Thousands of devotees come to watch the Gajamela.

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