Thottackad

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Thottackad
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St Marys Orthodox Church Thottakad
Coordinates: 9°31′0″N76°36′0″E / 9.51667°N 76.60000°E / 9.51667; 76.60000 Coordinates: 9°31′0″N76°36′0″E / 9.51667°N 76.60000°E / 9.51667; 76.60000
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kottayam
Population
 (2001)
  Total15,391
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
686539
Telephone code0481
Vehicle registration KL-05, KL-33
Lok Sabha constituencyKottayam
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPuthuppally

Thottakad is a village in Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India. [1] The nearest towns are Changanacherry and Kottayam.

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Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Thottakad had a population of 15,391 with 7,531 males and 7,860 females. [1]

Transportation

Thottakad is a village in Kottayam district, in Kerla state. There are many buses passing via Thottakad. Main bus routes are - Kottayam–Mallappally, Kottayam–Karukachal, Kottayam–Manimala. Thottakad is 14 kilometres from Kottayam town towards karukachal route.

Temples and churches

Thottakad Mar Aprem Orthodox Church St.George Church, India Pentecostal Church of God [IPC], Assemblies of God church [Pentecostal church], The Pentecostal Mission [TPM], Eravuchira St. Mary's Church, P.R.D.S.Church, Koduvelil, St Mary's Bethelahem Orthodox Church Thottakad, Thottakad Sankaranarayana Swami Temple, Sreenarayanaguru Temple Thottakkadu, Kuruthikaaman Kaavu Temple, and Rajamattom Church.Thottakkad Sree Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple is one of the important temples of the glory days of King Thekkumkoor. When Thekkumkoor became part of Venad during the reign of King Marthanda Varma, most of Thottakkad belonged to Devaswom. The temple, which is over a thousand years old, was under the control of the government.

Administration

Thottakadu is under the Puthupally Grama Panchayath. It is located 14 kilometres west of District headquarters Kottayam. Thottakadu's residents are mostly members of Syrian Christian, Nair and Ezhava communities.

Post Office

There is a post office in this village and the pin code is 686539.

Essential Data

Educational institutions

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References

  1. 1 2 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.