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Thrikkaruva
Thrikkaruva (India)
Coordinates: 8°56′38″N76°36′14″E / 8.943792°N 76.603933°E / 8.943792; 76.603933 Coordinates: 8°56′38″N76°36′14″E / 8.943792°N 76.603933°E / 8.943792; 76.603933
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Population
 (2001)
  Total24,823
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-

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

Kollam district District in Kerala, India

Kollam district is one of 14 districts of the state of Kerala, India. The district has a cross-section of Kerala's natural attributes; it is endowed with a long coastline, a major Laccadive Sea seaport and an inland lake. The district has many waterbodies. Kallada river is one among them, and the east side land of river is EastKallada and the west side land is WestKallada. Kallada Boat race is one among the famous festival events of district. Even though it is a competition between two land sides of the river, many boat clubs from various place,s even beyond the district participate in the event. Kollam is the capital of Kerala's cashew industry. Plains, mountains, lakes, lagoons and backwaters, forests, farmland and rivers make up the topography of the district. The area had trading relationships with Phoenicia and Ancient Rome.

Kerala State in southern India

Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-third largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

India Country in South Asia

India is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Thrikkaruva had a population of 24823 with 12048 males and 12775 females. [1]

Census Acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. This term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include traditional culture, business, supplies, and traffic censuses. The United Nations defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practices.

Thrikkaruva is diametrically around 10 Kilometers from Kollam City and 28 km away from Paravur town. On the far end Ashtamudi lake serves as its boundary and on the south Thrikkadavoor panchayath. Thrikkaruva is part of the new backwater tourism route designed with financial assistance from the Central Government. Main township in Thrikkaruva is Kanjavely, on the way to Prakkulam from Kollam.Trikkaruva Juma Masjid is the oldest mosque in Trikkaruva. Thrikkaruva Sri Bhadrakali Devi Temple is a very old and famous worship place for Hindus. Another important one is Ashtamudi Sri Veerabhadra Swami temple. Both these God's are considered as siblings and protectors of the land by the villagers.

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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.