Thuravoor Thekku

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Thuravoor Thekku
village
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population
 (2001)
  Total27,838
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-32
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAroor

Thuravoor Thekku is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. [1] Thuravoor lies between the towns of Alappuzha and Kochi along the NH 47.

Alappuzha district District in Kerala, India

Alappuzha is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala in India. It was formed as Alleppey District on 17 August 1957. The name of the district was officially changed to Alappuzha in 1990. Alleppey town was renamed Alappuzha in 2012, even though the anglicised name is still commonly used to describe the town as well as the district.

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Administration

Thuravoor panchayat falls under the Aroor Assembly constituency and the Alappuzha Parliamentary constituency.

Aroor Suburb in Alappuzha, Kerala, India

Aroor is a census town at the northern end of Alappuzha district and the southern end of the Kochi Bypass in the state of Kerala, India. It is a seafood related industrial area to the south of Kochi. Aroor is a two way entrance to the city of Kochi.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Thuravoor Thekku had a population of 27838 with 13417 males and 14421 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.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.