Thuruthicadu

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Thuruthicadu
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Thuruthicadu
Thuruthicadu (India)
Coordinates: 9°25′25″N76°39′02″E / 9.4235°N 76.6505°E / 9.4235; 76.6505 Coordinates: 9°25′25″N76°39′02″E / 9.4235°N 76.6505°E / 9.4235; 76.6505
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta district
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689597
Telephone code0469
Vehicle registration KL-28

Thuruthicadu is a village in Kallooppara panchayat in Mallappally taluk and comes under Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state, India. It is situated 3 km from Mallappally and 3 km from Vennikulam. The nearest Indian Railway station is at Tiruvalla (13 km) and the nearest International airports are at Nedumbassery 110 km and Thiruvananthapuram 130 km.

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Educational institutions

Bishop Abraham Memorial or B.A.M College affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam offers various undergraduate and post graduate courses. [1] Govt U.P school offers education till 7th standard. There are several other primary schools run under various managements.

Economy

The economy is basically agriculture based and major crops include rubber, pepper, tapioca. There is a high flow of remittance from NRIs. A branch of The Tiruvalla East Co-operative bank offers basic banking service in this village.

Religion

Various sections of Christianity and Hinduism co-exist harmoniously. Followers of St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India, Marthoma Church, Orthodox church, Knanaya, Catholic Church, Pentecostal Churches, and Yuyomaya form major Christian sects.

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