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Vadakkevila (Kerala)
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Vadakkevila (India)
Coordinates: 8°52′48″N76°37′51″E / 8.88000°N 76.63083°E / 8.88000; 76.63083 Coordinates: 8°52′48″N76°37′51″E / 8.88000°N 76.63083°E / 8.88000; 76.63083
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
City Kollam
ZoneVadakkevila Zonal HQ
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0474
Vehicle registration KL-02
Nearest city Kollam (5 km)

Vadakkevila is a village and neighbourhood of Kollam city, in Kollam district. [1] This village is under the governance of Kollam corporation. It is one among the 6 zones of Kollam city. [2] Vadakkevila is 10 km away from Kollam city centre and 17 km away from Paravur town.

Kollam Metropolis in South India, India

Kollampronunciation , also known by its former name Quilonpronunciation  and Coulão and Desinganadu, is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast of the Indian state of Kerala. The city is on the banks Ashtamudi Lake. Kollam has a strong commercial reputation since the days of the Phoenicians and Romans. Fed by the Chinese trade, it was mentioned by Ibn Battuta in the 14th century as one of the five Indian ports he had seen during the course of his twenty-four year travels. Desinganadu's rajas exchanged embassies with Chinese rulers while there was a flourishing Chinese settlement at Kollam. In the 9th Century, on his way to Canton, China, Persian merchant Sulaiman al-Tajir found Kollam to be the only port in India visited by huge Chinese junks. Marco Polo, the Venetian traveller, who was in Chinese service under Kublai Khan in 1275, visited Kollam and other towns on the west coast, in his capacity as a Chinese mandarin.

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.

Kollam Municipal Corporation

Kollam Municipal Corporation (KMC) is an ISO 9001:2015 certified civic body that governs the City of Kollam in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the fourth largest city corporation in the state by population and fifth largest by area. Constituted in 1903 and officially recognized as city corporation in 2000, the body governs an area of 73.03 square kilometres (28.20 sq mi) centered on Kollam with about 55 wards and a population of 397,419.

Many educational institutions are located in this village. one engineering college namely, Younnis College of Engineering, [3] Travancore Business Academy, a public school affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education and many primary and upper primary schools.

Central Board of Secondary Education organization

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a national level board of education in India for public and private schools, controlled and managed by Union Government of India. CBSE has asked all schools affiliated to follow only NCERT curriculum. There are approximately 20,299 schools in India and 220 schools in 28 foreign countries affiliated to the CBSE.

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  1. official website Kollam administration
  2. "Building Permit Management System -Kollam Corporation" . Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  3. official website of Younus College of Engineering