Vallikunnam

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Vallikunnam
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Vallikunnam
Vallikunnam (India)
Coordinates: 9°7′0″N76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333 Coordinates: 9°7′0″N76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333
Country India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population
 (2001)
  Total29,029
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
690501
Telephone code0479-2335xxx
Vehicle registration KL 31
Nearest city Kayamkulam
Lok Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mavelikara

Vallikunnam is a village in Mavelikara taluk of Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. [1]

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Description

It is the southernmost place in Alappuzha, bordering Oachira and Thazhava of Kollam districts. It is an area of paddy and sesame fields, as well as rubber and tapioca cultivation. Due to abundance of clay, this area has many mud brick factories. It has many higher secondary schools, a public health center, panchayat and village offices, temples and mosques. A.G.R.M Higher Secondary School, and K.K.M. Govt. V.H.S.S, Elippakulam (Kambisseri Karunakaran Memorial Government Vocational & Higher Secondary School) are two major schools. Padayanivettom temple, Vattackad Temple, Pariyarathukulangara temple, Kanjippuzha Muslim Jama-ath, Pallikkutty, Choonad town musjid, Kanjippuzha Valya Palli are religious sites located in Vallikunnam. Edayasseril Bhadrakali Maha Kshetram is partly located in Vallikunnam and Bharanikkavu panchayat. The village is situated en route Mavelikkara–Karunagappally road and OachiraThamarakkulam road. Manackad is the administrative center, Choonad —a fast developing city— and Kambisseri are the main commercial centers. They are connected to Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Karunagappally, Adoor, Sasthamkotta and other nearby towns.

Demographics

As of the 2001 Indian census, Vallikunnam had a population of 29,029 with 13,597 males and 15,432 females. [1]

Notable People

Vallikunnam is the birthplace of Thoppil Bhasi, Kambisseri Karunakaran, the poet Puthussery Ramachandran, Ex-MP C. S. Sujatha and Jayakrishnan R

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  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.