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Chingavanam

Chingavanam is a suburb of Kottayam city between Kottayam and Changanassery in Kottayam district of Kerala state, India.

Chingavanam
ചിങ്ങവനം
suburb
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kottayam
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Kottayam municipality
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL- 05

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HistoryEdit

"It was in 980 AD, that the famed Diwan of Travencore Veluthampy Dalava made a market place at Changanacheri, realizing the possibilities of development of this place."

India | Kerala | Changanacherry Chingavanam

LocationEdit

Chingavanam is located in Nattakom in Kottayam municipality, Kottayam District. The place is about 9 km from Changanacherry on the Adoor -Kottayam MC Road. Legend has it that the name Chingavanam is derived from Simhavanam. It is near to Kurichi. St John’s knanaya Jacobite Church is a main attraction of Chingavanam. St John's Knanaya catelic Church is located here.

TransportationEdit

There is a railway station at Chingavanam on the Kollam-Kottayam rail route. Location: Changanacherry

Trains and Railway Stations (1)

Nearby citiesEdit

Kottayam City, Changanacherry Town, BYPASS JUNCTION PALATHARA