Chittumala is a rurban settlement in Kollam district that is located on the Kundara - Bharanikkavu stretch of National Highway 183 besides Kallada River. The name Chittumala derived from Malayalam word 'Chuttum mala which means a place surrounded by hills.
Chittumala is the headquarters of Chittumala block panchayat which encompasses 13 Gram panchayats that form the southern shore of Ashtamudi Lake. It is also famous for the ancient Sri Durga Devi Temple and a lake named Chittumala Chira.
Location and connectivityEdit
The major mode of transportation is Road transport. The village is connected with Kundara, Kollam, Karunagappalli, Chengannur etc. through private buses and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses. The nearby connectivity is Kundara Railway Station (9km) on Kollam–Sengottai Line.
The nearby airport is Trivandrum International Airport. (73 kms)
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