Eramalloor

Eramalloor is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Eramalloor

ezhupunna
village
Eramalloor is located in Kerala
Eramalloor
Eramalloor
Location in Kerala, India
Eramalloor is located in India
Eramalloor
Eramalloor
Eramalloor (India)
Coordinates: 9°49′0″N 76°18′0″E / 9.81667°N 76.30000°E / 9.81667; 76.30000Coordinates: 9°49′0″N 76°18′0″E / 9.81667°N 76.30000°E / 9.81667; 76.30000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyGram panchayat
 • MLAAdv. A.M. Arif (2006-2011, reelected in 2011)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total28,223
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688537
Telephone code0478
Vehicle registrationKL32
Nearest cityKochi
Literacy100%%
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAroor
ClimateMonsoon (Köppen)

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census, Eramalloor had a population of 28223 with 14187 males and 14036 females.[1]

GeographyEdit

Eramalloor is a place in Ezhupunna village located on the NH47 Highway linking Kanyakumari and Salem. It is near the coast, with a landscape characterised by salty ponds (known locally as "Kandom") and larger ponds used for fishing (known as "Chaal"). It lies along the backwaters of Alapuzha, and is situated next to Ezhupunna near the model tourism village at Kumbalangi and the beach at Chellanam.

AdministrationEdit

Administratively, Eramalloor falls under the Ezhupunna panchayat (local village administrative body) of the Alapuzha District.

Industry and economyEdit

The village is famous for sea food processing industries, such as Torry Harris, Premier, AFDC and Diamond Seafoods. Agriculture has declined in the past years, with the paddy fields giving way for shrimp cultivation or to be reclaimed for housing.

Educational InstitutionsEdit

  • NSLP (Kattisseri) School
  • ECEK Union, Chammanad
  • Santa Cruz Public School

Places Of WorshipEdit

  • Thottappalli Sreekrishna Temple
  • Paingakulam Sree Partha Sarathi Temple
  • Konanadu Devi Temple
  • Subramania swamy temple
  • Sree Dharma Shastha Temple, Chammanadu
  • Kannukullangara Temple
  • Kanjirathinkal Sree Khandakarna Devi Temple
  • Chammanad Devi Temple
  • Kizhakke Chammanad Devi Temple
  • Sree krishna temple Sreenarayanapuram
  • Saraswathi Temple
  • baalasubramanya swamy temple
  • St. Jude Church
  • St. Joseph Church
  • St. Francis Xavier's Church
  • Masjid Rifai

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "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.CS1 maint: others (link)