Idukki township

Idukki is a township in Idukki district near to the district headquarter Painavu in the state of Kerala, southern India. The township consists of the towns of Cheruthony, Painavu (district capital), Thadiyampadu, Idukki proper and Vazhathope. Idukki town is an administrative town but the district headquarters is located at Painavu.

Idukki Town
Highrange
Cheruthoni junction
Cheruthoni junction
Nickname(s): 
Highrange
Coordinates: 9°51′N 76°58′E / 9.85°N 76.97°E / 9.85; 76.97Coordinates: 9°51′N 76°58′E / 9.85°N 76.97°E / 9.85; 76.97
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictIdukki district
Government
 • TypePanchayat
Population
 (2001)
 • Total11,347
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL-06
Nearest cityKattappana, Thodupuzha

The town is also a tourist Spot with Idukki dam, Asia's largest Arch dam and Cheruthony dam, Kerala's biggest dam. River Periyar flows through the heart of the town.

Nearby placesEdit

Cities


Towns
  1. Rajamudy

PopulationEdit

  • Demographics - According to the census data of 2001, Idukki Township has a population of 11,347 in which 5925 are men and 5422 are woman.
  • The town has 98.26% literacy.
  • Religion - Its Saint George’s Cathedral is the episcopal see of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Idukki (an Eastern Catholic diocese, Chaldean = Syro-Oriental rite).

PoliticsEdit

Idukki Town is a part of Idukki (State Assembly constituency) and of India's federal Idukki (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2008.

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