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Kalarcode or Kalarkode is a village in Alappuzha district, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the town of Alappuzha. The village name derives from Kalyakroda Vilasam.

Kalarcode
village
Kalarcode Mahadeva Temple
Kalarcode Mahadeva Temple
Coordinates: 9°28′0″N 76°20′30″E / 9.46667°N 76.34167°E / 9.46667; 76.34167Coordinates: 9°28′0″N 76°20′30″E / 9.46667°N 76.34167°E / 9.46667; 76.34167
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688003
Telephone code0477
Vehicle registrationKL-
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest cityAlappuzha
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
ClimateTropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)

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DemographicsEdit

As of the 2001 Census of India, Kalarkode had a population of - with - males and - females.[1]

EducationEdit

Sanatana Dharma College is situated here, as are the Alappuzha centre of the Institute of Management in Kerala and the Kerala University Study centre.

TransportationEdit

It has connections to Alappuzha, Eranakulam, Changanassery and other parts of Kerala by a network of roads & rail. The nearest railway station is Alappuzha, 3.1 kilometres (1.9 mi). The nearest airport is KOCHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, 92.3 kilometres (57.4 mi). The famous Alappuzha - Changanassery (AC Road) starts from here. Alappuzha bye-pass, which is under construction in National Highway 66 (Old NH 47) also starts from here.[2][3]

Nearby placesEdit

  • Ambalapuzha
  • Alapuzha
  • Champakulam
  • Cherthala
  • Harippad
  • Sanathanapuram

AdministrationEdit

The village is part of Ambalapuzha assembly constituency for state elections. That in turn is part of the Alapuzha Lok Sabha constituency for national elections.

ReligionEdit

The Major Mahadeva temple is an important place of worship in this area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ "Kollam, Alappuzha bypass work to be re-tendered - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "The Hindu : Kerala / Alappuzha News : Work on Alappuzha bypass remains incomplete". www.thehindu.com.