Kallambalam

Kallambalam is a suburb of Varkala Town situated in Varkala Taluk of Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. Kallambalam joints Varkala with National Highway 66. It is 36 km north from state capital city Trivandrum, 30 km south of Kollam city, 8 km East of Varkala and 12 km West of Kilimanoor.

Kallambalam

കല്ലമ്പലം
Town
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictThiruvananthapuram
TalukVarkala Taluk
Government
 • BodyNavaikulam, Chemmaruthy, & Karavaram Panchayats
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
Telephone code04702
Vehicle registrationKL-81
Nearest cityVarkala, Thiruvananthapuram
Niyamasabha constituencyVarkala
Civic agencyNavaikulam
Climatenormal (Köppen)

GeographyEdit

It is located at 8°45′39″N 76°47′46″E / 8.76083°N 76.79611°E / 8.76083; 76.79611. In recent old days there were a stone rest place like bus stop. From this the name kallambalam came into existence ("kall" means stone in Malayalam).Kallambalam is situated at National Highway 66. it is northern most town of Thiruvananthapuram District.Kallambalam town is came under the administrative control of three grama panchayaths. They are OTTOR GRAMA PANCHAYTH, KARAVARAM GRAMA PANCHAYATH AND NAVAIKULAM GRAMA PANCHAYTH.

LocationEdit

Kallambalam is on the National Highway 66. It is near Varkala (10 km) and Attingal (11 km). Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. Nearest Railway station is Varkala Sivagiri Railway Station. It is around 41 km north of Thiruvananthapuram City and 30 km south of Kollam City, Kallambalam is the main commercial center after attingal and Kollam, Kallambalam shared the border of three Grama panchayaths, Karavaram, Navaikulam and Ottoor. Nearest KSRTC Bus stand Attingal. Kaduvayil Juma Masjith, Navaikulam Valiyapalli, Sri Sankaranarayana Temple Navailkulam, Sree Ulakudayaperumal Thampuran Temple Mullaramcode etc are the main temples and mosques in and around Kallambalam

ReferencesEdit

Adv Kallambalam R Rakesh ( Rakesh Ramachandran) is an Advocate from kallambalam who is familiar to the public through the famous Bar Bribery case in Kerala. He is the founder of Associated Lawyers Network an all india network of lawyers spread all over India.

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kallambalam got ite name from a small temple which is made up of stones. Now the temple has vanished off during the development of kallambalam. Navaikulam Sree Shankaranarayanaswamy Temple is a very famous traditional temple nearby Kallambalam, and the distance is around 1.5km only.kallambalam near school in GVHSS njekkad.