Kothanalloor is a village located in Vaikom Taluk of Kottayam District of Kerala, India. It is situated on the Kottayam-Ernakulam (Cochin) highway, 17.5 kilometers from Kottayam and 49.1 kilometers from Ernakulam. The nearest railway station is at Kuruppanthara, which is 3.9 kilometers away.
A paddy field in Kothanalloor village
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The latest census is ongoing as of May 2010.
Hinduism and Christianity are both practiced in Kothanalloor. The main places of worship are the Devi Temple (Vana Durga Devi), Sts.Gervasis & Prothasis Roman Catholic Syrian Church. and St.Marys Knanaya Catholic Church.
Emmanuel's High School Kothanalloor began as the 'Mudappa Vernacular (Secondary) School' in 1919. It has over 2500 students and employs more than 80 people.
Ramayana Ratnam Palakkaattu Gopalan Nair (late) was a famous Holi Epic Ramayanam Reader. He finished nearly 3000 ramayanam parayanam in different temples and received "ramayana ratnam" award. Late Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Mylapparambil established the vegetable market and schools besides reconstructing the current church building. His contribution to the spiritual renaissance of the locality is widely known. Prof. Dr. K. S. Mathew an eminant historian and Indo-Portuguese expert hails from, Nambiyakulam of Kothanalloor.
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