Vakkom is a area of Trivandrum Metropolitan Area near Kadakkavoor in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, India.[2] It is 35 km north of Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. Vakkom panchayat is surrounded by back waters (Kayal). Neighbouring panchayats are Anjengo, Kadakkavoor, Vettoor, Cherunniyoor and Manampoor. The towns within 9 km are Varkala and Attingal. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Kadakkavoor (1 km) is the nearest railway station.

Vakkom
village
Vakkom is located in Kerala
Vakkom
Vakkom
Location in Kerala, India
Vakkom is located in India
Vakkom
Vakkom
Vakkom (India)
Coordinates: 8°41′N 76°46′E / 8.69°N 76.77°E / 8.69; 76.77Coordinates: 8°41′N 76°46′E / 8.69°N 76.77°E / 8.69; 76.77
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictThiruvananthapuram
TalukasChirayinkeezhu
Government
 • BodyGram panchayat
 • Panchayat PresidentThajunnisa
Area
 • Total5.6 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total20,899
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
695308[1]
Telephone code91 (0)470
Vehicle registrationKL 16
Literacy90.6%%
Lok Sabha constituencyATTINGAL
Legislative constituencyAttingal
Distance from Thiruvananthapuram35 kilometres (22 mi) N (land)
Distance from Attingal8 kilometres (5.0 mi) W (land)
Distance from Kollam48 kilometres (30 mi) S (land)

The total area of Vakkom is 5.06 km2.

At the 2011 India census, Vakkom had a population of 19,267 with 8,319 males and 10,948 females.[3]

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "India Post: Pincode Search". Retrieved 16 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  3. ^ Census India 2011