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Vallamkulam

Vallamkulam is a small town located in Tiruvalla Taluk of Pathanamthitta district, Kerala state, India. The village is located 6 km from Tiruvalla town, on state highway 7.

Vallamkulam
town
Vallamkulam is located in Kerala
Vallamkulam
Vallamkulam
Location in Kerala, India
Vallamkulam is located in India
Vallamkulam
Vallamkulam
Vallamkulam (India)
Coordinates: 9°22′58″N 76°37′16″E / 9.38278°N 76.62111°E / 9.38278; 76.62111Coordinates: 9°22′58″N 76°37′16″E / 9.38278°N 76.62111°E / 9.38278; 76.62111
Country  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 689541[1]

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LocationEdit

The T.K. Road (Tiruvalla-Pathanamthitta-Kumbazha Road/SH-07) connects the town to other major towns. The place is within 5 km of Tiruvalla, and lies on the shores of the Manimala River (Manimalayar) in Eraviperoor Panchayat.[2]

AdministrationEdit

Vallamkulam presently belongs to Aranmula state constituency and the Pathanamthitta Parliament seat.

SchoolsEdit

Vallamkulam also has a good educational background as this small place includes a good number of L.P. and U.P. schools and a high school called National High School Vallamkulam located in Nannoor, just 2 km away.[3]

FacilitiesEdit

A number of good hospitals and dispensaries are available here which offer modern medical treatments alongside ayurvedic and homeopathic branches. The Karthika Nair Memorial N S S Ayurveda Hospital is in the town itself which provides all kinds of ayurvedic treatments. Karthika Nair Rehabilitation center for the disabled, located in Nannoor, is another establishment in the village.

EconomyEdit

Like most parts of the district, the village relies mostly on the income generated by the large expatriate community working in the Middle East and other countries around the globe. Vallamkulam has a significant influence on the development and rise of the Malayalam printing and publishing world for being the home to the Kandathil family of Malayala Manorama Daily.

TemplesEdit

Nannoor Devi Temple, Theloormala Kali Temple, Puthankauvmala Shiva Temple, Thiruvamanapuram Temple, Kurumala Kavu and St. Mary's Orthodox Church are the major religious attractions of Vallamkulam.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pin codes of Pathanamthitta district, Pathanamthitta pincodes, Kerala zip code. WhereInCity.com. Retrieved on 2008-06-26.
  2. ^ "Concrete bridge for Vallamkulam". The Hindu. 21 June 2005. Retrieved 15 August 2018. 
  3. ^ Educational District: Thiruvalla (PDF). Dept. of Education, Govt. of Kerala. Retrieved on 2008-06-26