Kunnathur (Kerala)

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Kunnathur (Kunnattūr) is a taluk in Kollam District in the Indian state of Kerala.

The capital of Kunnathur taluk is Nediyavila.A place named Sasthamcottah of this taluk, is known for its freshwater lake and attractions. The Kallada River flows eastward within Kunnathur near the Kokkamkave Durga Devi Temple. It is within the border of the Kollam and Pathanamthitta Districts.Kunnathur is the smallest taluk in Kerala.

Settlements

Kunnathur consists of the regions of Nediyavila, Manampuzha, Puthanambalam, Iverkala, Panamthoppu, Ezhammile (7th stone)and Thuruthikkara, Karimthottuva, Karalimukk, Kangattu,Kadapuzha Bridge, Chittumala........ Muthupilakadu, Bharanicavu, Patharam,Chakkuvally.Sasthamcotta, Anjilmood,Ics, Mynagappally,Venga,Kovoor,Vilanthra,

Religion

Kunnathur has several Hindu temples, like Nediyavila Devi temple, Kokkamkavu Durga Devi temple, Puthanambalam Devi temple, Thalappil Devi temple, Karimpinpuzha Shiva temple and Malanada [duriyodhana] temple.

An Christian MARTHOMA SYRIAN CHURCH -ഇമ്മാനുവേൽ മാർത്തോമാ ചർച്ച തുരുത്തിക്കര ,Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church തുരുത്തിക്കര. An Christian Orthodox church, commonly referred to as St.George Orthodox Church "സെന്റ് ജോര്ജ് ഓര്ത്ഡോക്സ്പള്ളി കുന്നത്തൂര് തോട്ടത്തുംമുറി" is there.

Changanacherry Library

Changanacherry Smaraka Grandhasala in Iverkala was the first library to open in Kunnathur. It is registered as a No-4 library with the Kerala Library Association, which started under the leadership of Sri. P N Panicker. Bhagavathy Vilasam Grandhasala is in Puthanampalam.

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Coordinates: 9°5′4.91″N 76°39′21.39″E / 9.0846972°N 76.6559417°E / 9.0846972; 76.6559417


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