Rajakkad

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Rajakkad
Town
Rajakkad is located in Kerala
Rajakkad
Rajakkad
Location in Kerala, India
Rajakkad is located in India
Rajakkad
Rajakkad
Rajakkad (India)
Coordinates: 9°57′50″N 77°6′0″E / 9.96389°N 77.10000°E / 9.96389; 77.10000Coordinates: 9°57′50″N 77°6′0″E / 9.96389°N 77.10000°E / 9.96389; 77.10000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictIdukki
Population
 (2011)
 • Total16,378
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
685566
Dialing Code04868
Vehicle registrationKL-69, KL-06,KL-37
Lok Sabha constituencyIdukki
Vidhan Sabha constituencyUdumbanchola

Rajakkad is a town in the Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala situated in the Western Ghats. It is one of Kerala's fastest growing towns.[1]

Economy[edit]

Most of Rajakkad's inhabitants depend on farming. The main crops are elaichi, black pepper, cardamom and ginger. Rajakkad is a tourist destination, offering Kallimali View Point, Ponmudi Dam, and Kuthumkal Waterfalls.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011, Rajakkad had a population of 16,378 with 8,219 males and 8,159 females.[1]

Transport[edit]

Private and KSRTC buses reach major cities such as Ernakulam, Kottayam, Muvattupuzha, Kattappana, Pala, Adimali and Kothamangalam. The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport 109.5 km away while the nearest railway station is Aluva 107 km away.

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • N.S.S College Rajakumari
  • Sanjo College (SCMAS),Mullakkanam Rajakkad
  • SSM College, Rajakkad
  • Nirmala College,Rajakkad
  • G-Tech Rajakkad
  • Govt.ITI Rajakkad
  • IHRD College Rajakkad

Schools[edit]

  • G.H.S.S Rajakkad
  • S.N.V.H.S.S NR City, Rajakkad
  • Christhujyothi Senior Secondary School Rajakkad
  • Govt.UPS Pazhayaviduthi,Rajakkad
  • Sharon Public School

Places of worship[edit]

  • Sree Mahadeva Temple, Rajakkad
  • Sree Bhadrakali Temple Kallimali, Rajakkad
  • Sree Bhadrakali Temple Mullakkanam, Rajakkad
  • Sree Narayana Temple NR City
  • Christuraj Forane Church Rajakkad
  • St.Marys Church N.R City, Rajakkad
  • St. Marys Jacobite Church Pazhayaviduthi, Rajakkad
  • Malankara Christian Church Rajakkad
  • Muhiyudheen juma masjid Mammattikkanam, Rajakkad
  • Town Masjid Rajakkad
  • CSI Church Pazhayaviduthi, Rajakkad

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.

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