Thrikkaruva

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Thrikkaruva
village
Thrikkaruva is located in Kerala
Thrikkaruva
Thrikkaruva
Location in Kerala, India
Thrikkaruva is located in India
Thrikkaruva
Thrikkaruva
Thrikkaruva (India)
Coordinates: 8°56′38″N 76°36′14″E / 8.943792°N 76.603933°E / 8.943792; 76.603933Coordinates: 8°56′38″N 76°36′14″E / 8.943792°N 76.603933°E / 8.943792; 76.603933
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKollam
Population
 (2001)
 • Total24,823
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL-

Thrikkaruva is a village in Kollam district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Thrikkaruva had a population of 24823 with 12048 males and 12775 females.[1]

Thrikkaruva is diametrically around 10 Kilometers from Kollam City and 28 km away from Paravur town. On the far end Ashtamudi lake serves as its boundary and on the south Thrikkadavoor panchayath. Thrikkaruva is part of the new backwater tourism route designed with financial assistance from the Central Government. Main township in Thrikkaruva is Kanjavely, on the way to Prakkulam from Kollam.Trikkaruva Juma Masjid is the oldest mosque in Trikkaruva. Thrikkaruva Sri Bhadrakali Devi Temple is a very old and famous worship place for Hindus. Another important one is Ashtamudi Sri Veerabhadra Swami temple. Both these God's are considered as siblings and protectors of the land by the villagers.

References[edit]

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