Vazhoor

Summary

Vazhoor is a town in Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India.It is a village, panchayat and block with headquarters at Kodungoor on NH183. Basically an agrarian community inhabits this part, whose income depends on rubber cultivation[1]

Vazhoor
Kodungoor
Town
Vazhoor is located in Kerala
Vazhoor
Vazhoor
Location in Kerala, India
Vazhoor is located in India
Vazhoor
Vazhoor
Vazhoor (India)
Coordinates: 9°33′50″N 76°42′22″E / 9.564020°N 76.706030°E / 9.564020; 76.706030Coordinates: 9°33′50″N 76°42′22″E / 9.564020°N 76.706030°E / 9.564020; 76.706030
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKottayam
Government
 • BodyVazhoor Panchayath
Elevation
90 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total22,982
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
686504
Telephone code0481
Vehicle registrationKL-33
Nearest cityKottayam
Lok Sabha constituencyPathanamthitta
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKanjirappally (erstwhile Vazhoor)
Civic agencyVazhoor Panchayath
Climatehumid tropical (Köppen)

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census, Vazhoor had a population of 23982 with 11722 males and 12260 females.[1] The total geographical area of village is 2860[2] hectares. There are about 6,110 houses in Vazhoor village.

As of 2011 India census, Vazhoor had a population of 23909 with 11634 males and 12275 females.[1]

EducationEdit

Vazhoor have a number of educational institutions. SVRNSS College is a Kerala Govt. aided college run by the Nair Service Society and it is affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. The college was started in 1965. The nearby campus includes the SVRNSS Higher secondary school and the SVRNSS primary school. Government High School Kodungoor and Government LP school are located near the block headquarters at Kodungoor.

Vidyananda vidya bhavan is located near the town towards pala.

MedicalEdit

Thiruvalla Medical Mission Hospital, Kodungoor. A Primary Health Centre, Govt veterinary & Govt. Homeo Dispensary are situated in the town. A few ayurvedic clinics and an allopathic clinic are situated in Vazhoor. There are also medical shops in Vazhoor.

TopographyEdit

Vazhoor also has a vital juncture connected by roadways at Kodungoor, to some major towns around in Kottayam. National Highway NH 183 (also containing State Highway SH 13 (KK ROAD) passes through Vazhoor.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Vazhoor Village in Changanassery (Kottayam) Kerala | villageinfo.in".