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Arumanoor

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Country  India
District  Kottayam
PIN  686568
Literacy  100%
Area code  0481
State  Kerala
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code  0481
Local time  Sunday 2:30 AM
Nearest city  Ettumanoor
Arumanoor
Weather  26°C, Wind NW at 0 km/h, 79% Humidity

Arumanoor (Malayalam: അറുമാനൂർ) is a village on the banks of the river Meenachil in Kerala, India. Situated between the towns of Ettumanoor and Ayarkunnam, the village has a population of 2000.

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Map of Arumanoor, Kerala

Landmarks

Major landmarks in the village include the State Bank of Travancore, Pattarmadom bridge, Arumanoor shappu, Mangalavartha Church, Paarekkadavu ferry, Theeppetty company, Goorkkandassary kavala and the great temple of Sri Krishna, which dates back to the 15th century.

History

Legend has it that the temple sported a copper-based flag tower that was covered with beaten sheets of gold. However, during the Islamic ransacking of Kerala by Mysore king Tipu Sultan the Nairs of all the surrounding villages dismantled the tower and laid it down in the depths of Meenachil river fearing its safety. Locals claim the post to be still visible in the river. Arumanoor Mangalavartha Church is also famous for its structural beauty.

Economy

The village has a post office, hospital, school, bank, Mineral water plant, Tappuzha water supply project. Sugarcane processing facility, internet facilities and a Vayasan club [Old men's club].

References

Arumanoor Wikipedia


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