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Kokkamangalam

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Country  India
District  Alappuzha
PIN  685543
Local time  Friday 1:27 AM
State  Kerala
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration  KL-32
Kokkamangalam
Weather  25°C, Wind N at 0 km/h, 86% Humidity

Kokkothamangalam is a village in Alappuzha district of Kerala state, south India. It is situated in between Cochin and Kumarakom and on the western shore of Vembanad Lake, 5 km east of the town of Cherthala, which has the nearest railway station.

History

A church was erected near the village temple. The present church was rebuilt in 1900 on the same site. Local attractions include picnic boating at Kokkothamangalam. The long view of "Vembanad Lakeexpans" with green margin of coconut palms is also considered a must see. Kokkothamangalam village itself is a place of traditional coconut processing cottage industry and numerous small coir spinning units. Thanneermukkom saltwater barrier, Pathiramanal Island, Kumarakom bird sanctuary are among the places of interest nearby. The Cochin International Airport is 70 kilometers from Kokkothamangalam.

References

Kokkamangalam Wikipedia


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