Talukas in Kottayam district:

About Kottayam district:

Kottayam is a district in Kerala state, India. The total area of the district is 2,203 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1979384 living in houses, among them male population is 970140 and female population is 1009244. Sex ratio of the district is 1039 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 97.21%.

Kottayam district vehicle registration code is KL 05. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kottayam.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • Consumption less than 250 Units - 1 to 50 units = Rs.2.80 per unit, 51 to 100 units = Rs.3.20 per unit, 101 to 150 units = Rs.4.20 per unit, 151 to 200 units = Rs.5.80 per unit, 201 to 250 units = Rs.7.0 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 250 and 300(all units) - 1 to 300 units = Rs.5.0 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 300 and 350(all units) - 1 to 350 units = Rs.5.70 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 350 and 400(all units) - 1 to 400 units = Rs.6.10 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 400 and 500(all units) - 1 to 500 units = Rs.6.70 per unit
  • For Monthly units above 500(all units) - 1 and above units = Rs.7.50 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Onam, Vishu, Navaratri, Deepavali, Maha Shivaratri, Christmas, Easter, Milad Sherif, Ramadan, Bakrid, Thiruvathira, are the major festivals celebrated in Kottayam district.

Kottayam Cuisine:

Ada, Appam, Avial, Chakkavaratti, Chatti Pathiri, Egg roast, Idiyappam, Injipuli, Kaalan, Kerala pachadi, Kheer, Kichadi, Kinnathappam, Koottukari, Kozhukkatta, Matta rice, Molagoottal, Olan, Paddu, Pathiri, Pesaha Appam, Pidiyum kozhiyum, Puttu, Sadhya, Tapioca chips, Thalassery biryani, Theeyal, Thoran, Unnakai, Unni appam, Vinyali are few of the many varieties of Kottayam.

Top tourist places in Kottayam:

Places of interest in Kottayam:

Vagamon, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple , Illikkal Kallu, Discs & Machines - Sunny's Gramophone Museum, Elaveezhapoonchira, Tomb Of Saint Alphonsa, Thangal Hill, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kottayam Cheriapally (St. Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church), Malliyoor Sri Maha Ganapathi Temple, Kumaranalloor Bhagavathy Temple, Mahatma Gandhi University, Saraswathy Temple, Thazhathangady Juma Masjid, St Mary's Knanaya Church, Ayodhya house boat, Panachickkadu Saraswathi Temple, Mozart Art Gallery, Clay Art Cafe, St. Dominic's Cathedral, Panachikkadu Dakshina Mookambika Saraswathi Temple, Ganapathiyar Kovil Temple, Poonjar Palace, JYES Farms, Subramania Swami Temple, Pallippurathu Kavu Temple, Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre, Kottathavalam are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Coconut, rubber, tea, coffee, pepper, cardamom, areca nut, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, tapioca and Paddy are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Kottayam district:

  • Changanacheri
  • Chingavanam
  • Kaduturutti Hal
  • Kathuruthy Halt
  • Kanjiramittam
  • Kuruppan Tara
  • Kottayam
  • Ottakkal
  • Piravam Road
  • Vaikom

Insurance Companies in Kottayam:

  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited ,2nd Floor, Jacksons, Near Malayala Manorama Jn, Chelliozhukkam Lane,, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Royal Sundaram General Insurance Co. Limited , Door No : XII, 85 A - 25, Payyil Kohinoor Arcade, Samkranthy, Kottayam, Kerala 577201
  • Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd ,85/A , 20, Payyil Kohinoor, Arcade, Samkranthy Jn. M. C Road, Kottayam, Kerala 686016
  • Bharti axa Life Insurance Co Ltd ,madeena arcade baker junction
  • Reliance Life Insurance ,3rd floor Muthoot Crown plaza, TB Road,, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • UNITED INDIA INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED. Agency Portal ,Kanivelil Shopping Complex (Parking Area), Central Junction, Kaduthuruthy, Opp. St.Marys Church, Thaazhathupalli, Kaduthuruthy, Kaduthuruthy, Kottayam, Kerala 686604
  • The Oriental Insurance Company, DO 2 , Trio Chambers, Kanjikuzhi, Kottayam, Kerala 686004
  • Aviva Life Insurance ,Main Central Rd, Nagampadam, Kottayam, Kerala 686002
  • Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Limited , Kavalam Building, Near SBI , Kavalam Nagar, College Rd, Changanassery, Kottayam, Kerala 686101
  • Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited ,2nd Floor, Kattakayam Building, Opposite Muncipal Stadium, Pala, Kottayam, Kerala 686575
  • Exide Life Insurance Company Limited ,1st Floor, Cherukara Towers P.O, Collectorate, Kottayam, Kerala 686002
  • IDBI FEDERAL , 273 – I, 3rd Floor, Pulimoottil Arcade, Opposite Bharat Petroleum Pump, Kottayam-Kumily Rd, Kanjikuzhi, Kottayam, Kerala 686004

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kottayam:

  • Joseph and Paulose Lawyers ,Kaithayil Buildings, Parade Ground Rd, Collectorate, Kottayam, Kerala 686002
  • FAMILY LAWYERS ,Athirampuzha road, Court Junction, Ettumanoor, Kerala 686631
  • K.G. Purushothaman Nair ,Near Manorama Junction, Good Shepherd St, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • M/s. A.SIVAMANI KAIMAL & RANJIT.S.KAIMAL ,Logos Centre Buildings, Logos Junction, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Tharakan & George Associates ,kalarickal blgs, vedipura Lane, Kottayam, Kerala 686002
  • Koduvath Korason Associates ,West of Children's Park, Collectorate, Kottayam, Kerala 686002

Blood banks in Kottayam:

  • Rotary Blood Bank ,Kottayam Kumarakom Rd, Baker Hill, Kottayam, Kerala 686001

Trading companies in Kottayam:

  • Reliance Securities ,GR FLOOR PULIKAL TRADE CENTERNAGAMPADAMDistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686006
  • Reliance Securities ,1ST FLOORELAVUMKAL BUILDINGS KANJIRAPALLY POKARISUNKALDistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686507
  • Motilal Oswal ,THEKKUMKOVILKOTHAVARA P.O VAIKOMDistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686607
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,APPATTUVILAYILCOLLECTORATE P O KOTTAYAMDistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686002
  • ACUMEN CAPITAL MARKET (INDIA) LIMITED ,HOLY FAMILY FORANE CHURCH BUILDINGCP-3/684 NH 220 PONKUNNAMDistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686506
  • DAWNAY DAY AV SECURITIES PRIVATE LIMITED ,PONNUMPURAYIDAMVELLAPPAD PALA P.ODistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686575
  • DAWNAY DAY AV SECURITIES PRIVATE LIMITED ,ARANDEKKATHUTV PURAM P.O VAIKOMDistrict:Kottayam,KLPostcode:686741

Hotels in Kottayam:

  • Hotel Indraprastha Kottayam, S.H. Mount, Main Central Road, Kottayam, Kerala 686006
  • Hotel Aida, Aida Junction, M.C Road, Kottayam, Kerala 686039
  • Hotel Anjali Park,K.K Road, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Orchid Residency, Boat Jetty Road, Near SBI Bank, Pulimoodu Junction, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • The Lake Village Heritage Resort,Main Central Rd, Kodimatha, Kottayam, Kerala 686039
  • Hotel Nithya,Medical College Rd, Gandhi Nagar, Arpookara, Kerala 686008
  • Gitanjali Home Stay,Kottayam, Kerala 686002
  • Hotel Arcadia Kottayam,T.B. Road, Opp.KSRTC Bus Station, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Hotel Ambassador,District Hospital, Opp.., Kottayam-Kumily Rd, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Hotel Icon Classic,Arafa Tower SBT Junction, Near SBT Branch Main, Main Central Rd, Thirunakara, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • The Windsor Castle,Opp Gokullam Apartment, Kodimatha, Kottayam, Kerala 686013
  • Hotel Sakthi,Baker Hill, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Hotel Mali International,Near Railway Station, Railway Station Rd, Nagampadam, Kottayam, Kerala 686001
  • Hotel Varsha International Residency,Kuruppanthara, Kottayam, Kerala 686603

Theatres in Kottayam district:

  • Ashish Theatre - Thalayolaparambu, Thalayolaparambu
  • Baby Theatre - Kanjirapally, Kanjirapally
  • Grand Opera - Kanjirapally, Kanjirapally
  • Lotus - Ettumanoor, Ettumanoor
  • Metro Theatre - Police Station Road,, Erattupetta
  • Mundakayam Theatre - K K Road, Kanjirapally, Mundakayam
  • New Galaxy Theatre - Pioneer Corporation, Mundakayam
  • Nice Movie House - Thalayolaparambu, Thalayolaparambu
  • Pranav Theatre - Thalayolaparambu, Thalayolaparambu
  • Surya - Erattupetta, Erattupetta
  • Vismay Theatre - Thalayolaparambu, Thalayolaparambu

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Changanassery
Kanjirappally 209382 102682 106700
Kottayam
Meenachil
Vaikom 125092 61153 63939
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Andhra Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 5
3 Bank Of Baroda 6
4 Bank Of India 1
5 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
6 Canara Bank 32
7 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 23
8 Central Bank Of India 12
9 City Union Bank Limited 1
10 Corporation Bank 7
11 Dena Bank 1
12 Dhanalakshmi Bank 1
13 Federal Bank 56
14 HDFC Bank 9
15 ICICI Bank Limited 11
16 IDBI Bank 16
17 Indian Bank 6
18 Indian Overseas Bank 13
19 Indusind Bank 2
20 ING Vysya Bank 3
21 Karur Vysya Bank 1
22 Kerala Gramin Bank 28
23 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
24 Laxmi Vilas Bank 1
25 North Malabar Gramin Bank 23
26 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 2
27 Punjab National Bank 4
28 South Indian Bank 55
29 State Bank Of India 34
30 State Bank Of Mysore 1
31 State Bank Of Travancore 111
32 Syndicate Bank 12
33 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 2
34 UCO Bank 2
35 Union Bank Of India 16
36 United Bank Of India 1
37 Vijaya Bank 1
38 YES Bank 1