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Small Town
Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 8°41′09″N 76°45′21″E / 8.6857°N 76.7557°E / 8.6857; 76.7557Coordinates: 8°41′09″N 76°45′21″E / 8.6857°N 76.7557°E / 8.6857; 76.7557

Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Talukas Chirayinkeezhu
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,362
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695306[1]
Telephone code 0470
Vehicle registration KL-01

Kadakkavoor is a developing small town in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[2]


As of 2001 India census, Kadakkavoor had a population of 25362 with 12199 males and 13163 females.[2]

Kadakkavoor, is a developing small town in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala.. This commercial and residential area is situated about 32 km north from the capital city Thiruvananthapuram and 33 km South of Kollam. The area covers a number of Shops, Banks, Commercial establishments Educational institutions, and Religious centers. The main landmarks are Kadakkavoor Railway Station, Over Bridge, Sndp Sakha669 Kadakkavur, Kadakkavur Sub Treasury, Syndicate Bank-Kadakkavoor branch, State Bank of Travencore-Kadakkavur Branch, The South Indian Bank Ltd.-Kadakkavoor Branch, Service Co-operative Bank, Kadakkavur Telephone Exchange, Kadakkavoor Police Station, Kadakkavur Sub Registrar Office, Kadakavoor K.S.E.B Office, Kadakkavoor Village Office, Kadakkavur Margin Free Market, Public Market, Post Office, Mission Hospital, Govt. Ayurvedadic Hospital, Apsala Ayurveda Hospital, R.R Dental Hospital, Janaki Nursing Home, Akshaya Shopping Complex, Rachana Printers, SSPB Higher Secondary School, S.N.V.Girls Higher Secondary School, Tolstoy Memorial Public School etc. Other landmarks are Sree Subramanya Swamy Temple (Thevaru Nada), Ayantavila Sree Mahalakshmi Temple, Oottuparambu Siva Temple, Ayyappan Kovil-Chekkalavilakom Junction, Kochuthitta Sree Bhadra Devi Temple, Ayyappan Temple-Overbridge, Mundavilakom Devi Temple, Kakkotu Sastha Temple, Krishnan Kovil (Vrindavanam Temple), Guruvihar etc.

Kayikkara, the birthplace of Mahakavi Kumaranasan, one of the famous triumvirate poets of Kerala, is nearby. Anjuthengu, a place of historic importance, is another attraction near this town.

Numerous temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are seen in this village. The village is emerging as a town now.

Regular buses are available for Attingal, Varkala, Chirayinkeezhu, Anchuthengu, Vakkom, Nilakkamukku, Mananakku, Anathalavattom, Kollampuzha, Kaikkara, Nedunganda, Plavazhikom, Vilabhagom, Vettur, Keezhattingal, Perumkulam, Palamkonam, Thoppichantha, Thottikkallu, Alamcodu, Venjaramoodu etc.

Kadakavur Railway Station is an important station between Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport.

This the birthplace of the nostalgic singer Brahmaanandan (Brahmanandan sang very few songs, but just about every one of them became a hit. A disciple of Kadakkavur Sundaram Bhagavathar and D. K. Jayaraman, he was a recipient of the All-India Radio Award for the best light music singer and the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi award.)


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