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|— town —|
|• Body||Kumbalam Municipal Panchayath|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|• Density||1,161/km2 (3,010/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Ernakulam|
|Civic agency||Kumbalam Municipal Panchayath|
|Climate||Tropical monsoon (Köppen)|
|Avg. summer temperature||35 °C (95 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||20 °C (68 °F)|
Kumbalam is a region in the urban agglomeration of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. A water bound country-side, bound by the Vembanad Lake, as well as the fast encroaching city of Kochi, Its just 5 Minutes ferry ride to Kochi city.Kumbalam is progressively being transformed into an urban region, becoming part of the city. In local administration, Kumbalam is a municipal panchayat, yearning to be dissolved into the Corporation of Kochi in steps.
Kumbalam is a beautiful island in Ernakulam District, Kerala. It lies around 1 km on a ferry ride from city of Kochi. The place is noted for its scenic beauty and calm atmosphere. Realising the scope of tourism in this region, the central government had sponsored a project for the development of Kumbalam. Kumbalam is also noted for the turtle community inhabiting its waters. Kumbalam can be accessed by local buses from Kochi. Kumbalam Railway Station serves this area, which is just 5KM from Ernakulam Junction on Allepey line. NH 66 Panvel-Kanyakumari passes through Kumbalam.Ernakulam Junction Railway Station and Cochin International Airport are the nearest major railhead and airport.
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