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Panamattom
പനമറ്റം
Village
Panamattom is located in Kerala
Panamattom
Panamattom
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°36′N 76°44′E / 9.60°N 76.74°E / 9.60; 76.74Coordinates: 9°36′N 76°44′E / 9.60°N 76.74°E / 9.60; 76.74
Country India
State Kerala
District Kottayam
Taluk Kanjirappally
Government
 • Type Democracy
 • Body Panchayat
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 10,032
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 686522
Telephone code 04828
Vehicle registration KL 34, KL 05

Panamattom or Panamattam is a large village in Kerala, India, a part of Kottayam district. It is located in Kanjirappally Taluk. Ponkunnam, Kanjirappally and Pala are nearby places of Panamattom. This place is famous for its fertile land and also rubber plantations. The main village Panchayat is Elikkulam Panchayat. This village is also called God's own village.

Geography[edit]

Panamattom is located at 9°35′N 76°44′E / 9.583°N 76.733°E / 9.583; 76.733.

Climate[edit]

Panamattom has a good climate. In winter season, it is little bit cold (25°Celsius high 21°Celsius low) and in summer season, it is little hot (30°Celsius high 26°Celsius low). Panamattom has mostly the monsoon climate.

Rubber plantation in Panamattom

Temples[edit]

Religion in Panamattom
Religion Percent
Hindu
  
94.3%
Christian
  
3.5%
Islam
  
2.2%
  • Panamattom Devi Temple is a famous temple located in Panamattom . Shiva, Parvati and Bhadrakali are being worshiped in Panamattom Devi Temple. Every Year, festivals are being celebrated here.
  • In Panamattom, there are many tharavad (traditional houses)in earlier days. One such tharavad in here is called Kuzhikkattu tharavadu. In behind of this tharavad, there is a temple called Kuzhikattu temple.
  • Vadakara Temple is also located in Panamattom. It is one of the oldest temples in Kottayam district.
  • Veliyannur Temple is also situated in Panamattom. This is also one of the famous temples in Kottayam district. Lord Ayyappa is being worshipped here.
  • Kaniyanparambil Temple was also located in Panamattom in earlier days. But today, we can find only its trace.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2012 India census, Panamattom has a population of 10,032 with 4,991 (48%) males and 5,041 (52%) females. Panamattom has an average literacy rate of 95.2%.

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

2nd mile Bus Stop is just 1 km away from Panamattom. Daily, there are many buses going to Pallickathode, Anicad, Ponkunnam, Kanjirappally, Changanassery, Kottayam etc.

Railway[edit]

Kottayam Railway Station (37 km), Changanassery Railway Station (40 km), Kuruppumthara Railway Station (42 km), Kaduthuruthy Railway Station (45 km) and Thiruvalla Railway Station (47 km) are the nearest railway stations of Panamattom.

Air[edit]

The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport (88 km).

References[edit]


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2 news items

onmanorama

onmanorama
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 03:48:45 -0800

Panamattom”, named after the poet's native place is an instance. The poet's ruminations over the past and a search for an identity as a social being is clearly evident in the poem. Even as mostly being a conversation within oneself, the poems never go ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:31:45 -0800

KOTTAYAM: Activists of the CPM, DYFI and AIYF waved black flags and pelted eggs at Finance Minister K M Mani at Panamattom near Ponkunnam on Monday. The incident was reported around 11.45 am, while Mani came to inaugurate the ...
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