Elampal

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Elampal
village
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKollam
Government
 • BodyVilakudy Grama Panchayat
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
691322
Telephone code+91 475
Vehicle registrationKL-25-
Nearest cityThiruvananthapuram
Lok Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Civic agencyVilakudy Grama Panchayat

Elampal[1] is a village in Kollam district of Kerala, India.It is known for its religious unity and festivals and rich heritage. Elampal means Young in Tamil. It lies on the Kollam-Thirumangalam National Highway (NH-744). The nearest town is Punalur. Pincode of Elampal 691322.[2]

Institutions[change | change source]

Elampal Government UPS under General Education Department of the Government of Kerala offers education from Standard I to VII. Elampal Service Cooperative Bank Limited and Federal Bank, Elampal(Ilambal, as they say) are the major banks in the locality. Valiyavila family was the landlords of this place with multiple business.They held the major land and property at this region.

Places of worship[change | change source]

The village has two temples: Kottaram Aayiravally Devi Temple and Elampal Mahadevar Temple, which is one of the very old temples in Kerala,Experts says the temples history dates back to The SANGHA era.A new temple is now being constructed at Thiruvazhi . Elampal has churches and mosques also including St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church, Elampal, Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church Marangadu, St. George Orthodox Church, Elampal, St. Thomas Malankara Catholic Church, Thiruvazhy.Church of God,

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vilakudy Village". www.onefivenine.com.
  2. "Pin Code of Elampal in Kollam, Kerala". www.mapsofindia.com.