Melila

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Melila
village
Melila is located in Kerala
Melila
Melila
Location in Kerala, India
Melila is located in India
Melila
Melila
Melila (India)
Coordinates: 9°0′30″N 76°51′0″E / 9.00833°N 76.85000°E / 9.00833; 76.85000Coordinates: 9°0′30″N 76°51′0″E / 9.00833°N 76.85000°E / 9.00833; 76.85000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKollam
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyGram panchayat
Population
 (2001)
 • Total22,529
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL-

Melila is a village in Kollam district in the state of Kerala, India.[1] It is situated along Vettikkavala - Elampal road. Melila temple is a well-known Hindu worship center in the region.[source?] Melila has dense rubber plantations around it. The nearest NH, National Highway 744 (India) is at Kunnicode. The nearest train station is Auvaneeswaram railway station.

Melila has been used as a location for a number of Malayalam movies, including Mutharamkunnu P.O. and Kottaram Veettile Apputtan.

Demographics[change | change source]

As of 2001 India census, Melila had a population of 22,529 with 10,770 males and 11,759 females.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-10. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)