Pathanapuram Engineering College
|Named for||elephant town|
|• Body||Gram panchayath|
|• Total||24.20 km2 (9.34 sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, Tamil|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||KL-02, KL-25, KL-77|
|Nearest city||Pathanamthitta Adoor Kottarakara Punalur|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Mavelikara|
Geography[change | change source]
Pathanapuram is spread over an area of 24.20 km2 (9.34 sq mi).
Demographics[change | change source]
Transport[change | change source]
The area is connected to the rest of the state by bus services of KSRTC. The nearest railway stations to the town are Chengannur, Kollam, Kayamkulam, Punalur and Avaneeswaram. KSRTC sub depot also in Pathanapuram near Forest Range Office. Nearest airport is Trivandrum (80 km).
Politics[change | change source]
Pathanapuram assembly constituency is a part of the Mavelikkara Loksabha Constituency. Kodikunnil Suresh is the present member of parliament who won the 2014 Indian general election. Pathanapuram is also the home constituency of actor turned politician K. B. Ganesh Kumar. He is the current M. L. A. from Pathanapuram.
Tourism[change | change source]
Pathanapuram lies on the border of the Periyar National Park.
Education[change | change source]
Educational institutions in Pathanapuram include:
- St.Stephen's HSS Pathanapuram
- Mount Tabor Girls HSS Pathanapuram,
- MTLPS Pathanapuram
- Mount Tabor Training College Pathanapuram
- Mother Susan EMLPS Pathanapuram
- Al-Ameen Public School Pathanapuram
- St.Mary's Senior Secondary School Pathanapuram
- St.Stephen's college Maloor
- University Institute Of Technology Pathanapuram
- College of engineering Pathanapuram
References[change | change source]
- "District Census Handbook - Kollam" (PDF). Census of India. p. 138. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
- "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2009. Retrieved 2008-10-20.
- "Election 2011: Pathanapuram Constituency Result". India Ballot. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
- "Pathanapuram election results". Newsreporter.in. 2011-05-13. Archived from the original on 2013-04-23. Retrieved 2018-05-14.