Sasthamkotta

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Sasthamkotta

Sasthamcotta
village
Evening at Sasthamcotta Lake
Evening at Sasthamcotta Lake
Coordinates: 9°2′36.17″N 76°37′31.01″E / 9.0433806°N 76.6252806°E / 9.0433806; 76.6252806Coordinates: 9°2′36.17″N 76°37′31.01″E / 9.0433806°N 76.6252806°E / 9.0433806; 76.6252806
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKollam
Population
 (2001)
 • Total32,330
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
[PIN
690521
Telephone code0476
Vehicle registrationKL-61
Nearest cityKollam, karunagappally town
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKunnathur
Websitewww.sasthamcotta.com
Shasthamkotta boat jetty
Shasthamkotta Railway Station
Shasthamkotta Lake

Sasthamkotta is a village in the Kunnathoor, Kollam district, Kerala, India. Kunnathoor taluk headquarters is located at Sasthamkotta. Sasthamkotta Lake is the largest fresh water lake in Kerala.

Tourism[change | change source]

The place is naturally beautiful and is surrounded by hills and valleys. The major feature of this region is the fresh water lake.

Monkey Temples[change | change source]

One of the features of Sasthamcotta temple is the abundance of monkeys that camp around. Because of that Sasthamcotta is famous for Monkeys.

Railways[change | change source]

Sasthamkotta railway station is the major train station here.

Notable Personalities from Sasthamcotta[change | change source]

  • K. R. Meera
  • Abdul Nasser Mahdani
  • C.P. Rajasekharan Journalist& Writer
  • Ravi Saraswathi (Author & IT Executive)
  • Joel M George
  • Prof.C.Chandramathi,Short story Writer
  • Dr.G.Sumithran
  • V.B Unnithan
  • Neelakandaru
  • Murari M. Pillai

Other websites[change | change source]

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