Maruthadi

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Maruthadi
മരുത്തടി
Maruthady
Neighbourhood
Maruthadi is located in Kerala
Maruthadi
Maruthadi
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°55′07″N 76°32′37″E / 8.918603°N 76.543561°E / 8.918603; 76.543561Coordinates: 8°55′07″N 76°32′37″E / 8.918603°N 76.543561°E / 8.918603; 76.543561
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Government
 • Body Kollam Municipal Corporation(KMC)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691003[1]
Vehicle registration KL-02
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Civic agency Kollam Municipal Corporation
Avg. summer temperature 34 °C (93 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 22 °C (72 °F)
Website http://www.kollam.nic.in

Maruthadi (Malayalam: മരുത്തടി) or Maruthady is a coastal town situated in the city of Kollam, Kerala, India.[2] The place is very famous in the state for its fishing activities,[3] the presence of Kattaka Kayal, a two-km long stream that once served as the lifeline for most of the commercial activities at Sakthikulangara and the 36-acre Vattakayal are making Maruthadi an important tourism spot in the city.[4]

Location[edit]

Kollam Port City Project[edit]

The Kerala Government has decided to develop the City of Kollam as a "Port City of Kerala", they have decided to do a face lift of the Maruthadi-Eravipuram area of the city as part of the "Kollam Port City" project. Sports, Fishing, Tourism and entertainment projects will be implemented in this region as part of the project[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Kollam PinCodes - Mapsofindia.com
  2. ^ [2] Council - Kollam Corporation
  3. ^ [3] Fisherman gets trapped in whirlpool, dies - Kaumudi Online
  4. ^ [4] A stream fading into history - The Hindu
  5. ^ "Kollam - Port City Project". 2013.