Valathungal

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Valathungal
വാളത്തുംഗല്‍
Valathumgal
Neighbourhood
Valathungal is located in Kollam
Valathungal
Valathungal
Valathungal is located in Kerala
Valathungal
Valathungal
Valathungal is located in India
Valathungal
Valathungal
Location in Kollam, India
Coordinates: 8°51′30″N 76°37′43″E / 8.858199°N 76.628695°E / 8.858199; 76.628695
Country  India
State Kerala
City Kollam
Government
 • Body Kollam Municipal Corporation(KMC)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691011
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

Valathungal (Malayalam: വാളത്തുംഗല്‍) or Valathumgal is a neighbourhood and suburb of Kollam city in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] It is the 30th ward in Kollam Municipal Corporation.[2] Valathungal is a fairly densely populated area of the city.[3] Eravipuram railway station is very close to Valathungal.

Importance[edit]

Valathungal lies close to the city's major transportation hubs, the presence of a significant number of schools and religious worship centres in the area have increased Valathungal's importance among the neighbourhoods of Kollam.[4][5] The government VHSS and Boys High School are two of the important schools in the locality.[6] Valathungal is about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Pallimukku, which is on National Highway-66.[7]

There were previously two different municipal councils for the huge Valathungal area (Valathungal West and Valathungal East), which in 2005 merged to form a single council.[8] Valathungal council is in the Eravipuram zone of Kollam Municipal Corporation, the Eravipuram Government Homoeo Pharmacy is loctated in Valathungal.[9]

Location[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Valathungal B.O - India Post". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Councils - Kollam Municipal Corporation". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Page:46 - Kollam City Development Plan-2041" (PDF). Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Govt.Boys H.S.S. Valathungal - Mathrubhumi Education". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "VHSE Schools - Kollam". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "VHSS Valathungal - Tender Tiger". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Valathungal - Kerala Tourism". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "LDF wins two-thirds majority in corporation - The Hindu". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "GHD - KGHPO". Retrieved 16 February 2015.