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|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Alappad village is a ward of the Alappad panchayat consists of various wards/places such as Srayikkadu, Azheekkal, Kuzhithura, Parayakadavu, Cheriazheekkal, Pandarathuruthu.
Portions of the village were damaged during the 2004 tsunami. Many people died. After the tragedy, the state government realized the need for more bridges, and constructed one bridge at northern Azheekal, and another one at Cheriyazhekkal.
Demographics – 2011 census data
|0–6 age group||1,999||9.23% of population|
|Female sex ratio||1026||state av=1084|
|literacy rate||95.52 %||state av=94.0|
|Male literacy||95.88 %|
|Female literacy||95.18 %|
Temples act as places of worship, and temple committees play a crucial role in temple administration and festivals which play important role in social life.
Mata Amritanandamayi, renowned Hindu Sanyasin, spiritual leader and philanthropist was born in Parayakadavu. Mata Amritanandamayi Math is in Parayakadavu.
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