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Kottanad
town
Kottanad Pranamalakavu Devi Temple
Kottanad Pranamalakavu Devi Temple
Country  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
 • Density 889/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689615
Telephone code 91-(0)469-XXX XXXX
Nearest city Ranni
Sex ratio 1.091 /
Literacy 84.76%
Lok Sabha constituency Pathanamthitta
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ranni
Civic agency Kottanad Grama Panchayath

Kottanad is a village in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala, India.

Religion

Kottanad's major religions are Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam.

Climate

Like the other parts of the state, Kottanad has a wet and maritime tropical climate. The region receives most of the rain from the South-West monsoon and the North-East monsoon. Summer is from March to May. During these times the place receives locally developed thundershowers. Due to the higher elevation, the climate is cooler towards the eastern area.

Economy

Rubber trees in Kerala, India
Rubber Trees in a Plantation

The economy of Kottanad is mainly from agriculture. Kottanad is one of the rubber producing villages in Kerala. Other major crops are coconut, tapioca and pepper.

Facilities

Transport

The major mean of transportation of people in Kottanad is public transportation system, KSRTC as well as private bus services.

Administration

Kottanad Village is a part of Pathanamthitta district administration. The Kottanad village office is in Perumpetty.

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