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Pandalam
Panthalam
Municipality
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Nickname(s): Kurunthottayam
India  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta District
Area
 • Total 28.72 km2 (11.09 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 49,099
 • Density 1,709.58/km2 (4,427.8/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL 26(Adoor Sub RTO)

Pandalam is a town in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala, India.

Literacy

In 2011, literacy rate of Pandalam village was 96.74%. In Pandalam, male literacy rate was 97.84% while female literacy rate was 95.80%.

Colleges

  • NSS College Pandalam
  • Mannam Ayurveda Co-operative Medical College, Pandalam
  • NSS Polytechnic College, Pandalam
  • NSS Training College, Pandalam
  • NSS Nursing College, Pandalam

Schools

  • NSS Higher Secondary School
  • NSS High School for Girls
  • NSS LP & UP School
  • Govt Higher Secondary School, Thottakkonam
  • Eminence Public School
  • St. Thomas English Medium High School
  • Govt LP School, Poozhikkad
  • Amrita Vidyalayam, Kurampala
  • St.John's school Thumpamon

Hospitals

  • NSS Medical Mission Hospital
  • CM Hospital
  • Chitra Multi-Speciality Hospital
  • Mannam Ayurveda Hospital

Landmarks

Pandalam Bridge

Pandalam Bridge, popularly known as Kurunthottayam Bridge, is situated in Pandalam junction.

Pandalam Suspension Bridge

Pandalam Suspension Bridge, is a suspension bridge in Pandalam, that connects Pandalam with Kulanada.

Pandalam Palace

Pandalam Palace, placed on the banks of Achankovil river, was home to the royal family of Pandalam.

Notable people

Pandalam Kerala Varma
Pandalam Kerala Varma
  • Pandalam Kerala Varma: Poet
  • M. N. Govindan Nair: Former State Secretary of CPI, Former State Cabinet Minister and MP
  • V. S. Valiathan: Artist
  • Benyamin: Novelist
  • Dr. Biju: Film director
  • P. K. Manthri: Cartoonist
  • Kadammanitta Vasudevan Pillai: Padayani artist
  • Pandalam Sudhakaran: Former Kerala minister

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