PATHANAMTHITTA

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Mallappally (meaning "hill shrine" in Malayalam, from മല്ലൻ "Mallan" or "strong people" + "palli" or "shrine") is a taluk in Kerala state in India. It is one of the five taluks that make up the Pathanamthitta district. Historically a part of the kingdom of Travancore and called "Land of the BA graduates" due to English education imparted by Anglican missionaries in the 19th century, Mallappally is the original home of a large number of Non-resident Indians, and has one of the lowest population growth and highest literacy rates in India.

Most of the area is hilly with a midland climate. The Manimala River flows through the heart of the town and divides it into Mallappally West and Mallappally East. Mallappally taluk shares border with Kottayam district at Nedungadappally along a river stream named Kochuparamb Thodu. From the Pathanamthitta, Kozhencherry, Ranni side, the entrance to the town is at the Mallappally Bridge.

Taluk Population

1,197,412

Citizens

561,716.

Male Citizens

635,696.

Female Citizens


Area

13.7 sq mi

Total

10 sq mi

Land

3 sq mi

Water


Police Department

10

Full Time Officers

5

Part Time Officers

6

Dispatch Personnel

Important Telephone Numbers in Mallappally Taluk