Alappuzha District With Talukas: Alappuzha is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala in India. It was formed as Alleppey District on August 17, 1957. The name of the district was officially changed to Alappuzha in 1990. The district is a widely known tourist destination and is well known for its Coir factories. Most of Kerala's coir industries are situated in and around Alappuzha. The district is also known for its communist traditions. Alappuzha is on a landmass between the broad Arabian Sea and a network of rivers flowing into it. Snake boat races are the most significant traditional event in Alleppey. These spectacular regattas are usually held between August and October and involve long thin boats powered by up to 120 oarsmen. The most famous snake boat race is the Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Chemmeen was filmed in two villages in Alappuzha. In the opening credits, a written statement in Malayalam thanks the people of both villages.


Alappuzha District

Alappuzha District


According to the 2011 census, Alappuzha district has a population of 2,121,943. Alappuzha has a sex ratio of 1100 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 96.26%. In the 2001 Indian Census, the Hindu population is 69.08%, Christian 20.94, and Muslim 9.86. It has the highest population density among all districts of the state. There are one national highway NH66 in Alappuzha. Also, there are 8 state highways in this district. The presence of a lot of backwaters and canals makes water transport a popular means of transport. National Waterway-3 passes through Alappuzha. Alappuzha district has two railway lines. The city is accessible by air, rail, road and water. Cochin International Airport, which is 78 kilometers (48 mi) to the North, is the closest airport. Chettikulangara Bharani is the most important festival in Alappuzha district. The festival is one among the important temple festivals of Kerala. Padanilam Sivarathri is another important religious event in Alappuzha district.

Talukas in Alappuzha District

Cherthala Ambalappuzha
Karthikappally Mavelikkara
Chengannur Kuttanad

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