(Last Updated on : 28-07-2010)
Vast continent of India is thronged with cities and towns. In the state of Kerala, one comes across several towns as well. Kokkothamangalam is a residential area, which is built in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. In Alappuzha district. Kokkothamangalam lies on the western coast of Vembanad Lake at Cherthala . Some even identifies Kokkothamangalam as Kokkomangalam.
Identification of a town or city in India becomes half hearted unless and until one gets enough information about the demography of that particular place. Thus to achieve this target, a handful of demographers have been appointed so as to conduct surveys and research works in Kokkothamangalam. On the basis of their findings, they have successfully prepared comprehensive thus throwing light on certain demographical aspects like population status, literacy rate etc. The prominent one is the Census report that has been brought out in the year 2001. As per this report, the total population of
Kokkothamangalam showed a total population count of 16,852. Interestingly, the number of females is more than that of females. This is evident from their literacy rates. In other words , in Kokkothamangalam female populace constitutes 51 % . Male population is less thus constituting 49 %. In Kokkothamangalam place , 10 % of the total population is below six years of age.
How much a town in India has achieved development is quite evident from its literacy condition. In other words , literacy rate is a vital indicator for gauging the growth and prosperity of a town. Since Kokkothamangalam's average literacy rate is 85 %, which is much higher than that of India , it rightly affirms its growth and development. 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of India. Not only that the status of male and female literacy rates too are quite high. Male literacy rate is 88 %, and female literacy rate is also no les insignificant thereby constituting 82 %.
The scenic beauty of this Kokkothamangalam enhances the inflow of tourists every year. One of the 2 two important churches in the Arch Diocese of Ernakulam has been built here Devotees of varied religion , caste and creed, go this church in Kokkothamangalam.
To facilitate easy accessibility, Kokkothamangalam is connected with other places of India by rails and airports. Cochin International Airport and 'Cherthala Railway Station on the Ernakulam- Alappuzha line' lie in close vicinity.