(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
Numerous towns and cities have developed in the states of Indian subcontinent. In Kerala state also, one finds that quite a number of places have existed here as well. One such significant place is Kottuvally. It is a residential locale which lies under the jurisdiction of the district of Ernakulam.
No discussion of a town takes a concrete shape without the knowledge of its demographical scenario. Thus after conducting surveys in Kottuvally the demographers have succeeded in highlighting the updated facts that are related its demography.
A special mentioning can be given of the census report that has been issued forth in the year 2001. Data viz. literacy rate, population status etc can be deciphered from this report. According to this report, Kottuvally has shown a population count of 37,884. Out of it, male populace constitutes 49 %. However female populace constitutes 51 %. It only indicates that females are more in number than that of males.
Since literacy rate gauges the growth and development of a particular town the high literacy rate of Kottuvally too emphasizes its development and prosperity. In other words Kottuvally's average literacy rate is 84 % and it is higher than 59.5 %, India's average literacy rate. Specifications about male and female literacy rates too have been deduced from the report. Thus male literacy rate constitutes 86 %. Female literacy rate is also as high as 83 %. From this report, information about the children who are living in Kottuvally also can be identified. Thus children who are below six years of age constitute 10 % of the population.
Primary tourist locale is Kottuvallikkavu Bhagavati Temple, which has been constructed by Kottaukal Padanayar. Kottuvallikkavu Kumbha Bharani is an annual festival of Kottuvally. At that time myriads of pilgrims visit Kottuvally. Aluva Shiva Temple, which is situated in the near by region, is also a landmark.
Access points of Kottuvally are also significant. For facilitating connectivity, Kottuvally is well linked by rails and airports. One takes the service of Cochin International Airport, which lies within the range of 28 km. Also Aluva Railway Station lies in close proximity.