About Idukki District
Idukki District is one among 14 Districts of Kerala State ,India.
Idukki District Administrative head quarter is Painavu.
It is is Located 177 KM South towards
State capital Thiruvananthapuram .
Idukki District population is 1107453.
It is 13 th Largest District in the State by population.
Geography and Climate Idukki District
It is Located at Latitude-9.84, Longitude-76.9.
Idukki District is
sharing border with
Ernakulam District to the west ,
Kottayam District to the west ,
Theni District to the East
It is sharing Border with
Tamil Nadu State to the East
Idukki District occupies an area of approximately 5105.22 square kilometres.
. Its in the 28 meters to 19 meters elevation range.This District belongs to
Southern India .
Climate of Idukki District
It is Hot in summer.
Idukki District summer highest day temperature is in between
30 ° C to 34° C .
Average temperatures of
January is 28 ° C ,
February is 28 ° C ,
March is 29 ° C ,
April is 30 ° C ,
May is 30 ° C
DemoGraphics of Idukki District
Malayalam is the Local Language here.
Also People Speaks English .
Idukki District is divided into 8 Taluks ,
19 Panchayats , 811 Villages.
Devikulam Taluk is the Smallest Taluk by population with
Thodupuzha Taluk is the Biggest Taluk by population with
Census 2011 of Idukki District
Idukki district Total population is 1107453 according to census 2011.Males are 552070 and Females are
555383 .Literate people are 732691 among total.Its total area is 5105.22 km².
It is the 13 th largest district in the state by Population .
But 1 st Largest District in the state By Area.
413 rd Largest District in the Country By Population.
11 th highest District in the State By literacy rate.
17 th highest District in the Country By literacy rate.its literacy Rate is 92.2
Idukki District Tourism
Sita Devi Lake ,
Tea Plantations ,
Chinar Wildlife Sanctuary ,
Idukki Arch Dam ,
Malankara Reservoir ,
Cheruthoni Dam ,
Rock Climbing and Rappelling ,
Mattupetti Dam ,
Murugan Mala Temple ,
Pattumalai Church ,
Kurisumala Church ,
are the Tourist destinations to Visit.
Temples in Idukki District
Ayyappa Swamy Temple ,
Srikrishna Swamy Temple ,
Kanjiramattam Sri Mahadeva Temple, ,
Karikkode Sri Bhagavathy Temple, ,
Uravappara Sri Subhrahmanya Temple ,
Annamala Nathar Temple ,
Muthaliyar Madam Temple ,
Thachukuzhikavu Annapoorneswari-Bhadrakali-Navagraha Temple ,
Sri Narasimha Swami Temple ,
Nellikkavu Bhagavathi Temple ,
Alppara Sri Uma-Maheswara Temple ,
Kaippilli kavu Sri Durga temple ,
thrikkekkunnu Mahadeva Temple ,
Kolani Sree Krishna Swamy Temple, ,
Amaramkavu Devi Temple, ,
Puthuchirakkavu Sri Bhadra Kali Temple ,
Moozhikkal Bhagavathi Temple ,
Puthukkulam Nagaraja Temple ,
Sree Sivaparvathi temple ,
Putheyakavil Devi Temple
are the famous temple in Idukki District
District Headquarters Painavu is well connected by road .
Painavu is about 177 KM
by road to Thiruvananthapuram( Capital of Kerala )
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation ( KSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in this District.