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Kodakara
Kodakara
Location of Kodakara
in Kerala and India
Coordinates 10°22′19″N 76°18′20″E / 10.3719°N 76.3056°E / 10.3719; 76.3056
Country  India
State Kerala
District(s) Thrissur
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kodakara is a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala state in south India. It is located on National Highway (NH 47) 20 km south of Thrissur town and about 10 km north of Chalakkudy. Administratively, Kodakara comes under Kodakara panchayat and Mukundapuram taluk. It is transforming into an Industrial town housing a large number of employees of the Apollo Tyres factory at Perambra -Thrissur to the south of town.

The closest railway station is Irinjalakuda located 6 km from the center of town. The Cochin International Airport located in Nedumbassery.

The Poonilarkavu Bhagavathy Temple and Kunnathrikkovil Subramanian Temple are the well known Hindu Temples in Kodakara. Kodakara is also famous for Kodakara Shashti.


Recently Kodakara has created waves as Kodakarapuranams which is a blog about the life and times of Vishala Manaskan.

The local political leaders has denied the opportunity for the local developments in spite of having a great edge in terms of geographical location, its near to a railway station and International airport is 40 miniutes drive.

Areswaram Temple is also located in Kodakara Panchayat. There is a narrow opening in the rocks. One has to go squeezing one's body between the rocks and reach the broad end. This process is called Punarjani or Second birth, which means one's sins are cleared.

Kandamkulangara Temple is a very old temple which witnessed Tippu Sultan's adventures into kerala. It is believed that this temple was plundered by Tippu and administrators of this temple hid treasures underneath in and around Temple. This temple is alo located in Kodakara in Vallappady Desam.

Perambra Church is the oldest Church located in Kodakara.

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Politics

Kodakara assembly constituency is part of Trichur (Lok Sabha constituency)

Health Care

There is a noble history for thirty five years in the field of health care to Kodakara and its full credit belongs to Santhi Hospital, run by Dr. Bhaskarn (MBBS) and his wife Dr. Patmakzhi (MBBS). Their broadmindedness in this field would be always praiseworthy. Santhi Hospital is a private sector hospital which provides best service in health care for nominal charges for the last thirty five years. Now some speciality wings also started for Eye, Dental, Ortho, Maternal etc. .[1]

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