17 Facts About Adoor


Adoor is a Municipality in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala State, India.

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Adoor was once part of Ilayidathu Dynasty and Pandalam dynasty.

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King Marthandavarma once came to Adoor to hide from Ettuvettil Pillai and sought the help from Chittundayil house but it was refused and then support and shelter was provided by the grandmother of Nellimuttil family at Adoor, in the later days, after he became the King he then made revenge to the Chittundayil house and granted help to the Nellimuttil house.

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The newly formed Adoor Taluk comprised nine Villages of Kunnathur Taluk and two villages of Mavelikkara Taluk of former Kollam and Alappuzha districts.

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Adoor was part of Central Travancore and was never directly under British rule.

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Adoor was a major town of both wealthy Hindu families and notable Saint Thomas Christian families.

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In 1934, Mahatma Gandhi visited Adoor and laid the foundation stone of the present SNDP building situated near a private bus stand.

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Adoor is part of the Pathanamthitta district and is one of the two major revenue divisions of Pathanamthitta.

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Adoor's Assembly Constituency is a part of the newly formed Pathanamthitta Loksabha with the present MP being Shri Anto Antony.

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Adoor is one among the only two revenue divisions of the Pathanamthitta district.

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Adoor is located between the two major cities of Trivandrum and Kochi in south Kerala.

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Adoor has a large population of NRIs, the majority of them working in Middle Eastern countries.

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Adoor is a peaceful town with people from all religions living in harmony.

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Adoor is home to many places of worship, including the Mannadi Temple.

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Adoor is a junction with major roads connecting it to Ernakulam, Trivandrum, Kayankulam, Punalur, Pathanamthitta and Kollam.

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Adoor has the MC road passing through it until Trivandrum and the National Highway 183A passing through Adoor connecting Pathanamthitta and other major places.

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People mostly use MC-Road in Adoor for traveling to Trivandrum rather than using National Highway 66 to avoid traffic jams.

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