10 Facts About Pathanamthitta


Pathanamthitta, is a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, India, spread over an area of 23.

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Pathanamthitta has a Tropical monsoon climate bordering a Tropical rainforest climate, more or less the same as is prevalent elsewhere in Kerala.

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Pathanamthitta district has a unique position in the inland fisheries map of Kerala state with its freshwater resources like rivers, reservoirs, streams, ponds, quarries and paddy fields.

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Pathanamthitta assembly constituency was part of the Idukki but now Pathanamthitta is a separate Lok Sabha constituency.

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Pathanamthitta is assisted by five Deputy Collectors holding charges of general matters, revenue recovery, land acquisition, land reforms and election.

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Under the three tier system of panchayat in rural areas, Pathanamthitta has one district panchayat, 9 block panchayat and 57 grama panchayats.

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Pathanamthitta is the meeting point of two major State Highways T K Road and Main Eastern Highway.

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KSRTC bus depots in Pathanamthitta district are Pathanamthitta, Konni, Thiruvalla, Adoor, Mallapally, KSRTC Operating centers are situated in Ranni, Pandalam and a Temporary KSRTC Depot working during Sabarimala season at Pamba.

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Pathanamthitta district is known as the Headquarters of Pilgrimage Tourism, of the Kerala State.

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Pathanamthitta has tropical biodiversity with forest, plantations, rivers and fertile land.

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