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Sasthamkotta
Sasthamkotta
(Malayalam: ശാസ്താംകോട്ട) or Sasthamcotta is a village in the Kunnathoor Tehsil
Tehsil
of Kollam
Kollam
district in the state of Kerala, India. Kunnathoor taluk headquarters is located at Sasthamkotta. Sasthamkotta
Sasthamkotta
fresh water lake is the largest fresh water lake in Kerala.

Contents

1 Location 2 Tourism 3 Monkey Temples 4 Demographics 5 Transport 6 Railways 7 Notable Personalities from Sasthamcotta 8 References 9 External links

Location[edit] Shasthamcotta is 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Kollam, the district headquarters,a few kilometres from Adoor, 18 kilometres (11 mi) and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Karunagappalli
Karunagappalli
town and 42 kilometres (26 mi) away from Paravur. It is the location of the Sasthamcotta Sree Dharma Sastha Temple. Tourism[edit] The place is naturally beautiful and is surrounded by hills and valleys. In the midst of the hills is the Fresh Water Lake. The extensive freshwater lake here is the biggest of its kind in Kerala.Water supply to the Kollam
Kollam
town is met by purifying the water from this lake. Monkey Temples[edit] One of the features of Sasthamcotta temple is the abundance of monkeys that camp around. Because of that Sasthamcotta is famous for Monkeys.Many movies and TV serials shoted at Sasthamcotta, like Inapravukal (1965), Ente Hridayathinte Udama (2002), Ilamurathampuran (1998), Nakshathrakkannulla Rajakumaran (2002), Kuttisrank (2009) etc. are some of those. The Second World Religion Conference had been held in Sasthamcotta, in which the global religious leaders had particularly participated. Demographics[edit] As of 2001[update] India
India
census, Sasthamkotta
Sasthamkotta
had a population of 32,330 with 15,818 males and 16,512 females.[1] Transport[edit] Sasthamkotta
Sasthamkotta
is connected to Adoor
Adoor
municipality via SH-37 (State Highway 37- Adoor- Kollam
Kollam
Road). Adoor- Kollam
Kollam
KSRTC Venad chain bus service passes through Sasthamkotta. Railways[edit] Sasthamkotta railway station
Sasthamkotta railway station
(Code:STKT) falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division
Thiruvananthapuram railway division
of the Southern Railway Zone
Southern Railway Zone
of Indian Railways.[2][3][4] It is coming in between Munrothuruthu railway station and Karunagappalli
Karunagappalli
railway station. The nearest important major rail head to Sasthamkotta
Sasthamkotta
is Kollam
Kollam
Junction railway station and Karunagappalli
Karunagappalli
railway station Notable Personalities from Sasthamcotta[edit] K. R. Meera

Abdul Nasser Mahdani - founder of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) C.P. Rajasekharan Journalist& Writer Ravi Saraswathi (Author & IT Executive) Joel M George prof.C.Chandramathi,Short story Writer Dr.G.Sumithran ( Chief Cardio thoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Padmavathy Medical Foundation)

V.B unnithan , journalist mathrubhumi.

Neelakandaru.,Mullsssery Madom.Founder of Murali talkies at Cinema Parambu, near Sasthamcotta in 1940,s..(reason for origin of the name Cinema Parambu ). MURARI M PILLAI (short film actor ) References[edit]

^ " Census
Census
of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census
Census
Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 

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Kollam
Kollam
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Talukas and villages

Kollam

Sakthikulangara Thrikkadavoor Thrikkaruva Mandrothuruth East Kallada Mulavana Perinad Panayam Kilikollur Mangad Kottamkara Elampallur Nedumpana Pallimon Thrikkovilvattom Thazhuthala Vadakkevila Mundakkal Eravipuram Mayyanad Adichanallur Meenad Chirakkara Paravur Kottappuram(Paravur) Poothakkulam Parippally Kalluvathukkal Kollam
Kollam
East Kollam
Kollam
West

Kottarakkara

Pavithreswaram Puthur Ezhukone Kareepra Neduvathoor Kulakkada Kalayapuram Mylom Melila Chakkuvarakkal Vettikkavala Kottarakkara Ummannur Valakom Elamad Odanavattom Veliyam Pooyappally Velinallur Nilamel Chadayamangalam Kottukkal Ittiva Kadakkal Kummil Mankode Chithara

Punalur

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Karunagappally

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Kunnathur

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Pathanapuram

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