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Angamaly(Ankamali) is a  municipality of  Ernakulam district in KeralaIndia,  It is the fast developing satellite town of Kochi. Angamali is situated 33 km north of Ernakulam ,the satellite city of Cochin ( Kochi) Airport,  just 4 Kms away.  Angamaly is the northern gateway to the commercial capital of Kerala. The town lies at the intersection of Main Central road(MC Road) and National Highway NH47. . Angamaly was raised to a municipality in April 1978 and is a Legislative Assembly constituency in Ernakulam district of kerala.

 

 

 

 Cochin international Airport is the major airport in central Kerala,with modern facilities and conveniences.It is located at Nedumbassery,which is about 30 Kms north of Ernakulam city. The nearest railway stations are Ankamali, Aluva, Ernakulam & Chalakudi. Cochin airport city is Angamali, sourronding cities are, Aluva,perumbavoor and Chalakudy.

 

 

 

Weather: 26°C, Wind E at 6 km/h, 86% Humidity

geographical coordinates: 10° 12' 0" North, 76° 24' 0" East

 

 

Importance of Angamaly

Angamaly is the fast developing satellite town of Kochi. Situated 33 km north of Ernakulam, Angamaly is the northern gateway to the commercial capital of Ernakulam ( Kochi). Angamali is growing to a  major commercial hub, due to its proximity of International Airport, railway station and two major roads passing through. Angamaly serves as an entry point for various places of importance and nterest in central part of Kerala

Angamaly is well connected by all means of transportation. Cochin Intl airport is  in the vicinity of Angamaly. It feels proud as certain portions of its jurisdictional area is occupied for the development of this prestigious project.  

Cochin International airport handled 4.7 million passengers and had air traffic movements (ATM) of about 411 per week  in 2011–12. The airport handles approximately 850 aircraft per week, with approximately 13,500 passengers each day. 8 domestic airlines and 17 international airlines connect Kochi with nearly 40 destinations nationally and internationally

 

 Angamaly Is well connected  by Railway station as well as Bus. All major trains stops at Ankamali,  serves as a major connectivity point for people from the eastern side of the district to other parts of the country. There is a proposed railway line from Angamaly to Sabarimala, the main Hindu pilgrimage centre  which will connect the high-ranges with the low land.

 

National Highway 47 connecting Salem to Kannyakumari passes through Angamaly town. The NH 17 which connects Mumbai ( Bombay) and Kochi ( Ernakulam) is 20 kilometers away from Angamaly. The Main Central Road (M.C. Road) connecting Kerala capital serves as an important road connecting many towns of the state.

 Angamaly was a major Buddhist destination during the earlier times, The present town of Angamaly is surrounded by eighteen viharams which were major Buddhist strongholds in the past. These places can be very easily identified due to the suffix ‘serry’ in their names. Likewise, one of the major places of Buddhist background is Nedumbasserry. 


Angamaly is also located in close proximity to the famous pilgrim tourist destination - Kalady (7 km), which is the birthplace of Adi Sri Sankara. One can also visit the pilgrim centre- Malayatoor, close to Angamaly.Malayatoor (14 km) has a huge church which serves as an epicenter for all Christians in India as they visit this town throughout the year. 

 Other Places of intrest in Angamaly  are -  Thirunayathodu temple,thr Elavuru temple,the Muzhikulam temple, the venguru temple, the Kidangooru temple,the Krishnaswamy temple, and the Jain’s temple. These are all located in and around the same region- Angamali. These important temples are frequented by pilgrims and devotees during the festive season and the region is bound to be crowded during this time
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