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Chunakkara is a village in Mavelikkara Taluk in Alappuzha District in Kerala State in India . Chunakkara is 6 km distance from its block panchayath Bharanicavu . Chunakkara is 45.4 km distance from its District Main City Alappuzha and 87 km distance from its State Main City Thiruvananthapuram . Near By Villages of this Village with distance are Vallikunnam(5 k.m.) ,Palamel(5.5 k.m.) ,Bharanikkavu(6 k.m.) ,Thazhakkara(8.5 k.m.) ,Cheriyanad(9.4 k.m.) ,. Near By towns are Bharanicavu(6 k.m.) ,Mavelikkara(9 k.m.) ,Chengannur(14.7 k.m.) ,Muthukulam(17.4 k.m.). Lord Shiva is the thevar(guardian deity) of chunakkara village.Chunakara Mahadevar Temple is very famous and one of the oldest temples of Kerala.The famous lyricist Chunakkara Ramankutty is from chunakkara.

Coordinates: 9°11'43"N 76°35'46"E
Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 9°11′07″N 76°35′58″E / 9.1853200°N 76.59951°E / 9.1853200; 76.59951Coordinates: 9°11′07″N 76°35′58″E / 9.1853200°N 76.59951°E / 9.1853200; 76.59951

Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 22,436
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Chunakkara is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1] The most famous actor Mukesh and his father O. Madhavan, a theater director and actor is from Chunakkara.


As of 2001 India census, Chunakkara had a population of 22436 with 10565 males and 11871 females.[1]


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