Kottayam destrict

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Kottayam destrict

കോട്ടയം
destrict
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Coordinates: 9°35′42″N 76°31′52″E / 9.59500°N 76.53111°E / 9.59500; 76.53111
Kintra Indie
StateKerala
HeidquairtersKottayam
Govrenment
 • CollectorMini Antony
Population
 • Total1,979,451
 • Density1025/km2 (2,650/sq mi)
Leids
 • OffeecialMalayalam, Inglid, Hindi (rarely)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL-
Websitewww.kottayam.gov.in

Kottayam is ane o the 14 destricts in the state o Kerala, Indie. The destrict haes its heidquairters at Kottayam toun, locatit at 9.36° N an 76.17° E. Accordin tae the 1991 census, it is the first destrict tae achieve 100% leeteracy rate in the whole o Indie. On 27 September 2008, Kottayam destrict became the first tobacco free destrict in Indie an aw.[1][2]

Bordered bi the Wastren Ghats on the east an the Vembanad Loch an paddy fields o Kuttanad on the wast, Kottayam haes mony unique characteristics. Panoramic backwatter stretches, lush paddy fields, hielands, hills an hillocks, rubber plantations an places associatit wi mony legends gien Kottayam Destrict the enviable title: The laund o letters, legends, latex an lakes. The destrict is 15.35% urbanisit.[3]

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