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Chavakkad



Chavakkad is a municipality in Thrissur District of Kerala state in India. Chavakkad is noted for its beach and fishing.[1] It lies on National Highway 17 is located about 75 km (47 mi) north of the city of Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala and 25 km (16 mi) northwest of Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala

As of 2001 India census, Chavakkad had a population of 38,138. Males constitute 46% of the population and females 54%. Chavakkad has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 79%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

KERALA’S LONG COASTAL BELT :-
Chavakkad Beach is beach in Chavakkad Municipality of Thrissur District in Kerala State. It lies on the coast of Arabian Sea and attracts domestic tourists and local people. The beach is situated 5 Kilometers from Guruvayoor Temple Sri Krishna Temple. In this beach, the river meets the sea known as estuary. The meeting point is known as Azhimokam in Malayalam. It is counted amongst Kerala’s most popular beaches because the beach is unexplored by domestic tourists.

FACTS, POPULATION DENSITY:-
Chavakkad is a Municipality city in district of Thrissur, Kerala. The Chavakkad city is divided into 29 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Chavakkad Municipality has population of 39,098 of which 17,762 are males while 21,336 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4704 which is 12.03 % of total population of Chavakkad (M). In Chavakkad Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1201 against state average of 1084. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Chavakkad is around 931 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Chavakkad city is 94.36 % higher than state average of 94.00 %. In Chavakkad, Male literacy is around 95.95 % while female literacy rate is 93.08 %.

Chavakkad Municipality has total administration over 8,269 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction