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cherthala

Cherthala is a town located in the district of Alappuzha. It is located 30 km south of the city of Kochi and 22 km north of Alappuzha town, on the Kochi-Alappuzha stretch of both the National Highway 47 as well as the costal Rail-route. The town is well-known after the Karthyayani Devi temple, located in the center of the town. Cherthala is a major centre of coir industry. The well-known politician and the Union Defence Minister A K Antony hails from Cherthala Town.