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Situated around 20 km east of Chalakudi in Thrissur District, Poringalkuthu is famous for a hydropower project.

Poringalkuthu Dam is built across Chalakudi River and a large number of birds are spotted in the Vazhachal-Poringalkuthu region. There are around 130 species of birds, including the Great eared nightjar and the Imperial pigeon. Vazhachal Forest Gardens and Waterfalls and Athirappilly Waterfalls are nearby attractions.

Angamaly, Kallana and Malayattur in Eranakulam District are nearby towns. Nearest airport is Cochin International Airport and railhead is Chalakudi Railway Station. Nearest major railhead is Ernakulam Junction Railway Station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Thrissur
Location: Poringalkuthu    


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