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Altitude : 25m above sea level

Tourist Season : October to March

Clothing : Cotton Clothes

Temperature : Min. 20 c - Max. 35 c

Location: Latitude : 10° 00' N Longitude : 76° 25'


Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport

Nearest Railway Station: Thiruvalla

Pathanamthitta is the smallest district of Kerala. The name Pathanamthitta is derived from two Malayalam words “Pathanam” and “thitta”, which together mean "array of ten "family" houses by the riverside".

Pathanamthitta is known as the headquarters of pilgrimage tourism, for the large number of pilgrims it receives. The famous pilgrimage centre of Sabarimala, is situated here. Having three rivers and a forest cover which includes a tiger reserve, the district also attracts many wildlife and nature enthusiasts.

More than fifty per cent of the total area of this district is covered by forests. The importance about Pathanamthitta is that it is one of the most important pilgrim centers in Kerala and there are many Temples and Churchs.

Maramon, the place where the world famous Maramon convention is conducted, is in this district. Sabarimala,located at an altitude of 3790 feet, is one of the most famous pilgrim centers in India. The world famous Aranmula mirrors comes from this district. The elephant-training center at Konni is also another attraction of Pathanamthitta district.

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