20 June 2010

Kuravilangad 686633

Kuravilangad refers to a town located in the Kottayam district of Kerala, South India. The town is situated in the Meenachil Taluk, about 22km north of Kottayam, and is located near the town of Ettumanoor and Pala.
The land is blessed by the esteemed presence of St. Mary’s Forane Church, which was built in 355 A.D. It is believed, Mother Mary's first appearance in the world, was in Kuravilangad.

The 10th President of India, Dr. K. R. Narayanan was matriculated from St. Mary's High School, Kuravilangad (1936-37).

The Moonnunombu and the ship made of wood at the ancient St. Mary's church here is famous. The Kappalottam during the second day of nombu attracts thousands of devotees. Kuravilangad interreligious harmony and mutual cooperation, as the inhabitants of the villages as a whole participate in the festivities.

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