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Alappuzha

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Alappuzha, also known as Alleppey, is the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District of Kerala state of southern India.

Alappuzha is a city and a municipality in Kerala with an urban population of 174,164  and third among the districts having highest literacy rate in Kerala. In 2016, Centre for Science and Environment rated Alappuzha as the top cleanest town in India followed by Mysuru & Panaji.

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According to 2011 Census of India figures, 54.73% of Kerala’s population are Hindus, 26.56% are Muslims, 18.38% are Christians, and the remaining 0.32% follows other religion or no religion.

Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the city. Very few people speak Hindi. English is widely spkoen among the people too.

Owing to its proximity to the sea, the climate of Alappuzha is humid and hot during the summer, although it remains fairly cool and pleasant during the months of October and November.

The average monthly temperature is 27C. The district gets the benefit of two seasonal monsoons, as in other parts of the state.

Alappuzha town experiences a long monsoon season with heavy showers as both the Southwest monsoon and Northeast monsoon influences the weather of Alappuzha. The South-west monsoon affects the climate in the months from June to September. On the other hand, the North-east monsoon brings rain from October to November. The average rainfall received by the region is 2763 mm. 

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