Vakkom is a village in Chirayinkeezhu Thaluk, Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.The nearest town is Attingal. It is located 35 kilometers north of Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. Vakkom panchayat is surrounded by back waters (Kayal). Neighbouring Panchayats are Anjengo, Kadakkavoor, Vettoor, Cherunniyoor and Manampoor. The nearest towns, within 9 km are Varkala and Attingal.
The total area of Vakkom is 5.06 km2 and the total population, as per the census 2001, is 17640 with an effective literacy rate of 90.6%.
Vakkom is rich in culture, tradition and with all the blessings of Mother Nature. Excellent weather conditions, greenish and plenty of coconuts trees and backwaters are real blessings to us. This calm and quit place is best suited for modern life style, and the best place to spend the retirement life.
The nearest airport, Thiruvananthapuram international airport is in Capital of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is 32 Km from us, and the nearest railway station Kadakkavur that is of 2 km distance. Buses are plying from Vakkom to nearest town Attingal in every 10 mts. The most attracted tourist place Varkala Papanasm beach and Sivagiri are 9 km from Vakkom
Majority of Vakkom people represents, Hindu Community and the rest are Muslims. Christians are less find in Vakkom. There are around 20 temples and 4 mosques in Vakkom. All communities are living in peace and harmony. Our village, posses 100% literacy.
In Vakkom, there are more than 10 educational institutions; most of them run by the Government and for the Information Technology SB Digital Communication hold the pole position
MADRASA , VAKKOM
Chirayinkeezhu .Vakkom GramaPanchayat President Smt.Sulaja.A Vice President Salim.J.Parliamentary constituency Attingal Assembly constituency Attingal Population
• Density20899 (2001)
• 3,732 /km2 (9,666 /sq mi)Literacy90.6%%Official languagesMalayalamTime zoneIST (UTC+05:30)
Area5.6 km2 (2 sq mi)