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Kottayam, Kerala, 686001, India (9.59160 76.52213)

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Name: Kottayam topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 9.55160 76.48213 9.63160 76.56213
Minimum elevation: -4 m
Maximum elevation: 68 m
Average elevation: 12 m


Kottayam has an average elevation of 3 metres (9.8 ft) above sea level. and is situated in the basin of the Meenachil River and in the basin of the Vembanad backwaters, which are formed from several streams in the Western Ghats in Idukki district. According to the division of places in Kerala based on altitudes, Kottayam is classified as being a midland area. The general soil type is alluvial soil. The vegetation is mainly tropical evergreen and moist deciduous type.

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