Kottayam is located in central Kerala and is also the administrative capital of Kottayam district. Bordered by the lofty and mighty Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a land of unique characteristics. Panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, hills and hillocks, extensive rubber plantations, places associated with many legends and a totally literate people have given Kottayam District the enviable title: The land of letters, legends, latex and lakes. The city is an important trading center of spices and commercial crops, especially rubber..
Climate : The district has a tropical climate with an oppressive hot season in the plains and plenty of rainfalls throughout. The hot season from March to May, is followed by the south-west monsoon from June to September. The months of October and November constitute the post-monsoon or retreating monsoon season, when day temperature increases gradually and the heat is nearly as intense as in summer. The months of December to February form the north – east monsoon. Rain ceases early in January. The district normally gets an annual average rain fall of 3130.33mm.
District Collector : Tel: 0481-2562001 , 0481-2303303(F) 9447029007(M)
District Police Chief : Tel: 0481- 2564700 , Mob: 9497996980
Deputy Collector : 9446564800 (M)
Sub Divisional Magistrate : Mob: 9447186315
Crime Stopper :1090
Child Helpline: 1098
District Disaster Management : 1077
Women Helpline : 1091
State Disaster Management :1070
Members of Lok Sabha : Thomas Chazhikadan Tel: 0481-2560678 , Mob: 09447160678
District Disaster Management Cell
Collectorate, Kottayam – 686002
Toll Free Number: 1077
DM Section Email: email@example.com