Kidangoor is a village in Kottayam district, near Pala. It is strategically located between the two major towns in Kottayam District, Kottayam and Pala. The Meenachil River flows through the heart of Kidangoor village. This village is situated in Kidangoor Panchayath and is the birthplace of three famous people - P.K. Vasudevan Nair, better known as "Comrade PKV", a former chief minister of Kerala and Gopalakrishnan Nair, former General secretary of the NSS and P.R.Krishna Warrier (Unni Sir) former President and Former General Secretary of the Warrier Samajam.
There is also the famous Knanaya Catholic church (St Mary's Church), a Catholc church. St. Sebastian's Church Mangalaram (Pala Diocese) and an ancient and famous Subramanya Swamy Temple, believed to be more than 1500 yrs old are also located in Kidangoor. The village was once a centre for education for the nearby villages as it had one lower primary school and two high schools 75 years ago. The first library in this village was established in 1927 by socialist Irittukuziyil Paramupilla who built NSS high school. The literacy rate is very high as this small village has three secondary schools and three lower primary schools in the vicinity. The village is mentioned in many old manuscripts and believed to be extanct at least from the 4th century AD. There is also an engineering college here called College of Engineering Kidangoor (CEK) under CAPE following CUSAT syllabus .