Mysterious Village Twin Town - Only twins are born here
Kodinhi, popularly known as The Twin Town is a small village in the district of Malappuram in Kerala, India. The village of Kodinhi is located about 15 miles from the city of Malappuram. It has one of the highest birth rates of twins in the world. Kodinhi has an unusually high number of twins born there every year. For a village with only 2000 people, there are 204 pairs of twins, with about 15 pairs being born every year. Approximately 10% of the town's populations are twins.
For every 1,000 births in Kodinhi, 45 are twins. Compared to the rest of India where the twin birth rate is 4 out of every 1,000.The phenomenon has fascinated researchers, but they still haven't found a cause for it. According to villagers the twin phenomena has only been happening since 1949.Women who marry men from outside Kodinhi, and men who marry women from different villages, still report high rates of twin births. In Kodinhi there are twins of every age.
Kodinhi, Looks like one happy village.
Nobody knows why or how this phenomenon originated!!!