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 population are twins.
Out of the 2000 families that live in Kodinhi, it's estimated there are about 204 pairs of twins.
This is despite the fact that India overall, has one of the lowest twin birth rates in the world.
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.
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.
Studies have even shown that the twin birth rate in Kodinhi is increasing.