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Thrissur
The central region of the State. Other interesting sites are the Zoo, Fort, Museum, Church and Temple. The important crops grown are paddy, coconut, tapioca, areca nut, cashew, banana, rubber, pepper, turmeric, pulses etc. Thrissur is known as the cultural capital of Kerala. Kerala Kalamandalam, Kerala Sahithya Akademi, Kerala Lalithakala Akademi and Kerala Sangeetha Nadaka Akademi are situated in Thrissur district. The largest mosque is situated, Thrissur in India. Peechi Dam, Athirapally- vazhachal are situated in Thrissur district.
H.Qrs. :
Trichur
Area :
3032 sq.km.
Population :
273433
Season :
Sep/March
Altitude :
Sea Level
Rainfall :
254 cm.
Tempreature :
Max.35 c, Min.20
Clothing :
Tropical
S.T.D.Code :
0487
CHALAKKUDY: 55km from Ernakulam, Chalakkudy is the foot hill town of the multi purpose Hydro Electric and Irrigation Projects of the Sholayar Projects ranges. The beautiful waterfalls of Athirappally and Vazhachal 5km apart are in this area.Chalakudi is an important 'timber centre', and was the base of Tipu Sulthan during the attack on the' Travancore Lines' , known as Krishnakotta or Nedumkotta. It is an important railway station. CORPORATION

Thrissur

MUNICIPALITIES

* Irinjalakkuda
* Kodungallur
* Kunnamkulam
* Chalakudi
* Chavakkad

PANCHYATS

* Adat
* Alagappanagar
* Annamanada
* Anthicad
* Arimpoor
* Arthat
* Athirappally
* Avanur
* Avinissery
* Chazhoor
* Chelakkara
* Cherpu
* Choondal
* Chowwannur
* Desamangalam
* Edathiruthy
* Edavilangu
* Elavally
* Engandiyur
* Eriyad
* Erumapetty
* Guruvayur Town
* Kadangode
* Kadappuram
* Kadavalloor
* Kadukutty/KallurVadakkumm
* Kaipamangalam
* Kaiparamba
* Kandanasserry
* karalam
* Kattakampal
* Kattur
* Killannur
* Kodakara
* Kodassery
* Kolazhy
* Kondazhi
* Koratty
* Kuzhur
* Madakkathara
* Mala
* Manallur
* Mathilakom
* Mattathur
* Melur
* Methala
* Mullassery
* Mullurkkara
* Mundathicode
* Muriyad
* Nattika
* Nenmenikkara
* Orumanayur
* Panancherry
* Panjal
* Paralam
* Parappukkara
* Pariyaram
* Padiyur
* Pavaratty
* Pazhayannur
* Perinjanam
* Pookode
* Poomangalam
* Porathisserry
* Porkulam
* Poyya
* Pudukkad
* Punnayur
* Punnayurkulam
* Puthenchira
* Puthur
* Sreenarayanapuram
* Thaikkad
* Thalikulam
* Thekkumkara
* Thiruvlwamala
* Tholur
* Thrikkur
* Thanniyam
* Thrissur Corporation
* Vadakkancherry
* Vadakkekkad
* Vadanappilly
* Valappad
* Vallachira
* Varandarappilly
* Varavoor
* Vellangallur
* Vellookkara
* Velur
* Venkitangu
* VallatholNagar

BLOCK PANCHAYATS

* Anthikkad
* Chalakkudi
* Chavakkad
* Cherpu
* Chowwannur
* Irinjalakkuda
* Kodakara
* Kodungallur
* Mala
* Mathilakam
* Mullasseri
* Ollukkara
* Pazhayannoor
* Puzhackal
* Thalikulam
* Vadkkancherry
* Vellngallur

CHERUTHURUTHI: 32km from Thrissur, Cheruthuruthy is the seat of Kerala Kalamandalam, the academy founded by Vallathol Narayana Menon, the poet Laureate. The prestigious institution imparts training in various traditional art forms like Kathakali, Mohiniattom, Thullal and folk dances. Special performance can be arranged on request.
KUNNAMKULAM: 22km from Thrissur, Kunnamkulam is an ancient Christian Centre. It is believed that Kunnamkulam is a settlement Christian, special invited by the Maharajas Cochin for trade and commerce. The Mathoma Church is 5km from Kunnamkulam.
GURUVAYUR: 32km from Thrissur and 72km from Cochin is Guruvayur, one of India's most important pilgrim centre known as the 'Dwaraka' of the south. Palayur church, one of the seven Churches established by St.Thomas, the apostle is at Guruvayur.
CHAVAKKAD: The Palayur church believed to be established by St.Thomas in 52AD is near Chavakkad, an important place of pilgrimage for Hindus, Muslims and Christians. Coconut is grown in plenty here and Beady is a big cottage industry.
IRINJALAKUDA: 21kms from Thrissur is a temple of Bharatha, the only temple in India dedicated to Bharatha, brother of Sri Ram.
VADAKANCHERY: A small commercial town, 20 kms from Thrissur, is the marketing centre for the near by villages.
 

 

 

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