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Coordinates: 9°58′0″N76°16′0″E / 9.96667°N 76.26667°E / 9.96667; 76.26667 Coordinates: 9°58′0″N76°16′0″E / 9.96667°N 76.26667°E / 9.96667; 76.26667
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
  Total303.06 km2 (117.01 sq mi)
  Density2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL 7,KL 39
Nearest city Ernakulam/Kochi
Lok Sabha constituencyErnakulam
Niyama Sabha constituency
  • Ernakulam
  • Thrippunithura
  • Piravom
  • Thrikkakara
  • Kalamaserry

Kanayannur is a taluk and a village in the district of Ernakulam, in the Indian state of Kerala. [1] Taluk is an administrative denomination in India.



Kanayannur Taluk was formed in 1762, and is one of the oldest taluks in the former Cochin Kingdom.


As of 2001 India Census, Kanayannur had a population of 790212 with 390875 males and 399337 females. [1]

The Kanayannr taluk office is situated at M G Road, Ernakulam. There is a village in Kanayannur taluk whose name is also Kanayannur. The Kanayannur village office is situated at a village called Eruvely. Kanayannur is also known as Palace Square. It is believed that there was a palace of king of Kochi in Kanayannur hence the place is named palace square.

Revenue villages in Kanayannur Taluk

  1. Ernakulam
  2. Elamkulam
  3. Poonithura
  4. Edappally North
  5. Edappally South
  6. Kalamassery
  7. Thrikkakara North
  8. Thrikkakara South
  9. Kakkanad
  10. Vazhakkala
  11. Cheranelloor
  12. Kadamakkudy
  13. Mulavukad
  14. Nadama-Thekkumbagam
  15. Thiruvamkulam
  16. Maradu
  17. Kumbalam
  18. Kureekkad
  19. Chottanikkara
  20. Kanayannur
  21. Udayamperoor
  22. Manakunnam
  23. Mulanthuruthy
  24. Keechery
  25. Kulayettikara
  26. Amballoor
  27. Edakkattuvayal

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