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Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°58′59″N76°17′46″E / 9.983°N 76.296°E / 9.983; 76.296 Coordinates: 9°58′59″N76°17′46″E / 9.983°N 76.296°E / 9.983; 76.296
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 6820**
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-07
Nearest city Kochi
Lok Sabha constituency Ernakulam

Kathrikadavu is a region in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. It lies almost midway between the two major intersections (junctions) in Kochi, namely Kaloor and Kadavanthra. Kathrikadavu is mainly a residential area, though of late more and more commercial establishments are being set up here.

Kochi Metropolis in Kerala, India

Kochi, also known as Cochin, is a major port city on the south-west coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea. It is part of the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala and is often referred to as Ernakulam. Kochi is the most densely populated city in Kerala. As of 2011, it has a corporation limit population of 677,381 within an area of 94.88 km² and a total urban population of more than of 2.1 million within an area of 440 km², making it the largest and the most populous metropolitan area in Kerala. Kochi city is also part of the Greater Cochin region and is classified as a Tier-II city by the Government of India. The civic body that governs the city is the Kochi Municipal Corporation, which was constituted in the year 1967, and the statutory bodies that oversee its development are the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) and the Goshree Islands Development Authority (GIDA).

Kerala State in southern India

Kerala, locally known as Keralam, is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country as well as the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road, one of the three north-south arteries in the city of Kochi passes through Kathrikadavu. One of the main advantages of Kathrikadavu, is the ease of access to other areas of Kochi city from here. Kaloor and Kadavanthra are at the north and south ends of the Kaloor-Kadavanthra road, while Padma Junction and MG Road can be accessed easily by following the Pullepady road to the west side of Kathrikadavu. Thammanam and NH47 bypass can be accessed by following the Thamannam-Kathrikadavu road towards east.

Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road a major arterial road of Kochi City, also known as KK Road is one of the three north-south arteries in the city of Kochi. Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road starts from Kadavanthra Junction and ends at Kaloor,the two major junctions in the city of Kochi. Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road intersects the Sahodaran Ayyappan Road from Vytila (East) to Pallimukku Junction (West) at Kadavanthra Junction. The South extension of the Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road is the KP Vallon Road. Most of the long distance buses that connect the city to the regions to the south and southeast use this road to reach their main terminal at Kaloor. This 3.2 km long, 22 m wide, 4-lane city highway was planned to ease the load on the busy MG Road. The city is divided into two parts by the railway line running in a north-south direction. This road fills the need for an artery on the eastern sector, avoiding the choke points of the two railway overpasses. The road also has many prominent banks along its route like the State Bank of India at Grand bay,ICICI,Bank of India,HDFC,Central Bank of India -Kallelil Building, Kadavanthra Jn: etc. The road was in a pitiable conditions before this modern state.

Thammanam Neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Thammanam is a region in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. The region is classified as per official records as a suburban residential area within the Kochi city limit and falls under the Kannayanur taluk. Thammanam can be claimed to lie at the heart of the city, and is equidistant from crucial city junctions, namely Palarivattom and Vyttila. The Palarivattom-Vyttila connection road passes through Thammanam, and meets Ponnurunni and Pipeline Junction as well. Thammanam is connected to the commercial hub of Kochi, MG Road via Thammanam-Pullepady Road which is situated at a distance of around 5 km, by a convenient road network through Kathrikkadavu. The region is also situated just a km from the main National Highway of Kerala connecting Trivandrum in the south to Kasaragod in the north of Kerala.


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Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Kochi) building in India

Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium, locally known as Kaloor Stadium or the Yellow Arena is a multi-purpose international stadium situated in Kochi, Kerala. It is used mostly for cricket and football matches.But From 2017 the stadium has became a Football only stadium after Manjappada Kerala Blasters Official fan club protested against removing the Football turf and turning it into a cricket pitch to host a ODI match for the Indian National Team.After series of protests from all over India Kerala Football Association and Kerala Cricket Association mutually agreed and shifted the cricket match to Green Field Sports Hub at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the state. The stadium has a capacity of 80,000 but is limited to 40,000 for the Indian Super League. The building of a world-class international sports stadium in Kerala was sanctioned by the government of the late Chief minister of Kerala, K. Karunakaran. The stadium was completed ahead of schedule in 1996 by the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) led by V. Joseph Thomas IPS. The stadium is widely touted to be one of the noisiest football stadiums in the world due to its distinctive architecture.

Greater Cochin Development Authority

Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) is the statutory body overseeing the development of the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. Head quartered at Kadavanthra, GCDA oversees the development of the major part of Greater Cochin area which consists of the Kochi Municipal Corporation, 9 surrounding municipalities and 21 intervening panchayats covering an area of 632 km2. As of 2001, the area has a population of more than 2.5 million. GCDA is one of the two development authorities in Kochi, the other being GIDA which oversees development in the islands towards west of the Kochi mainland, and north of the harbour, covering a total area of 100 km2.

Kochi is a major port city in the Indian state of Kerala. The city is widely known as the commercial or economic capital of the state of Kerala and thus good transport infrastructure is critical for the city's economy. The road infrastructure in Kochi has not been able to meet the growing traffic demand and hence traffic congestion is a major problem in the city. A comprehensive transport development plan has been included in the Kochi Masterplan hoping to improve the transport infrastructure. Kochi Metro, the rapid transit system for the city was inaugurated on 17 June 2017. A Suburban Railway system, intended to considerably ease congestion, is also to be built in the near future.

Palarivattom neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Palarivattom is a region in the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. It is part of the District of Ernakulam. The region makes a four directional intersection at its highway signal point on the Kochi Bypass, which leads to 1) the Vyttila Junction in the South, 2) Kakkanad in its western direction, which is the IT hub of Kochi city, 3) the main junction of Edapally in its north end, which then diverges into the Northern and North-western regions of Kerala such as Kodangallur, Guruvayur, Thrissur, Calicut etc, and 4) eastward towards the central town area of Kochi.The junction is sometimes also referred as pipeline junction.

Kadavanthra Downtown-Kochi City in Kerala, India

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Pachalam neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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Vazhakkala city in Kerala, India

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Elamkulam, Kochi Neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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Thevara neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Thevara is a region in the city of Kochi in Kerala, India.

Vyttila neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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Mahatma Gandhi Road (Kochi) street in Kochi, India

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Sahodaran Ayyappan Road, popularly known as S.A Road is one of the most important and the second main arterial road of CBD Kochi city{after the M.G Road}, it is supposed to be the busiest road in the city of Kochi ,which run in east-west direction. The road connects the MG Road in west with Vyttila Junction & Hub in east and continues further as Tripunithura Road that connects to Tripunithura,hence termed as the back bone road of Kochi.

This is a list of areas and neighbourhoods in Cochin by region..

Kochi Bypass

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Panampilly Nagar is a high-end hybrid residential-commercial neighborhood in the city of Kochi, India. Elite and most expensive housing colony in Kerala and south India(second to Anna Nagar-Chennai, Jubilee Hills-West Hyderabad & Sadashivanagar-Bengaluru). It is also a famous destination for Mariam Pilgrimage.

Edakochi neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Edakochi is one of the oldest localities in south Kochi, India. It is located on the southern banks of the Kochi Backwaters. It is bounded by the Palluruthy to the west, Aroor to the south and Kumbalam to the east. Edakochi now has become famous for its waterfront flats like chackolas waterscapes,kent Baywatch etc.. Edakochi St Lawrence Church has gained fame as the burial place of Monsignor Lawrence Puliyanath who is on the road to Saint hood. The church at Edakochin is one of the oldest churches in Cochin. It seems that the first church was built more or less at the time when the exodus of the St. Thomas-Christians from Cranganore(Kodungallur) took place. It had then three important centers of these Christians, at Mattancherry, Mundamveli, and, Edacochin. There seems to have been a church at Edacochin, even, in the 9th century like in Mattancherry and Mundamveli. This ancient church was dedicated to, "The Three Kings".