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Killikolloor (Kerala)
Coordinates: 8°55′2.76″N76°37′59.08″E / 8.9174333°N 76.6330778°E / 8.9174333; 76.6330778 Coordinates: 8°55′2.76″N76°37′59.08″E / 8.9174333°N 76.6330778°E / 8.9174333; 76.6330778
Country India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Municipal Corporation Kollam
   Mayor V. Rajendrababu (CPI(M))
   Deputy Mayor Vijaya Francis
   District collector T. Mithra, IAS
  Total11.24 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
  Official Malayalam
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
691 004
Telephone code 0474
Vehicle registration KL-02

Kilikolloor, also known as Kilikollur, is a neighbourhood in Kollam district in Kerala, India. [1] It is a center of the cashew industry in the area, [2] [3] and is also a hub of automobile production.


National Highway 744 passes through Killikolloor. It is served by Kilikolloor railway station, a stop for trains to and from Kollam, Paravur, Punalur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari, Ernakulam, and Guruvayur. [4] [5]

Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering is located in Kilikollur. [6] A zonal office of Kollam Municipal Corporation is also located in the neighbourhood.

Merging of Kilikollur with Kollam City Corporation

Kilikollur was a panchayath and was formed in 1953. It was included in Anchalumoodu block of Kollam district with an area of 11.24 km2. [7] Kollam has been a commercial center in India since at least 851 AD. [8] When Kollam Municipality was upgraded to a city corporation in the year 2000, it was merged with Killikollur. [9] [10]


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