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|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||North Paravur|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Ernakulam|
Maliankara is a village in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam district of Kerala. It is located near Moothakunnam. It is also a boat ride away from Munambam and accessible by bridge to Pallipuram of Vypin island. Along with Munambam it forms the north-west corner of Ernakulam district where the Periyar River ends in the Arabian sea. It is located west of Kottuvallikadu and east of Pallipuram.Towards the north it is separated by Periyar river to Azhicode which is in Trissur district.
Paravur Taluk is a taluk of Ernakulam District in the Indian State of Kerala. North Paravur is the capital of the taluk. Paravur Taluk lies in the north western part of Ernakulam district bordering Thrissur district. The surrounding taluks are Kochi to the west consisting of Vypin Island, Kodungallur to the north, Chalakudy to the north consisting of Mala, Aluva to the east consisting of Angamaly, Nedumbassery and Aluva, Kanayanur to the south consisting of Cochin City. Paravur is a part of Kochi urban agglomeration area. The western parts of taluk are coastal areas with cultivations like prawn and pokkali rice. The eastern parts are fertile lands. The heavy industries of Kochi is located in Udyogmandal area of the taluk.
Ernakulam is a district of Kerala, India situated in the central part of that state. Spanning an area of about 3,068 km2, Ernakulam district is home to over 12% of Kerala’s population. Its headquarters is located at Kakkanad in Kochi. Ernakulam is known as the commercial capital of Kerala. The district is famous for its ancient temples, churches, and mosques. The district includes the largest metropolitan region of the state, Greater Cochin. Ernakulam district is the highest revenue yielding district in the state. It is the third most populous district in Kerala, after Malappuram and Thiruvananthapuram .. Ernakulam district also hosts the highest number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala state.
Kerala 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 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.
Some notable institutions in Maliankara are St Anthony's church, SNM college, SNM Engineering college.
Periyar is the longest river and the river with the largest discharge potential in the Indian state of Kerala. It is one of the few perennial rivers in the region and provides drinking water for several major towns. The Periyar is of utmost significance to the economy of Kerala. It generates a significant proportion of Kerala's electrical power via the Idukki Dam and flows along a region of industrial and commercial activity. The river also provides water for irrigation and domestic use throughout its course besides supporting a rich fishery. Due to these reasons, the river has been named the "Lifeline of Kerala". Kochi city, in the vicinity of the river mouth draws its water supply from Aluva, an upstream site sufficiently free of seawater intrusion. Twenty five percent of Kerala's industries are along the banks of river Periyar. These are mostly crowded within a stretch of 5 kilometres (3 mi) in the Eloor-Edayar region (Udhyogamandal), about 10 kilometres (6 mi) north of Kochi harbor.
Vypin or Vypeen is one of the group of islands that form part of the city of Kochi, in the South Indian state of Kerala. Vypin is one of the densely populated islands in Asia. The island is about 27 kilometres (17 mi) long and is connected to mainland Kochi by a series of bridges known as the Goshree bridges, which start at Kalamukku in Vypin, touch other two islands and then finish at Marine Drive covering a total distance of around 3 km (1.9 mi).
Puthenvelikkara is a village in the Paravur Taluk Ernakulam district of Kerala, India. The Chalakkudy River merges with the Periyar River at Elenthikara in the village of Puthenvelikkara. Puthenvelikkara is on the banks of the river Periyar, Chalakudy and Kottapuram lagoon. It is a centre of agricultural production in the region with its many rice paddy fields.
North Paravur, formerly known as Parur, is a municipality in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is a northern suburb of the city of Kochi and is situated around 20 km from the city centre.
Pattanam is a village located in the Periyar delta in Eranakulam district in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It is located 2 km north of North Paravur, 9 km south of Kodungallur (Cranganore) and 25 km north of Kochi (Cochin).
Vadakkekara is a census town, panchayat in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam District, Kerala state in India. Paravur town is situated 5 km from this village. The main centre in this village is Moothakunnam. Vadakkekara is one of the early formed panchayat in the state.The Cultural and historical place in Ernakulam Dristrict, combines the parts of the early Muzaris. Maliankara is famous for being the landing place of St. Thomas.
Kunnukara (കുന്നുകര) is a census town and panchayat in Paravur Taluk of Ernakulam district, Kerala, India. The village is situated on the Airport road connecting North Paravur (NH66) and Nedumbassery (NH544). North Paravur is the nearest town, 7 km from this village. Aluva (10 km) and Angamaly (12 km) are also near to Kunnukara. Its administrative headquarters is in Kunnukara Town itself. The Mini Civil Station has four hospitals, all the Govt. offices, a Khadi Unit Supermarkets etc.
Panayikulam is a small village which falls in the Alangad Grama Panchayat, Paravur Taluk, Kerala, India. It is just near to Aluva town. A nice place to live in, easily accessible to Aluva Railway Station at 7 km, Nedumbassery International Airport 10 km and the Kochi City at 15 km. It is a preferred residential locality due to its proximity to the industrial areas, viz Binanipuram, Eloor and Kalamassery, where major factories like FACT, HMT, HIL, TCC, Binani,CMRL etc., are situated. Can commute on daily basis to the InfoPark, Kochi which is almost 12 km away. The place is providing its residents with pure water with no salinity in it and plain beautiful land very close to the Periyar River.It is the birthplace of Famous Film director/Actor Althaf Salim
Munambam is a suburb of Kochi, India at the north end of Vypeen Island, surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west, Periyar river on the east, and a mouth of the sea on the north. The main occupation of its inhabitants is fishing. Munambam is famous in Ernakulam and Thrissur districts for the presence of major fishing harbour in this region. It is also the mouth of the district major river Periyar which can be seen from the Munambam Muziris beach.
Pallippuram is a village on Vypeen island, in the Kochi, Kerala, south India. The village is located approximately 25 km from Ernakulam and 20 km from Cochin International Airport. The east border is Veeranpuzha, the north extension of Vembanad Lake and the Indian Ocean in the west. In English, this place is known as "Palliport" and in Portuguese, "Paliporte".
Kunjithai is a small village in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam district in the state of Kerala, India. It is about 26 km from Ernakulam City. It is a lakeside village with the Pallipuram Lake as its western boundary. The ancient port town Muziris (Pattanam) shares its boundary with Kunjithai.
Karumallur is a village in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. Karumalloor is a panchayat in Ernakulam District. The village consists of large tracts of paddy fields. Karumallur is bounded by distributaries of the river Periyar. The panchayat is mainly a rice-based agrarian economy.
Alangad is a village in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam District, in the Indian state of Kerala. It is right in the middle of North Paravur and Aluva. The Kochi city is 15 km away.
The Basilica of Our Lady of Snow, Pallippuram, Ernakulam, Kerala, is a minor basilica. The basilica decree was issued on 27 August 2012. The raising of the Pallippuram church was officially announced at the conclusion of the silver jubilee celebrations of the diocese on 7 October.
Uliyannoor is a small village in Aluva of Ernakulam district of Kerala. PIN COAD 683108 It lies on the banks of the Periyar river, close to Varapuzha and North Paravur. It is a place with a calm and quiet atmosphere. Uliyannoor and Kunjinikkara is a piece of land on the banks of the Periyar River or Aluva puzha near Aluva.Kunjunikara is an small island located in aluva
Ezharappallikal or Seven and half Churches are the seven Churches or Christian communities across western coast of India founded by Thomas the Apostle in the first century
Ernakulam district is blessed with all types of transport. It has the most number of Regional Transport Offices in the state.
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