Paravur Taluk

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Paravur Taluk
Parur
Taluk
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Paravur Taluk
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°10′0″N76°13′0″E / 10.16667°N 76.21667°E / 10.16667; 76.21667 Coordinates: 10°10′0″N76°13′0″E / 10.16667°N 76.21667°E / 10.16667; 76.21667
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Headquarters North Paravur
Government
  BodyTaluk
Area
  Total195.25 km2 (75.39 sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0484
Vehicle registration KL-42
Nearest cityKochi
Lok Sabha constituencyErnakulam
Civic agencyTaluk
Website ,

Paravur Taluk, IPA:  [pɐrɐʋuːr] , 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.

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History

Parur taluk was prominent in the history of Kerala. Taluk was an attraction to Kochi, Malabar and Travancore Kingdoms. Parur has got its own brands like

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Rural women processing coir threads

Flora and fauna

The land has one of the highest densities of coconut trees. The land also boasts a wide range of other birds and animals. The kingfisher നീലപ്പൊന്മാൻ is common bird in this land and others include black bulbul (depend on the season) brown falcon, crow, woodpecker, sparrow, ravens, pigeons, African fish eagle and cuckoos. The land also has cows, goats, etc. We can see so many sarpa kavu abode of snakes സർപ്പക്കാവ് near the Hindu Nair homes and temples. They are the best ecology for animals and birds. Fish are abundant in this serene taluk.

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Sarpa Kavu

Villages

Parur, Ezhikkara, Eloor, Chittatukara, Chendamangalam, Vadakkekara, Kottuvally, Kunnukara, Karumalloor, Varappuzha, Puthenvelikkara, Kadungalloor, Moothakunnam, Alangad. The Block Panchayats are Paravur and Alengad.

Municipalities

Parur State warehouse is situated at Vaniakkadu. Parur Block Development Office at Kaitharam. There are lot of Co-Operative banks, Society and Sahakarana Sangams in taluk. The Agricultural Bank is situated at Chennamangalam Jn.

Grama Panchayats and localities

Kongorppilly, Neerikkod, Olanad, Panaikulam, Koduvazhanga, Thiruvalloor

Kurumbathuruth, Kadalvathuruth, Gothurutgothuruthh, Thekkethuruth, Kootukad, Karimbadam, Palathuruth

Puthiyakav, Parayakad, Cheriya Pallamthuruth, Alamthuruth, Neendoor, Pattanam, Mannam, Thanipadam

Nandhiattukunnam, Kedamangalam, Palliackal

Eramam, Binanipuram, Muppathadam, Elookara, Kunjunnikkara, Uliyannoor

Manjaly, Aduvathuruth, Veliathunad

Kaitharam, Kuttanthuruth, Vaniakad, Valluvally, Thathappilly, Koonammavu

North Kuthiathodu, Ayroor, Kuttippuzha, Chalakka, Thekke Aduvassery, Kunnuvayal

Thuruthoor, Manancherykunnu, Elanthikkara, Chathedam, Pazhampillithuruthu, Cherukadapuram, Thelathuruth

Maliankara, Kottuvallikad, Chettikkad, Moothakunnam, Andippillikavu, Vavakad, Paliathuruth, Madaplathuruth, Thuruthippuram, Kunjithai, Muravanthuruth

Puthanpally, Thundathumkadav

Schools

Schools coming under Paravur Sub-educational district Schools

Religious

Temples

Churches

Masjid

State Assembly constituencies

The assembly constituencies are Paravoor and Kalamassery including whole of Paravur Taluk. Paravur constituency consists of Puthanvelikkara, Vadakkekara, Chendamangalam, Chittatukara, Parur, Ezhikkara, Kottuvally, Varappuzha. Kalamassery constituency consists of Kunnukara, Karumalloor, Kadungalloor, Alengad, Eloor, Kalamassery. Paravur, Kalamassery constituencies belong to Ernakulam Parliamentary constituency.

Pin Code Index for the taluk of Paravur

Nearby villages

These are the villages other than panchayat headquarters.

Panayikulam, Pathalam, Koonammavu, Thuruthipuram, Maliankara, Koottukad, Pattanam, Kottayil Kovilakam, Karingamthuruth, Gothuruth, Parayakad, Vavakkad, Madaplathuruth, Kuriapilly, Kunjithai, Elenthikara, Chathedom, Manjaly.

Government offices

Taluk Supply Office, N Parur

Notable personalities

Travel

Distances from Parur

Cities

See also

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