Thrikkakara North

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Thrikkakara North
Thrikkakara North (India)
Coordinates: 10°02′06″N76°19′44″E / 10.035°N 76.329°E / 10.035; 76.329 Coordinates: 10°02′06″N76°19′44″E / 10.035°N 76.329°E / 10.035; 76.329
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Talukas Kanayannur
  Type Panchayati raj (India)
  Body Gram panchayat
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-

Thrikkakara North (Village) is a village in Ernakulam district in the state of Kerala, India. [1] It is part of Thrikkakara Municipality.

Ernakulam district District in Kerala, India

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 State in southern India

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 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 and 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.


Areas in Thrikkakkara-Kakkanad Urban Area

Kalamassery Neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Kalamassery is a major industrial region of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala, India. It houses companies like Apollo Tyres, HMT; IT/Electronics Parks like KINFRA Hi Tech Park, Startup Village, Electronics City etc and also the establishments like Ernakulam Medical College, Cochin University of Science and Technology, National University of Advanced Legal Studies etc. India's largest shopping mall, Lulu International Shopping Mall is also situated in Kalamassery. The Thrikkakara temple, Unichira and Eloor industrial township, are in the vicinity of Kalamassery. The Periyar river flows through Kalamassery. In local administration it is a municipality named Kalamassery Municipality. The Neighbouring localities of Kalamassery are Thrikkakara, Eloor, Edappally, Choornikkara, Edathala and Aluva. The Cochin International Airport is just 18 km away from Kalamassery.

Thrikkakkara South is a village in Ernakulam district of Kerala.

Kakkanad Neighbourhood in Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Kakkanad is a major industrial and residential region in the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. It is situated in the eastern part of the city and houses the Cochin Special Economic Zone, Infopark, Smart City and KINFRA Export Promotion Industrial Park. It is also the administrative headquarters of the District of Ernakulam.


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