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|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||North Paravur|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Ernakulam|
Thuruthipuram, also known as Chathedom Thuruthipuram, is on the border between Ernakulam district and Thrissur in Paravur Taluk, Kerala, India. The place is on a bay on the river. Three sides of the village is surrounded by the river. During the rainy season, flooding of the lower areas is a major problem. Many of the inhabitants are fishermen.
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.
Thrissur is a revenue district of Kerala situated in the central part of that state. Spanning an area of about 3,032 km2, Thrissur district is home to over 10% of Kerala's population.
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.
The place is inhabited by people of different religions, mainly Hindus and Christians. The Church name is St. Francis Assisi Church which is Latin Catholic Church and forms part of the Kottapuram Diocese. According to the historical books Thuruthipuram was the native of the first Roman Catholic group of ArchDiocese of Verapoly. The temple name is Muruka-Valli-Devasena temple. The place contains schools, a college and hospital which are controlled by the church. There is a post office (Pin Code: 680667). AAJM Hospital is one of the oldest hospital in this area which was initially run by foreign missionaries.
Kottapuram is a part of Kodungallur municipality. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kottapuram, which is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Verapoly, has its see here.
Thuruthipuram is well known for its boat races and Chavittu nadakam. The famous Thuruthippuram Boat Race is conducted in the Thuruthipuram river. This boat race is one of the oldest boat races in central kerala. In 2016 a group of people from this place built a "Iruttukuthi"(also known as "OOdi") boat and named it "Thuruthippuram". This is the first B grade Iruttukuthi boat in kerala with a village's name.
Chavittu Nadakam (Malayalam:ചവിട്ടുനാടകം) is a highly colorful Latin Christian classical art form originated in Ernakulam district, Kerala state in India. Commonly believed that Fort Kochi is the birthplace of Chavittu Nadakam. It is noted for its attractive make-up of characters, their elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements presented in tune with the rhythmic playback music and complementary percussion. This art form highly resembles European Opera. Chavittu Nadakam is believed to be originated during the 16th century AD. This form of play is prevalent among the Latin Christian community in the districts of Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Thrissur of Kerala.
It is possible to take a route to North Paravur through a ferry called 'Thuruthipuram-Gothuruthu'. From Thuruthipuram it is possible to go to Kodungallur through 'Kottapuram-Thuruthipuram bridge.From Thuruthipuram it is possible to go Puthenvelikkara 4 km, Mala 13 km, Chalakkudy 25 km through the bus route connection.
Kodungallur is a municipality on the banks of river Periyar on the Malabar Coast in Thrissur district of Kerala, India. It is situated 29 kilometres (18 mi) north of Kochi (Cochin) by National Highway 66. Kodungallur, being a port city at the northern end of the Kerala lagoons, was a strategic entry point for the naval fleets to the extensive Kerala backwaters.
Mala (മാള) is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, south India. There is a Jewish synagogue at Mala town. At the moment it is in ruins. The famous Pambu Mekkattu Mana (temple) is located here and attracts thousands of devotees every year.
Inhabitants are mainly Christians and Hindus. Place is famous for boat races and has a boat club named 'Thuruthipuram Boat Club(TBC)'.TBC rowing Gabriel Chundan won Nehru Trophy in 2017 beating Mahadevikkad Kattilthekkethi. Thuruthipuram also has a snake boat(Iruttukuthi Category) in its name ,it is one of the first competing snakeboats(oodivallom) bearing the name of a village. Place has also a Volleyball Team called 'Pournami' and also a football club called 'Arrows '. Chavittu nadakam a classical art form of Latin Christians has also many takers in the village.
St. Francis church's feast is usually celebrated during first week of October, also celebrates feast of saint Mary in December beginning. Both Onam and Christmas are celebrated with same vigour by the people.
|Kottappuram Fort||2 km|
|Malavana Paara||6 km|
|Muziris Market||2 km|
|Cherai Beach||13 km|
|Munakkal Beach, Azhikode||11 km|
|Cochin International Airport||24 km|
Chendamangalam is a small town and a panchayat in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam district in the state of Kerala, India.
Vallam Kali is a traditional boat race in Kerala, India. It is a form of canoe racing, and uses paddled war canoes. It is mainly conducted during the season of the harvest festival Onam in autumn. Vallam kali includes races of many kinds of paddled longboats,and fame in kerala the traditional boats of Kerala. Each team spent about 6 lakh rupees for nehru trophy.
The Kerala backwaters are a network of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast of Kerala state in southern India, as well as interconnected canals, rivers, and inlets, a labyrinthine system formed by more than 900 kilometres (560 mi) of waterways, and sometimes compared to American bayous. The network includes five large lakes linked by canals, both man made and natural, fed by 38 rivers, and extending virtually half the length of Kerala state. The backwaters were formed by the action of waves and shore currents creating low barrier islands across the mouths of the many rivers flowing down from the Western Ghats range. In the midst of this landscape there are a number of towns and cities, which serve as the starting and end points of backwater cruises.
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.
Eloor is a suburb of Kochi and a municipality in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam District in the Indian state of Kerala, India. It is an industrial area situated around 13 kilometres north of the city centre. It is an island of 14.21 km² formed between two distributaries of river Periyar and is the largest industrial belt in Kerala.The neighbouring places of Eloor are Kalamassery industrial hub, Aluva, Cheranalloor and Paravur.
Cheranallur or Cheranellore or Cheranelloor is a suburb of Kochi city in the state of Kerala, India and lies on the banks of the Periyar River. According to tradition, the area was named by its earlier inhabitants who found this place very fertile and beautiful. The name in its local language Malayalam means "Good Village of Cheras".
Ezhikkara is a panchayat in Paravur Taluk of Ernakulam District, Kerala. The North Paravur, Chathanad road (9 km) passes through this village. Ezhikkara is situated close to Ernakulam. Ezhikkara is famous for its pokkali fields and prawn farms.
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.
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.
Gothuruth is a village in the state of Kerala, India, is located in the Ernakulam district, Paravur Taluk. Kochi city is situated 19.2 km away from this place. North Paravoor Town is just 4 km away. Kochi International Airport situated at Nedumbassery is nearly 24 km away from this island. It is located north of Kochi city.
Madaplathuruth is a village in Paravur Taluk, state of Kerala. Formerly known as Kuriapilly, it was a part of the Travancore kingdom in the British India. The village is 22 km away from Kochi. The ancient seaport of India, Muziris is located in Pattanam village 0.7 km away from this village.
Kuriappilly now known as Kuriappilly, Kuriappilly South, labor Junction, Shappupadi (Toddy parlor ferry, Kappelapadi. Kuriapilly was a border of Travancore kingdom in the British India, the name Kuriapilly is old up to 500 years, even in the letters of Tippu Sultan we can see the name Kuriapilly. Now it is in state of Kerala. The village is 22 km away from Kochi, most developed city of Kerala. The ancient seaport of India, Muziris is located in Pattanam village 0.7 km away from this.
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.