Kuriachira

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Kuriachira
Thonikund
town
Kuriachira is located in Kerala
Kuriachira
Kuriachira
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°30′10″N 76°13′25″E / 10.50278°N 76.22361°E / 10.50278; 76.22361Coordinates: 10°30′10″N 76°13′25″E / 10.50278°N 76.22361°E / 10.50278; 76.22361
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
Government
 • Body Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 680006
Telephone code +91-487- 225
Vehicle registration KL-08
Nearest city Thrissur
Literacy 100%%
Civic agency Municipal Corporation
Climate Tropical (Köppen)
Website http://www.kuriachira.com/

Kuriachira, from all practical aspects, is the intellectual capital of Thrissur. This town is conveniently located within 2 km away from Swaraj Round in the south direction. It lies beside the Thalore bypass road. Kuriachira is 25th division of Thrissur Municipal Corporation. It's an important residential area of Thrissur city of Kerala state of India. Nowadays, Kuriachira has become a posh residential area in Thrissur city. Frequent public/private transportation facility and an array of excellent educational institutions have made this place, one of the most sought after residential centers in the state of Kerala. Kuriachira has always maintained a higher standard in everything from education to spiritual enrichment. These days, Kuriachira real estate is enjoying its Golden status; as everyone is interested in this place and prospective buyers are willing to do anything possible to claim a piece of Kuriachira. Most of the Jewellery Merchants in Thrissur has their home/base in and around Kuriachira. Renowned Malayalam writer and feminist Sara Joseph was born here. Award-winning novel "Aalahayude Penmakkal" by Sara Joseph gives insight into the life, taste, history, people and linguatone of Kuriachira.

Educational Institutions Kuriachira has been lucky to introduce the concept of Un-Aided School in Kerala through the famous St. Joseph's Model Higher Secondary School and would be most likely the first ever Un-Aided school in India. St.Paul's Convent English Higher Secondary School is another gem in Kuriachira along with a multitude of various educational institutes including Pope John Primary School, Mar Thimotheus Higher Secondary School (Sara Joseph studied here) and St.Joseph's Teacher Training Institute.The first cbse school in kuriachira st paul's public school was started in 2005.

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