Thrissur Metropolitan Area

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Thrissur Metropolitan Area
തൃശൂർ മേട്രോപോളിടൻ ഏരിയ
Thrissur Urban Agglomeration
City
Skyline of Thrissur city from the Vilangan Hills
Skyline of Thrissur city from the Vilangan Hills
Nickname(s): TMA
Thrissur Metropolitan Area is located in India
Thrissur Metropolitan Area
Thrissur Metropolitan Area
Location in India
Coordinates: 10°31′25″N 76°13′20″E / 10.523594°N 76.222115°E / 10.523594; 76.222115Coordinates: 10°31′25″N 76°13′20″E / 10.523594°N 76.222115°E / 10.523594; 76.222115
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur district
Area
 • Total 120.26 km2 (46.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,854,783
 • Density 15,000/km2 (40,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0487
Vehicle registration KL-08, KL-45, KL-46, KL-47 & KL-48
Nearest city Thrissur
Sex ratio 1117 /
Literacy 96.19%
Lok Sabha constituency Thrissur Lok Sabha constituency and Alathur (Lok Sabha constituency)
This article is about the urban agglomeration of Thrissur. For the city of Thrissur, see Thrissur

Thrissur Urban Agglomeration (TUA) is a city area consisting of city of Thrissur and its adjoining Municipalities and Panchayats. It has a metropolitan population of 1,854,783 including 876,049 males and 978,734 females in Census 2011 and in Census 2001, it had a population of 330,122. The area consists of Thrissur Municipal Corporation and five Municipalities of Kunnamkulam, Guruvayur, Chavakkad, Irinjalakuda, and Kodungallur.[1]

History[edit]

The area of Thrissur Urban Agglomeration in 1991 was 88.42 square kilometres, in 1996 it was 88,42 square kilometres and in 2001 it was 120.26 square kilometres.[2]

It also include Census Towns (CT) of:

  • Kadavallur
  • Kattakampal
  • Pazhanji
  • Karikkad
  • Eyyal
  • Chiramanangad
  • Akathiyoor
  • Porkulam
  • Choondal
  • Chiranellur
  • Velur
  • Mundathikode
  • Peringandoor
  • Minalur
  • Eranellur
  • Alur
  • Kandanassery
  • Kadikkad
  • Punnayurkulam
  • Vadakkekad
  • Punnayur
  • Edakkazhiyur
  • Vylathur
  • Pookode
  • Iringaprom
  • Perakam
  • Orumanayur
  • Paluvai
  • Thaikkad
  • Brahmakulam
  • Elavally
  • Pavaratty
  • Venmanad
  • Mullassery
  • Venkitangu
  • Vadanappally
  • Talikkulam
  • Killannur
  • Thangalur
  • Avanur
  • Anjur
  • Kaiparamba
  • Tholur
  • Edakkalathur
  • Peramangalam
  • Choolissery
  • Pottore
  • Kolazhy
  • Kurichikkara
  • Vellanikkara
  • Kuttoor
  • Puzhakkal
  • Puranattukara
  • Chittilappilly
  • Adat
  • Kozhukkully
  • Kainoor
  • Nadathara
  • Parakkad
  • Karamuck
  • Manalur
  • Eravu
View of Guruvayur town. Guruvayur houses the famous Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple, the fourth biggest temple in India in terms of the number of devotees per day, comes under Thrissur

.

  • Veluthur
  • Manakkody
  • Marathakkara
  • Puthur
  • Avinissery
  • Palissery
  • Venginissery
  • Kodannur
  • Anthicad
  • Padiyam
  • Vadakkummuri
  • Kizhakkummuri
  • Cherpu
  • Paralam
  • Chevvoor
  • Vallachira
  • Oorakam
  • Kurumpilavu
View of Chavakkad Beach. Chavakkad municipality in comes under Thrissur
  • Kizhuppillikkara
  • Thanniyam
  • Edathiruthy
  • Pappinivattom
  • Panangad
  • Edavilangu
  • Ala
  • Madathumpady
  • Trikkur
  • Nenmenikkara
  • Amballur
  • Puthukkad
  • Parappukkara
  • Kattur
  • Porathissery
  • Madayikonam
  • Pullur
  • Manavalassery
  • Edathirinji
  • Vellookkara
  • Vadakkumkara
  • Poomangalam
  • Thekkumkara
  • Vadama
  • Eriyad

OG).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 million and above". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2011-11-19. 
  2. ^ "F-1 Edited-NUO Report-Dec 22 towns". NATIONAL URBAN OBSERVATORY, Thrissur, TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING ORGANISATION. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 

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