Aranattukara

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Aranattukara
Town
Aranattukara is located in Kerala
Aranattukara
Aranattukara
Location in Kerala, India
Aranattukara is located in India
Aranattukara
Aranattukara
Aranattukara (India)
Coordinates: 10°30′49″N 76°11′43″E / 10.5135782°N 76.195367°E / 10.5135782; 76.195367Coordinates: 10°30′49″N 76°11′43″E / 10.5135782°N 76.195367°E / 10.5135782; 76.195367
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-8

Aranattukara is a town situated in the city Thrissur, in Kerala, India. Aranattukara is the 50th ward of the Thrissur Municipal Corporation, an Indian civic body.

Location[edit]

It is surrounded by the localities of Laloor, Poothole, Vadookara, Kottappuram, and Elthuruth. The town is 55 km from Kochi International Airport. Aranattukara is located just 2 km from Thrissur railway station and State bus terminus.

History[edit]

In the past, most of the transportation in Kerala was done by water transport. Aranattukara had a huge stockyard adjoining the backwaters for storing goods for the consumers of Thrissur.

A church was built from the Statue of St Sebastian; which was found by the boatmen who were on the trip to Kochi for their supplies.

Aranattukara has a number of educational institutions in its locality, such as Calicut University Teacher Education Centre (M.Ed., B.Ed.) the School of Drama and Fine Arts is a theatre training institute situated in Aranattukara.

The Dr. John Mathai Centre (JMC) is a regional centre of University, and contains 6 departments.

There is additionally Tharakan's High School, Infant Jesus Girls High School, and a Government School which provides necessary primary education in Aranattukara.

Culture[edit]

The festival of Aranattukara church is held on the first Sunday of January[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Council". Corporation of Thrissur. Archived from the original on 2012-12-24. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  2. ^ "All Information on Kerala". THRISSUR CORPORATION. Retrieved 2012-06-30.