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Aranattukara is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Aranattukara is located in India
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
 • 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.


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.


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.


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

See also[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.