Central Division (Travancore)

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Quilon
Division of Travancore
1856–1949
India Central Travancore locator map.svg
Location of Central Travancore
CapitalQuilon
 • TypeMonarchy
Historical eraTravancore
• Established
1856
• Disestablished
1949
Today part ofKerala, India

Central Division, sometimes referred to as the Quilon Division was one of three (or four) administrative subdivisions of the princely state of Travancore in what is now Kerala. It was administered by a civil servant of rank Diwan Peishkar equivalent to a District Collector in British India and consisted of 8 taluks — Kottayam, Karthikapally, Changanacherry, Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta, Ambalappuzha, Chengannur, Kunnathur, Karunagappalli, Pandalam, Mavelikkara, Quilon and Kottarakara. The headquarters was the town of Quilon.

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