Central Division (Travancore)

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Quilon
Division of Travancore
1856–1949
Location of Quilon Division
Location of Central Travancore
Capital Quilon
Government Monarchy
Historical era British Raj
 •  Established 1856
 •  Disestablished 1949
Today part of Kerala, 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, Changanacherry, Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta,Ambalappuzha, Chengannur, Kunnathur, Karunagappalli, Mavelikkara, Quilon, Adoor and Kottarakara. The headquarters was the town of Quilon.

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