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Chowara is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Chowara is located in India
Chowara (India)
Coordinates: 10°07′44″N 76°22′23″E / 10.129°N 76.373°E / 10.129; 76.373Coordinates: 10°07′44″N 76°22′23″E / 10.129°N 76.373°E / 10.129; 76.373
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,603
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL 41
Chowwara Railway Station

Chowara is a Growing Fast Town in Ernakulam district in the state of Kerala, India.


At the 2001 India census,[1] Chowwara had a population of 13,603. Males constituted 50% of the population and females 50%. Chowwara had an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 81% and, female literacy was 76%. In Chowwara, 10% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Chowara (formerly Chowara Town), is a panchayat and Growing Fast Town in Aluva Kochi Metropolitan Area of the Ernakulam district in Kerala, India. It is the growing fast city in Aluva, Kochi agglomeration after Ernakulam. Located on the River Periyar, Cochin International Airport Limited – CIAL at Nedumbassery, is 6.3 km away from Chowara. It’s accessibility through Rail (Chowara Railway Station), Air (CIAL Airport) and Water (Chowara Ferry).


Chowara is in the constituency of Aluva Kerala Legislative Assembly. The Chowara is part of the Chalakudy (Lok Sabha constituency). Anwar Sadath is the MLA of Chowara constituency of Aluva.[2] It is part of Chalakudy (Lok Sabha constituency).


Chowara is well connected by air, road and rail from all parts of the State.

By Air[edit]

Cochin International Airport is just 6.3 km from the town center. Regular domestic and international connections are available from the airport.

By Train[edit]

Chowara railway station (IR Code: CWR) in the town, The Chowara Railway Station is close to Aluva Railway Station, the second major station of Ernakulam .

By Bus[edit]

Mainly private buses are here. KSRTC buses servicing from Aluva to Angamay Via Chowara-Nirmlalayam bridge.

By Ferry[edit]

Chowara Ferry is the easiest way to traveling Marambally, Perumbavoor side.

Taxis – There is a Taxi/ Auto available. You can also find Uber taxis to travel within the town.

Rented Vehicles – There are many places where you can rent Cars and Bikes.



  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies – Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 October 2008. Retrieved 19 October 2008.