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Eloor is located in Kerala
Eloor is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°4′0″N 76°18′0″E / 10.06667°N 76.30000°E / 10.06667; 76.30000Coordinates: 10°4′0″N 76°18′0″E / 10.06667°N 76.30000°E / 10.06667; 76.30000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
 • Body Municipality
 • Total 14.21 km2 (5.49 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,092
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0484
Vehicle registration KL-41
Nearest city North Paravur
Lok Sabha constituency Ernakulam
Civic agency Municipality
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
Website www.eloor.lsgkerala.gov.in

Eloor is a suburb of Kochi and a municipality in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam District in the Indian state of Kerala, India. It is an industrial area north of Cochin. It is an island of 14.21 km² formed between two distributaries of river Periyar and is the largest industrial belt in Kerala.The Neighbouring Places of Eloor are Kalamassery industrial hub, Aluva, Cheranalloor and Paravur.


Eloor Moopans the traditional landlords in this area. Kottakunnu the highland has seen revolts. In 1886 Keralas first private hospital formed here St. Josephs Hospital.The historic and oldest temple here is Manjummel Sree Krishna Swami temple and the whole manjummel belonged to temple and the deity here Sree Krishna Swamy is being called as Deshanathan.


There are more than 200 industries of different kinds, e.g. Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT), Indian Rare Earths Limited, Hindustan Insecticides Limited and many others manufacturing a range of products like chemical-petrochemical products, rare-earth elements, rubber-processing chemicals, fertilizers, zinc/chromium compounds and leather products. Eloor is one of the best place to live near the Kochi city.[citation needed]


As of 2001 India census,[1] Eloor had a population of 30,092. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Eloor has an average literacy rate of 84%, somewhat higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 81%.


Educational institutions in the area include



  • Pattupurakkal Devi Temple
  • Balasubramanya Temple, Eloor Depot
  • Sree subramanya Temple,Sree Kumara Vilasam Sabha,SN Nagar, Manjummel
  • SNDP Branch,1071,SN Nagar,Manjummel.
  • SN Samoohya Seva Sangam,SN Nagar,Manjummel.
  • Sree Krishna Swami Temple, Manjummel
  • Naranath Sree Krishna Swami Temple
  • Kuttakav Bhagavathy Temple
  • Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Manjummel
  • Elanjickal Bhagavathy Kshetram
  • Elanjickal Mahadeva Kshetram
  • Elanjickal Nagaraja Kshetram
  • FACT Central Juma Masjid, Fact Jn.
  • Eloor Juma Masjid
  • Najathul Islam Masjid, Eloor North
  • Vayalvaramkavu Bhagavathy Temple Eloor Methanam
  • St. Antony's Church, Eloor Ferry road
  • St. Joseph's Church, Eloor Ferry
  • Christ the king Church, Eloor Depot
  • St Thomas Church Kuttikkatukara,Eloor
  • St. Ann's Church, Eloor
  • Noorul Huda Masjid ELOOR DEOPOT
  • Sree Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Manjummel
  • Sree Krishna Vilasam N.S.S Karayogam, Manjummel

Notable people[edit]

  • M. K. K. Nair, former chairman and MD - Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore
  • Siji Babu, Municipal Chairperson Eloor
  • Payyapilly Balan (Writer)
  • Mecartin, Film director
  • Nadirshah
  • Biju Chembalayat, Art Director (Print Media)
  • Beena Antony
  • Pattanam Rasheed
  • Kalamandalam Sankara Warrier,Madhalam artist
  • Purushan Eloor
  • Eloor George
  • Teenu Tellence
  • M. S. Moorthy (councilor)
  • Sethu E. K. President, Eloor Service Co-operative Bank
  • A. D. Sujil, vice chairman - Eloor Municipality
  • Vargees Vadassery Drama Artist
  • Sindhu Nair, Chief Engineer, Electrical Dept., SNC Lavalin,Mumbai, India.


Channel7 Manjummel


FACT Stadium is the cradle of Cochin football lovers. Many other athletes also contributed by this village.

See also[edit]