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Residential area / Town
Nickname(s): Arecanut Market
Pazhanji is located in Kerala
Pazhanji is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°41′19″N 76°03′02″E / 10.688480°N 76.050480°E / 10.688480; 76.050480Coordinates: 10°41′19″N 76°03′02″E / 10.688480°N 76.050480°E / 10.688480; 76.050480
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
 • Type Village
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,339
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 680542
Vehicle registration KL-8, KL-48

Pazhanji is a village Postal code : 680542 near Kunnamkulam in Thrissur district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]


As of 2001 India census, Pazhanji had a population of 13339 with 6352 males and 6987 females.[1]

Pazhanji is well known for its Arecanut Market and Pazhanji Palli / Pazhanji Church. The market is a hub for Arecanut merchants from Monday through Saturday. This is where local arecanut (അടയ്ക്ക)sellers sell their product to authorised arecanut merchants. Buyers and sellers execute trade transactions by auction. Daily operations commence at 8 am and continue until 10:30 am.

The place is located in the Kattakambal Gram Panchayath.

Satellite view of Pazhanji

You may get down at Trichur or Guruvayur Railway Station or Nedumbasseri International Airport to reach Pazhanji [approximately 80 km from Cochin]. From the railway station/airport you should reach Kunnamkulam and then Pazhanji.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on December 8, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
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Pazhanji is in the Kattakambal Panjayath.