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Ernakulam District Information

Ernakulam district is one of the most developed districts of Kerala. Being the commercial hub of Kerala, all the major developments in the fields of industry, transportation and IT happen here. The district includes the city of Kochi, an important seaport. From ancient times Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese seafarers followed the sea route to Kingdom of Cochin and left their impressions in the town.


Area: 2407 sq km, Population: 3,105,798, Literacy: 93.42 %

Local Bodies

Taluks: Paravur, Aluva, Kochi, Kanayannoor, Muvattupuzha, Kunnathunadu, Kothamangalam
Block Panchayath: Alangad, Angamaly, Edappally, Koovappady, Kothamangalam, Mulanthuruthi, Palluruthy, Pampakuda, Parakkadavu, Parur, Vadavukode, Vazhakkulam, Vypeen, Vyttila
Corporation: Cochin
Municipality: Thrippunithura, Kalamassery, North Paravur, Aluva, Angamaly, Perumbavoor, Muvattupuzha, Kothamangalam


Parliament: Ernakulam, Chalakkudy, Idukki, Kottayam
Assembly: Perumbavoor, Angamaly, Aluva, Kalamassery, Paravoor, Vypin, Kochi, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam, Thrikkakkara, Kunnathunadu, Piravom, Muvattupuzha, Kothamangalam

Rivers and Back Waters

Periyar, Muvattupuzha, Chalakudi river, Vemband Lake


Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT), Indian Rare Earths, Hindustan Machine Tools, Appollo Tyres, Hindustan Insecticides, Forest Industries of Travancore, Travancore Cochin Chemicals , Cominco Binani Zinc, Cochin Shipyard, Cochin Refineries, Kakkanad Info Park, Smart City (proposed)

Major Educational Institutions

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kalamassery. Click here to visit CUSAT website.
Sanskrit University , Kalady

Tourist Places

Ambalamukal, Bolghatty Island, Chennamangalam, Cochin Harbour and Willingdon Island, Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish synagogue, Fort Cochin, Cherai Beach, Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, Kodanadu elephant care centre, Tripunithura Hill Palace Museum


Air: Cochin International Airport (Nedumbassery)and Old Cochin airport now exclusively used by Indian Navy
Rail: Main Railway Stations: Ernakulam South, Ernakulam North, Aluva and Angamaly. Click on station name for railway time table.

Road Distance to major places from Ernakulam in kilometers:

Alappuzha 63, Aluva 21, Anagamaly 37, Chalakkudy 49, Guruvayur 84, Idukki 129, Kodeungallur 49, Kothamangalam 54, Kottayam 76, Kozhikode 213, Mala 52, Munnar 132, Muvattupuzha 46, North paravur 37, Pamba 196, Perumbavur 36, Thamarassery 245, Thekkady 176 Thiruvanathapuram 222, Thrissur 81 Coimbatore 184, Kodaikanal 199, Ooty 268, Kanayakumari, Bangalore 536, Chennai 702

Distance between major places in Kerala
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