Thiruvananthapuram District

Population: 3307284 (2011)

State: Kerala

Language: Malayalam

Headquarters: Thiruvananthapuram

 

Date of formation: 1957

Area: 2192 square kilometers

Density of population: 1509 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 92.66 % - Male: 94.60 %, Female: 90.89 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1088

 

Boundaries of Thiruvananthapuram District

 

North: Kollam District, Kerala

South: Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

East: Thirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu

West: Arabian Sea

 

Thiruvananthapuram District Average Rainfall: 1500 mm

Thiruvananthapuram District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 33 deg C

Thiruvananthapuram District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 22 deg C

 

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: Neyyar, Karamana River, Vamanapuram River

Taluks: Thiruvananthapuram, Chirayinkeezhu, Neyyattinkara, Nedumangad

Municipalities: Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, Varkala, Neyyattinkara, Attingal, Nedumangad

Assembly Constituencies: Thiruvananthapuram, Aruvikkara, Attingal, Chirayinkeezhu, Kattakada, Kazhakoottam, Kovalam, Nedumangad, Nemom, Neyyattinkara, Parassala, Vamanapuram, Varkala, Vattiyoorkavu

Lakes: Veli, Akkulam, Vellayani, Kappil, Poovar, Thiruvallom

Beaches: Kappil Beach, Kovalam Beach, Shanghumugham Beach, Varkala Beach, Chowara, Poovar, Veli

Dams and Waterfalls: Neyyar Dam, Peppara Dam, Aruvikkara Dam, Lower Meenmutti, Meenmutti Waterfall, Aruvi Waterfall

 

Thiruvananthapuram District Nearby Attractions

 

1. VJT Hall

2. Kovalom Palace

3. Anchuthengu Fort

4. Kanakakkunnu Palace

5. Kuthira Mallika

6. Padmanabhaswamy Temple

7. Botanical Garden

8. KCS Panicker Gallery

9. Priyadarshini Planetarium

10. The Zoological Park

11. Happyland Amusement Park 

 

Thiruvananthapuram District Facts: Thiruvananthapuram means the abode of Lord Anantha. Until 1991 it was called Trivandrum. This is the densest district in Kerala.

 

Major Agricultural Products: Rice, pepper, ginger, cashew nut, tapioca, coconut, arecanut, tea, rubber

 

Fauna: Mangoose, Malabar civet, sloth bear, leopard, wild dog, wild cat, jackal, tiger, deer, elephants, crocodiles, tortoises

 

What is Thiruvananthapuram District Famous For: Padmanabha Swamy Temple and its treasures

 

Famous People From Thiruvananthapuram District: G. S. Pradeep, Guru Gopinath, Gopalan Nair Shankar, G. Madhavan Nair, Actress Ambika, Urvashi, Sathyan Anthikad, Radha

 

Thiruvananthapuram Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012

 

Places in Thiruvananthapuram District

 
 
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