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 About Ernakulam

Ernakulam refers to the western part of the mainland of Kochi city in Kerala, India. The name 'Ernakulam' is derived from the name of a very famous temple of Lord Shiva called the Ernakulathappan Temple. It is also said that the word Ernakulam was drawn from Malayalam words 'Ere naal Kulam', which mean 'Pond for a long time'. Ernakulam is the commercial capital of the state of Kerala.The Kerala High Court is situated in Ernakulam.

Ernakulam is located on the coast of the Arabian sea with Kottayam and Alappuzha districts on the south, Idukki on the east and Thrissur on the north. The commercial capital and the most cosmopolitan city of Kerala, Kochi, in Ernakulam, is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. With one of the finest natural harbours in the world, this was once a major centre of commerce and trde with the British, Arabs, Chinese, Portguese, Dutch etc.

Country India
State Kerala
Districts Ernakulam
Language Malayalam and English
Population 2589038, Greater Cochin (2001 census)
Area 2407 sq.km
Elevation 4 metres (13 ft)
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Codes Pincode 682031
Tel [ISD] [STD] [+91] [0484]
Vehicle KL 7
Emergency No's Police 100
Ambulance 102
Fire 101
Best Time To Visit September to May

 Ernakulam Hotels


 Ernakulam Travel


TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
Ernakulam Tour 02 Nights & 03 Days Ernakulam - Kochi - Cochin
Ernakulam Tour Tour Information
  • Starting Point:
  • Ernakulam
  • Ending Point:
  • Cochin
  • Duration:
  • 02 Nights / 03 Days
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Kerala Pilgrimage Tour 03 Nights & 04 Days Cochin/Ernakulam–Guruvayoor– Ernakulam
Kerala Pilgrimage Tour Tour Information
  • Starting Point:
  • Ernakulam
  • Ending Point:
  • Ernakulam
  • Duration:
  • 03 Nights / 04 Days
  • More Info >>

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