Assistant Facts on Kerala

Districts of Kerala – Thrissur

  • Year of formation : 1949, July 1


  • Thrissur town was made a Corporation in 2000.


  • Smallest corporation


  • Corporation with the lowest population.


  • Thrissur is the only one corporation in Kerala which has no coastal area.


  • First Medical University in Kerala is established at Thrissur.


  • Thrissur is the cultural capital of Kerala.


  • Thrissur was a part of former Cochin kingdom.


  • The famous ‘Thrissur Pooram’ held in connection with the festival of Vadakkumnathan temple attracts a large number of people.


  • Thrissur is the headquarters of KILA, Kerala Sahitya Academy, Kerala Lalithakala Academy, Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Academy and Kerala Scheduled Caste – Scheduled Tribe Development Corporation.


  • Panchayat with the highest sex ratio in the state: Orumanayur, Thrissur District


  • First legal literate village in Kerala : Ollukkara, is in Thrissur District.


  • St. Thomas Church at Kodungallur, the first Christian Church in Kerala and Cheraman Perumal Mosque at Kodungallur, the first mosque in Kerala are in Thrissur district.


  • Appan Tamburan monument is located at Ayyanthol.


  • Athirapilly, Vazhachal waterfalls are in Thrissur district.


  • Ancient port Musiris is there.


  • Puthanpalli the highest Christian church in Asia is located in Thrissur.


  • Forest Research Institute is in Peechi.


  • Famous Temples ; Guruvayur Vishnu temple, Vadakkumnathan, Paramekavu, Koodal Manikka temple at Iringalakuda.