Area: 87.341 sq.kms. Comprising of mainland
Ernakulam. Old Cochin, including Mattancherry, Fort Kochi, Palluruthy,
and Thoppumpady, Willingdon Island, the suburbs of Edappally and the
exurbia of Kalamassery, Thrikkakara and Kakkanad to the northeast, and
Tripunithura to the southeast.
lakhs, Greater Cochin (1991 census)
Location: Latitude, 9 degree 15 E, The City lies between
Tripunithura, the seat of the erstwhile royality to its southeast and
the Eloor-Kalamassery industrial belt to is north. To the west lies the
Language: Malayalam, the youngest in he Dravidian family, is the
official language of the State of Kerala. English is widely used in
Religion: Hindus account for the largest community followed by
Christians and Muslims. Cochin has also a small population of Jains,
Jews and Sikhs.
(Indian standard Time +5.30 hours GMT).
Altitude: Sea level.
The warm tropical climate recommends light cotton clothes, waterproofing
is essential during monsoons.
only bottled mineral water. Drink boiled water, particularly during the
Electricity: 220 volts. You'll require plug adaptors.
FM 102.3 MHz. (Timings: 1658 hrs to 2300 hrs (all days)