Thiruvananthapuram also known as Trivandrum, is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Kerala. The city has a population of 957,730 inhabitants and a metropolitan population of 1.68 million. Thiruvananthapuram is a major Information Technology hub in India, and contributes 55% of Kerala’s software exports as of 2015.Thiruvananthapuram is located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland. Referred by Mahatma Gandhi as the “Evergreen city of India”,the city is characterised by its undulating terrain of low coastal hills.The city is classified as a Tier-II city by the government of India.
|Coastal area||78 Km|
Thiruvananthapuram district is situated between north latitudes 8º 17′ and 8º 54′ and east longitudes 76º 41′ and 77º 17′.
The southern most extremity, ‘Parasala’, is 56 kms away from Kanyakumari, the “land’s end of India”. The district stretches along the shores of the Arabian sea for a distance of 78 kms.
|East||Thirunalveli District, Tamilnadu.|
|South||Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu|
|West||The Arabian Sea.|
|District Area||2192 km².|
|Main Towns||Thiruvananthapuram City,
|Population||3307284(as per 2011 census).|