About District

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.

General Details
Item Description
Headquartes Thiruvananthapuram
Language Malayalam
Area 2192 Sqrd
Sex ratio 1088/1000
Coastal area 78 Km
Population 1,679,754
Men 813,065
Women 866,689
Legislative assembly 14
Lokasabha 2


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.

District Boundaries
Label Description
East Thirunalveli District, Tamilnadu.
South Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu
West The Arabian Sea.
North Kollam District.
District Area 2192 km².
Taluks 6
Villages 120
Main Towns Thiruvananthapuram City,
Population 3307284(as per 2011 census).