This airticle is aboot the ceety. For the destrict, see Thiruvananthapuram destrict. For the urban agglomeration aurie o Thiruvananthapuram, see Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan aurie.

Thiruvananthapuram (IPA: [t̪iruʋənɨn̪t̪əpurəm] ( listen)) kent in Inglis as Trivandrum /trˈvændrəm/, is the caipital o the Indie state o Kerala an the heidquairters o the Thiruvananthapuram destrict. It is locatit on the wast coast o Indie near the extreme sooth o the mainland. Referred tae bi Mahatma Gandhi as the "Ivergreen ceety o Indie",[3][4] the ceety is characterisit bi its undulatin terrain o law coastal hills an busy commercial alleys.[5] The ceety haes a population o mair nor 750,000 inhabitants an a population o aroond 1.68 million in the urban agglomeration, Thiruvananthapuram is the lairgest an maist populous ceety in Kerala.[6] It is an IT hub o the state wi ower 80% o the state's software exports.[7][8][9]


Frae top clockwise: Napier Museum, Padmanabhaswamy Temple, University of Kerala, Government Medical College, Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhavani biggin in Technopark an The Oriental Research Institute & Manuscripts Library
Thiruvananthapuram is locatit in Kerala
Coordinates: 08°29′15″N 76°57′9″E / 8.48750°N 76.95250°E / 8.48750; 76.95250
Kintra Indie
 • BodiThiruvananthapuram Corporation
 • MayorAdv. K. Chandrika
 • Deputy MayorG. Happykumar
 • Ceety Polis CommissionerT.J. Jose IPS
 • Memmer o PairlamentShashi Tharoor (Lok Sabha)
 • Metropolitan Ceety214.86 km2 (82.96 sq mi)
10 m (30 ft)
 • Metropolitan Ceety752,490
 • Density4,454/km2 (11,540/sq mi)
 • Metro1,687,406
 • OffeecialMalayalam · Inglis
 • Spoken leidsMalayalam · Inglis · Tamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
695 xxx
Telephone code91 (0)471
Vehicle registrationKL-01, KL-22, KL-15 (for K.S.R.T.C)
Coastline78 kilometre (48 mi)
Sex ratio1064[1] /
Planning agencyTRIDA
Civic agencyThiruvananthapuram Corporation
Distance frae Mumbai1,543 kilometre (959 mi) NW (land)
Distance from Delhi2,814 kilometre (1,749 mi) N (land)
ClimateAm/Aw (Köppen)
Precipitation1,700 millimetre (67 in)
Avg. annual temperatur27.2 °C (81.0 °F)
Avg. summer temperatur35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperatur24.4 °C (75.9 °F)


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  3. "Trivandrum India". Destination 360. Retrieved 2010-06-18.
  4. Evergreencity of India
  5. The Indian encyclopaedia: biographical, historical, religious, administrative, ethnological, commercial and scientific. Archery-Banog, Volume 2. Genesis Publishing Pvt Ltd,. 2002. p. Page 7063.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  6. "India: metropolitan areas". World Gazetteer. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2010-02-28. Retrieved 2010-03-10.
  7. "Exports from companies in Technopark: Chapter 21, page:502, section:21.8" (PDF). Information And Communication Technology. Planning Board, Government of Kerala. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2010-10-22.
  8. "Thiruvananthapuram ranked as 4th IT destination in India (page 4)". India's hottest IT destinations. Rediff. Retrieved 2010-10-22.
  9. "Exports from companies in Technopark: Chapter 21, page:220, section:21.66" (PDF). Information And Communication Technology. Planning Board, Government of Kerala. 2010-12-01. Retrieved 2011-02-28.

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