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Constituency

Constituency

Constituency : Thrissur
Thiru Siva Peroor and previously known by its anglicised form as Trichur, is the fourth largest city, the third largest urban agglomeration in Kerala (Pop. 1,854,783) and the 20th largest in India. It is also the headquarters of the Thrissur District.  The City is built around a 65-acre (26 ha) hillock called the Thekkinkadu Maidan which seats the Vadakkumnathan temple. Thrissur was once the capital of the Kingdom of Cochin.

The city is connected to the North-South Corridor National Highway via the four-lane National Highway 47.
The highway traverses through the entire length and breadth of the city from different points and provides access to the nearby cities such of Kochi, Palakkad and Coimbatore. NH 47 provides two main exit points at Mannuthy and which is bypass to the Thrissur city and Thalore. Thrissur Railway Station, the busiest railway station in Kerala, provides trains to three directions and lies on the busy Shoranur-Cochin Harbour section. Thrissur Railway Station also connects to Guruvayoor Temple. Thrissur is connected to Cochin International Airport (Nedumbassery), which is about 55 kilometres away.