Chettuva (Portuguese: Chatuá) is a coastal village in Thrissur district, also known as Launchi Velayudhan's Backwater Kerala, India. Chettuva is located 25 km from Thrissur. The Chettuva Backwaters start at Enamakkal Lake and empties to Arabian Sea. Erstwhile film director Ramu Kariat was one among the prominent people from Chettuva. In 2011, construction of a harbour, with a view to tap fishing wealth was started.[1]

Chettuva
Chettuva
village
Chettuva is located in Kerala
Chettuva
Chettuva
Location in Kerala, India
Chettuva is located in India
Chettuva
Chettuva
Chettuva (India)
Coordinates: 10°33′30″N 76°2′5″E / 10.55833°N 76.03472°E / 10.55833; 76.03472Coordinates: 10°33′30″N 76°2′5″E / 10.55833°N 76.03472°E / 10.55833; 76.03472
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictTrichur
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
680616
Telephone code0487
Vehicle registrationKL-75
Nearest cityChavakkad
Lok Sabha constituencyThrissur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyGuruvayur

Major attractionsEdit

  • William Fort
  • Chettuva Bungalow
  • Raja Islands
  • Chettuva Harbour

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