Kanayannur is a taluk in the district of Ernakulam, in the state of Kerala, India.[1] Taluk is an administrative denomination in India.

Kanayannur
Taluk/Village
Coordinates: 9°58′0″N 76°16′0″E / 9.96667°N 76.26667°E / 9.96667; 76.26667Coordinates: 9°58′0″N 76°16′0″E / 9.96667°N 76.26667°E / 9.96667; 76.26667
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictErnakulam
Area
 • Total303.06 km2 (117.01 sq mi)
Area rank5
Population
 (2011)
 • Total8,51,406
 • Rank1
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
682XXX
Vehicle registrationKL 7,KL 39
Nearest cityErnakulam/Kochi
Lok Sabha constituencyErnakulam
Vidhan Sabha constituencyErnakulam,Thrippunithura,Piravom, Thrikkakara,Kalamaserry

HistoryEdit

Kanayannur Taluk was formed in 1762, and is one of the oldest taluks in the former Cochin Kingdom.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India Census, Kanayannur had a population of 790212 with 390875 males and 399337 females.[1]

The Kanayannr taluk office is situated at M G Road, Ernakulam. There is a village in Kanayannur taluk whose name is also Kanayannur. The Kanayannur village office is situated at a village called Eruvely. Kanayannur is also known as Palace Square. It is believed that there was a palace of king of Kochi in Kanayannur hence the place is named palace square.

Revenue villages in Kanayannur TalukEdit

  1. Ernakulam
  2. Elamkulam
  3. Poonithura
  4. Edappally North
  5. Edappally South
  6. Kalamassery
  7. Thrikkakara North
  8. Thrikkakara South
  9. Kakkanad
  10. Vazhakkala
  11. Cheranelloor
  12. Kadamakkudy
  13. Mulavukad
  14. Nadama-Thekkumbagam
  15. Thiruvamkulam
  16. Maradu
  17. Kumbalam
  18. Kureekkad
  19. Chottanikkara
  20. Kanayannur
  21. Udayamperoor
  22. Manakunnam
  23. Mulanthuruthy
  24. Keechery
  25. Kulayettikara
  26. Amballoor
  27. Edakkattuvayal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.