History of Ernakulam

District at a Glance
District Name Ernakulam
Headquarters Kakkanad
Goegraphical Area 2407 Sq.kms
Coastal line 46 Kms
Water bodied area 12,700 Hectares
Forest Land 8,123 Hectares
Latitude : 9o57’ N; Longitude 76 o15’ E
North – Thrissur District, East – Idukki District, West – Arabian Sea, South – Kottayam & Alappuzha Districts
Indian Standard Time +5:30 hours GMT
Sea Level
Population
Population
Male 16,19,557
Female 16,62,831
Total 32,82,388
Sex Ratio
1024
Density of Population
2770/sq mi
Per Capita Income
Rs.94392
LiteracyRate
Male 95.95%
Female 92.96%
Total 97.05%
Weather
Rainfall (mm)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min - 46.0 71.7 142.8 143.8 542.4 593.1 406.8 101.9 447.5 - -
Average Temperature (Degree Celsius)
Max. 31.4 31.8 32.4 32.7 31.7 29.7 28.9 29.0 29.6 30.2 30.9 31.3
Min. 22.1 23.4 25.0 25.4 25.3 24.0 23.5 23.7 23.8 23.9 23.6 22.7
Relative Humidity
Max. 73.0 76.0 75.0 77.0 82.0 89.0 91.0 89.0 86.0 84.0 81.0 75.0
Min. 23.0 25.4 28.6 30.4 31.0 30.0 29.1 29.2 29.2 29.0 27.9 24.5

 

Administrative Setup
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Other Informations
Language Malayalam is the Official Language. English is popularly used in business circles.
Religion Hindus accounts for the largest community followed by Christian and  Muslims. A small population of Jains, Jews and Sikhs are also residing in Kochi.
Climate Summers are hot, winters mild. The average annual rainfall is 3099.1 mm with 132 average annual rainy days.
Season Best time to visit is between October and March
Clothing Warm tropical climate recommends light cotton clothes. Waterproofing is required during Monsoons.
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