Kochi is a cosmopolitan city in with a bustling commercial port. Kochi is the financial and commercial capital of Kerala and, with a population of more than 2 million, the biggest conurbation in the state.

Landmarks in the Area

The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations, located in Kochi, , in .

The Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in , Kochi, in the state of which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.

Willingdon Island is the largest artificial island in India, which forms part of the , in the .

Saint Francis Church, in , , originally built in 1503, is one of the oldest European churches in and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the .

The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at is one of the nine Basilicas in .

Localities in the Area

Fort Kochi is a region in the in the , .

Mattancherry is a locality in the city of , .

Thoppumpady is a region in the city of in the state of , India.

Kochukadavanthra is a small area of Elamkulam village in Ernakulam district of , .

Panayapilly is a village in Ernakulam district near in the state of .


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