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Thiruvananthapuram

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
Thiruvananthapuram, formerly known as Trivandrum, is the capital of the Indian state of Kerala. With nearly 1,000,000 (one million) inhabitants as per the 2011 census, it is the largest and most populous city in Kerala. It is an IT hub of the state with over 80% of the state's software exports.

The city has a climate that borders between a tropical savanna climate and a tropical monsoon climate. The mean maximum temperature 34 °C and the mean minimum temperature is 21 °C. The humidity is high and rises to about 90% during the monsoon season.

Trivandrum is also a tourist hot-spot for both domestic and international tourists. Being the capital of Kerala, it is often known as "God's own country. Some of the major places of interest include Kovalam beach, Sanghumukham Beach, Napier museum and Zoo, Agasthyarkoodam peak, Neyyar Wild life sanctuary and Neyyar Dam, Kuthira Malika palace, Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple, Ponmudi, Poovar, Varkala Cliffs and Beaches and many others. It is also famous for being the Evergreen city of India.

Festivals like Onam (August - September), Arattu, Attukal Pongala, Chandanakudam Maholsavam, Nishagandhi Dance and Music Festival (February), Gramam (the Kerala village fair), Kovalam (January), Flavour Food Festival (April), etc. are celebrated with great enthusiasm every year.

Educational Scenario

Thiruvananthapuram is considered to have many leading institutes of higher education. Gradually it has become the centre of attraction for the admission seekers, for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level courses. With excellent faculty and administration, the city colleges generate a learning ambiance for the aspirants all across the country.

Among the city's many other institutions of higher learning are Government Ayurveda College, College of Engineering, Government Dental College, University College Of Engineering, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute For Medical Sciences & Technology, Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, etc. The city can also boost of some world class schools like Eden Public School, Fr Thomas Porukaracentral School, Grace Public School, Green Valley Public School, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, Kendriya Vidyalayas, etc.

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