|City||:||101.43 km2 (39.16 sq mi)|
|Time Zone||:||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Area code(s)||:||91-(0)487-XXXX XXX|
Thrissur is one of the largest cities in Kerala. Due to its rich legacy of culture, religion and spiritualism, the city is known as the cultural capital of Kerala. It hosts the famous festival of Thrissur Pooram - the most colourful and spectacular festival in Kerala celebrated in the Vadakkumnathan temple. Thrissur is the commercial and financial hub of Kerala and the largest centre for gold jewellery and silk. It is also a major academic hub with some of the best educational institutions.
Real estate is one of Thrissur's most lucrative sectors. According to a research report by real estate consultants Cushman & Wakefield, the presence of numerous educational institutions and leading hospitals are instrumental in driving the demand of real estate properties in the city. Other factors such as availability of land, good law enforcement practices and budding tourism industry have also influenced the demand in Thrissur.