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Kanayannur is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Country  India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Population (2001)
 • Total 790,212
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL 7,KL 39,KL 17
Nearest city Ernakulam/Kochi
Lok Sabha constituency Ernakulam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ernakulam,Thrippunithura,Piravom

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


As of 2001 India Census, Kanayannur had a population of 790212 with 390875 males and 399337 females.[1] Kanayannur is the largest Taluk in Kerala.

Kanayannr taluk office situated at M G Road, Ernakulam. There is a village in kanayannur taluk whose name is also Kanayannur. Kanayannur village office situated at a village called Eruvely. Kanayannur is now known as Palace Square though Kanayannur taluk and Kanayannur village still exist. 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 Taluk

  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
  28. Kaipattoor


  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10. 

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