Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) city

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) city is the capital of one of the most beautiful states in India, Kerala. It is situated on the southern tip of Malabar coast in Peninsular India. ‘Thiru-anantha-puram’ means the town of the sacred snake-god Ananthan. It stretches along the shores of the Arabian sea for a distance of 78 kms and an area of 2192 sq kms. Trivandrum, is famous for its enchanting tourist spots including internationally renowned beaches like Kovalam, historic monuments with Gothic architecture, lakes and backwaters, unexplored mountain ranges etc. The city enjoys a notable position in the tourist map of India

Location . Trivandrum is the southern most district of the 14 districts in Kerala. It stretches along the shores of the Arabian sea for a distance of 78 kms and an area of 2192 sq kms. It also possess a handful of naturalistic and magnificent beaches, backwaters, mountains, wild life sancturies, historic monuments etc. The surrounding taluks include Chirayinkeezhu, Nedumangad and Neyyatinkara Geographical location
North latitudes 8° 17' and 8° 54' east
longitudes 76° 41' and 77° 17'. Physiography. The district can be divided into three geographical regions-highlands, midlands and lowlands. Chirayinkeezhu and Thiruvananthapuram taluks lie in midland and low land regions, while Nedumangad taluk lies in midland and highland regions and Neyyattinkara taluk stretch over all the three regions. The Agastyarkoodam, the southern most peak in the Ghats, is 1869 meters above sea level is the largest peak in the district
ClimateThe climate is pleasant and mild all the year along though the June - November months are quite wet. The March-May months are the hottest. Average temperature ranges from 28-33 in summer and 27-30 in other seasons.

Vaikom Unni and  Kanayi Kunhiraman (Malayalam: കാനായി കുഞ്ഞിരാമന്) at Thonnakkal
Kerala itself is called God’s own country, with National Geographic Traveler selecting it as ‘One of 50 must see destinations of a lifetime’ and ‘One of the 10 paradises of the World  Sarla Nair India (Copper Mining Family)
7 th October 2009 my First Photo at Trivandrum. Along with Mr. Venugopal my First Friend and Guide at Trivandrum. (N G Nair India - Travel Report Trivandrum ).

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Celebrating Kerala Temple Festivals Trivandrum: 2010Kadinamkulam Sri Mahadeva Temple TrivandrumKavadi Festival is a blend of faith, sacrifice, glamor and customSarpam Thullal is a spectacular ritual dance performance done to appease the snake gods in Kerala
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