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Kollam is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. The city is situated about 71 kilometres (44 mi) north of the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram. It is the headquarters of the Kollam district. Kollam is the fourth largest city in Kerala and is known for cashew processing and coir manufacturing. The city lies on the shores of Ashtamudi Lake. It is the southern gateway to the Kerala Backwaters of Kerala and is a prominent tourist destination.

Kollam was formerly called Nelcynda and Thondis or tyndis. During the rule of the chera monarchy in southern Kerala, Kollam was the focal point of trade. Today, Kollam is a major business and commercial centre in the central Travancore region of Kerala.

Country India
State Kerala
Districts Kollam
Language Malayalam and English
Population 361,441(2001)
Density 1,038 /km2 (2,688 /sq mi)
Area 2491 Sq.Km.
Elevation 3 metres (9.8 ft)
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Codes Pincode 691xxx
Tel [ISD] [STD] [+91] [0474]
Vehicle KL 02
Emergency No's Police 100
Ambulance 102
Fire 101
Best Time To Visit August to March

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 KOLLAM Tours


TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
Kollam Tour
(Kollam Weekend)
02 Nights & 03 Days Trivandrum–Kollam(Quilon)– Trivandrum
Kollam Kollam Tour (Kollam Weekend)

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Trivandrum
  • Ending Point:
  • Trivandrum
  • Duration:
  • 02 Nights / 03 Days
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Key to Kerala Tour 08 Nights & 09 Days Trivandrum–Kovalam– Kanyakumari–Kollam(Quilon) –Alleppey–Kumarakom– Thekkady–Cochin
Kollam Key to Kerala Tour

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Trivandrum
  • Ending Point:
  • Cochin
  • Duration:
  • 08 Nights / 09 Days
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