Thrissur is a revenue district located in central Kerala. Its etymology breaks the name 'Thiru-Shiva-Perur' to Thrissur that means 'The city with the name of Lord Shiva'. This is the land where the trade relationships of British India prospered with the other countries. Thrissur is also known as the cultural hub of Kerala as it gloats various places of worship and the Thrissur Pooram annual fest is held here.
Thrissur descends from the misty Western Ghats and covers an area of 3032 sq. km. The four rivers namely Periyar, Chalakudy, Karuvannur and Poonani are the major source of water for the dwellers of Thrissur. The climate of the place is tropical humid. The summer and winter, as compared to monsoons, are comparatively shorter in duration. The rainy season lasts till December mid with an average rainfall of 3000 mm. The mercury level touches upto 38° C on an average in summers and 22° C during winters.
Thrissur is a home to different attractions. There are many frequented places like Athirappily falls, Vazhachal, Kotta Elephant Sanctuary, Chavakad beach and the list goes on.