Thiruvananthapuram – a land of rich history

Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala State, is a coastal town at the southern tip of the Indian peninsula. It gets its name from the fabled serpent god, Anantha, on whom Sri Anantha Padmanabhan (Lord Vishnu) reclines. Its iconic landmark, the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, is said to be one of the richest temples in the world. According to latest census figures, Thiruvananthapuram has a population of around 1million. Being the capital city, it is the political centre of the state. The state secretariat and legislature are located here and many people work in government offices. It is home to many major educational and technological institutions like the Kerala University, the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, etc. Its economy is dominated by the service industry with major focus on IT business. It is home to India’s first IT Park, Technopark.

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