Alappuzha


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Alappuzha

(ăl'əppo͝or`ə), formerly

Alleppey

(ăl`əpē), city (1991 est. pop. 175,000), Kerala state, SW India. It is a district administrative center and port on the Arabian Sea. Coconuts are the mainstay of the economy; spices are also exported. A network of canals links the town to Thrissur to the north and Thiruvananthapuram to the south.
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Alappuzha (Kerala) [India], Feb 18 ( ANI ): A clash broke out between members of the Kerala Students Union (KSU) and the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) in Alappuzha on Saturday.
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