Trivandrum


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Trivandrum:

see ThiruvananthapuramThiruvananthapuram
, formerly Trivandrum
, city (1991 pop. 826,255), capital and largest city of Kerala state, SW India, a port on the Arabian Sea. The city is a transportation hub.
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Trivandrum

 

(ancient Tiruvanantapuram), a city and port on the southwestern coast of India on the Arabian Sea. Capital of the state of Kerala. Population, 409,800 (1971). Trivandrum is a transportation junction. Industry is represented by rubber and copra processing and the production of chemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and soap. There is also a wood-products industry. Handcrafted articles are made of ebony, horn, and ivory. A university was founded in the city in 1937.

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Trivandrum

a city in S India, capital of Kerala, on the Malabar Coast: made capital of the kingdom of Travancore in 1745; University of Kerala (1937). Pop.: 744 739 (2001)
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