11 things you should Know about Kochi, The Mallu’s Pride.
Kochi renamed from Cochin. This is just a normal second tier city in mid 80’s, but in the early 90’s it became more recognised and started growing as a Cosmopolitan City.
Though Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala State;
Our team brings you certain reasons which prove strongly the fact that Kochi is Mallu’s Pride.!
11. First Church in India.
India’s First Church; St.Francis Church is located in Kochi.
10.Commericial Capital of Kerala
Kochi is home to Cochin Stock Exchange, the only stock exchange in Kerala.Federal Bank, the fourth-largest Private sector bank in India; is located in Aluva which is a suburb of Kochi.
Fishing is also a primary occupation.
9.Queen of the Sea.!
Cochin is named as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.
And also Portuguese call it “Little Lisbon”, English call it “Mini England” and Dutch called it “Homely Holland”.
Spread Across a gigantic area of 17 acres,making it the largest mall located in India.
7.Passion for Sports.
Football is the most passionate sport among locals.
Kochi is home to two of India’s major professional football teams, FC Kochi and Chirag United Kerala and Kerala Blasters in ISL League owned by Sachin Tendulkar.
and this city has third largest stadium and second largest cricket stadium in India; “Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium”.
Kochi has been ranked the sixth best tourist destination in India according to a survey conducted by the Nielsen Company.
5.Home for Mollywood.
Wonder how Bollywood smashes hits with an un-commercial and logical films..!?
Malayalam is the Answer.! B|
Kochi trades over 90% of Spices to the World.
3.The 6th Fastest Emerging Metropolitan in India.
Kochi is in 6th position after Chandigarh, Noida, Ahmedabad, Indore and Vishakapatnam.
2.NRI’s and Gulf -As Romantic As Titanic
Apparantely one-fourth of Kerala’s income is through Malayalee’s working in UAE,Sultanate of Oman,Saudi Arabia,Bahrain;etc
This is the money that made Kochi develop to it’s zenith.
11. Start Up Village, Kochi.
Kochi has a Start Up Village which is a role model for the Country. 🙂
Not only Mallu’s but the whole India is proud of what Kochi has been contributing to India 🙂