Alappuzha, washed by the silvery waves of the Arabian Sea, occupies a significant place in the tourist map of Kerala in South India. Interlocked with a large number of canals and bridges, this water locked district has immense untapped potential for backwater tourism. Alappuzha is also a major centre of coir and carpet industry. There are about 4000 production units including a few big factories with mechanized looms. The 'Nehru Cup' the largest snake boat race in the state is held here.
|Area||: 1414 Sq.Kms.|
|Season||: August to March|
|STD Code||: 0477|
|Rain Fall||: 229 Cms (annual)|
|Temperature||: 21.150C - 33.30 C|
|Literacy||: 93.66 %|