How far is Ernakulam from Cochin?

How far is Ernakulam from Cochin?

Distance Between Ernakulam to Kochi

Distance between Ernakulam to Kochi by Road is 10 Kms
Distance between Ernakulam to Kochi by Flight is 7 Kms
Travel Time from Ernakulam to Kochi by Road is 0:21 hrs
Nearest Airport in Ernakulam Cochin International Airport (9.98, 76.3)

Is Ernakulam and Cochin same?

These two name are used quite interchangeably, and can confuse you, if you are not familiar with this cosmopolitan city in Kerala. Ernakulam is the name of the district. Kochi is its city area. Inside Kochi City, Ernakulam refers to the downtown area.

How far is Kochi from Cochin?

Distance between Kochi and Cochin. It takes 4 hours, 55 minutes to travel from Kochi to Cochin. Approximate driving distance between Kochi and Cochin is 246 kms or 152.9 miles or 132.8 nautical miles . Travel time refers to the time taken if the distance is covered by a car.

Is Ernakulam a city or town?

It is located 220 kilometres (137 mi) north – west of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. The city has served as an incubator for many Malayali entrepreneurs and is a major financial and commercial hub of Kerala….

Country India
City UA Kochi
District Ernakulam
State Kerala

Why is Cochin famous?

Popularly known as the Queen of Arabian Sea, the city also flaunts one of the finest natural harbours of the world and was the centre of the world spice trade for many centuries. Old Kochi (presently called West Kochi), loosely refers to a group of islands which comprise Willingdon Island, Fort Kochi, Mattancherry etc.

What is the old name of Kochi?

Changed Name (in India)

Old Name New Name
Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram
Quilon Kollam
Aleppey Alappuzha
Cochin Kochi

What is the nickname of Kochi?

The Queen of Arabian Sea

City/town Nickname
Kochi (Cochin) The Queen of Arabian Sea Commercial Capital of Kerala Judicial Capital of Kerala Gateway to Kerala Hub of Malayalam Film Industry
Thrissur The Cultural capital of Kerala Land of Poorams The land of Vadakkumnathan Gold capital of India
Kozhikode (Calicut) City of Spices.

Why Ernakulam is called Cochin?

Ernakulam region is located at the central parts of Kochi city. Thus the name is often used interchangeably with the name “Kochi” to refer to the city. The Ernakulam District is situated in Central Kerala in India.

Why Cochin is called Kochi?

The origin of the name Kochi is thought to be the Malayalam word kochu azhi, meaning ‘small lagoon’. Accounts by Italian explorers Nicolo Conti (15th century), and Fra Paoline in the 17th century say that it was called Kochchi, named after the river connecting the backwaters to the sea.

What is the real name of Cochin?

After the arrival of the Portuguese, and later the British, the name Cochin stuck as the official appellation. The city reverted to a closer transcription of its original Malayalam name, Kochi, in 1996. This change in name was challenged by the city municipal corporation but court later dismissed the plea.

What language is spoken in Kochi?


Kochi English: Cochin
• Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN code(s) 682 XXX, 683 XXX