Cochin is located in the east of the state of Kerala, is a natural port and has beautiful backwaters.
Language: Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil, Konkani.
Mayor: Mercy Williams
Deputy Mayor: C. K. Manisankar
Government: Municipal Corporation
Monetary Units: Indian Rupee
Coordinates: 9°58'N 76°16'E
Area: 94.88 kmē (37 sq mi)
Elevation: 0 m (0 ft)
Principal Attraction: Backwaters, Mattancherry Palace, Gundu Island, Bolghatty Palace, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Hill Palace Museum from Thripunithra, Pareekshith Thampuran Museum, Cherai Beach, Chinese Fishing Nets, Willingdon Island;Lighthouse at Ochanthuruth, Vypeen Island, and Jewish Synagogue.
- Telephone: +0484
- Pincode: 682 0xx
- UN/LOCODE: INKOC
- Vehicle: KL-7
Principal Festivals: Cochin Carnival, Indira Gandhi Boat Race, Attachamayam.
Principal Transporting: The Nedumbassery International Airport, Rail Stations: Ernakulam Junction, Ernakulam Town and Cochin Harbor, KSRTC Central Bus Station, Taxis, Rickshaw.
Principals Personalities: Sahodaran Ayyappan, Changampuzha Krishnapilla, G. Sankarakurup, Ponjikara Raphi, Vyloppilly Sreedhara Menon, Justice V.R. KrishnaIyer, Yesudas.