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Kollam district is one of 14 districts of the state of Kerala, India. The district has a cross-section of Kerala's natural attributes; it is endowed with a long coastline, a major Arabian Sea seaport and an inland lake . The district has many source of waterbodies. Kallada river is one among it and the east side land of river is EastKallada and the west side land is WestKallada. Kallada Boat race is one among the famous festival events of district. Even though it is a competition between two land sides of river many boat clubs from various places even beyond the district use to participate in the event. Kollam is the capital of Kerala's cashew industry. Plains, mountains, lakes, lagoons and backwaters, forests, farmland and rivers make up the topography of the district. The area had trading relationships with Phoenicia and Ancient Rome.GeographyKollam district is located on the southwest coast of India, bordering Laccadive Sea in the west, Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu state in the east, Kerala districts of Alappuzha in the north, Pathanamthitta in the northeast and Thiruvananthapuram in the south. It covers 2492km2, is the seventh-largest district in Kerala and is densely populated. It has the shortest coastal line among districts in Kerala (37 Kilometers).Kollam District is in Kerala. Use our India day trip planning tool to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Kollam District.
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