Trichur was once the capital of the kingdom of Cochin. Trichur Pooram is one of the major cultural events of Trissur and attracts many tourists and tourists alike. The city is made on a hummock with the Vadakkummanathan Temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva), the middle of the annual competition. Thrissur has related faculties with the University of Calicut, a deposit and a zoo. The district lies between 10 ° -10-46 'North latitude and 75 degrees 55' East longitude. The Karuvannur River is the confluence of the two rivers Manali and Kurumali. The soil of Trichur and Thalapilli Taluk is mostly brick for laterite and construction purposes. The forest area is confined to the eastern region comprising Thalappilly, Mukundapuram and Trichur taluks. 19. Since ancient times, the Thrissur region has played an important role in the Deccan region of India. During the Sangam period, Thrissur was part of the Chera dynasty that ruled from the capital to the city of Wanchi. The Dutch and the English invaded the region to resist the Portuguese invasion. He was known as the Shakti Thampuran, the architect of the township.