The population of the city is 174,164. On August seventeen, 1957, it had been fashioned because of the Alleppey District. it's cold and exquisite throughout October and Gregorian calendar month. the town encompasses a network of lakes, lakes and fresh rivers. The economy of the district depends on agriculture and food. The district is thought because of the ancient home of the fiber trade in Kerala. History says that Alappuzha had a trade relationship with ancient Greece, Rome, BC, and the Middle Ages. The Anglicized form has been changed to 'Alappuzha' as per GO (P) No. The name Alappuzha is derived from its geographical location as well as its physical location. 1982, the Pathanamthitta District was re-constituted by taking portions from the then Alappuzha, Kollam and Idukki districts. The district was constituted as a separate administrative unit on August 17, 1957. During the reign of Maharaja Balarama Varma, Velu Thambidalava showed a keen interest in the development of the town and port. During the reign of Maharaja Balarama Varma, Velu Thambidalava showed a keen interest in the development of the town and port. .