It lies 300 km (186 mi) to the north-west of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. It companies of trichur are Inicio Job App, Winway Solutions, Digital Labz, Bizmindz Technologies, Focus Web Designers, Abyss Technologies, Credize Infotech, Internetever IT Solutions, Avan Technologies, Ociuz Technologies, Netvarth Technologies Pvt Ltd, Iconnut IT Solutions, Duke Soft, Aiko Infotech, Orica Technologies, Jazz Solutions Pvt. 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. Trichur is legendary for the Pooram pageant. The other rivers in the district are Chalakkudy (144 km) and Karuvannur (48 km). The district received 3500 mm annual rainfall. In the backwaters, the soil is very fertile and loamy, due to the presence of soil and organic matter. 19. The city played an important role in shaping the political and social outlook of the area. Since ancient times, the Thrissur region has played an important role in the Deccan region of India. It came under the rule of Raja Rama Varma who came to the throne in 1790 and consolidated power in Thrissur. He was known as the Shakti Thampuran, the architect of the township.