The Vadakunnathan Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is decorated with murals. 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. Its name means that "little holy place". The region around Thrissur is found on the dry land excluding the southeast, wherever the Western Ghats overlook the mountains. With a total area of 3032 square kilometers, Trichur is the seventh largest state in the state. 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. China has noticed clay in the Kishupullikara near Trichur. Km. Teak wood, rosewood, eucalyptus, dark, softwood and bamboo are the main forest products. The region flourished as a part of the Perumambappu image that had begun during the New Vaippu period from the 12th century onwards. The Samorins of Calicut emerged as the ruler of the region and occupied Thrissur until the arrival of the Portuguese. He was known as the Shakti Thampuran, the architect of the township.