It is known for its sacred sites and colorful festivals. Ltd, FineTouch IT Solutions. Its name means that "little holy place". Trichur is legendary for the Pooram pageant. With a total area of 3032 square kilometers, Trichur is the seventh largest state in the state. The two longest rivers in the state, namely Bharathapuzha and Periyar flows through the district in its northern and southern regions respectively. The district received 3500 mm annual rainfall. Here summer rice ('call' paddy fields) is grown. Total area under forest is 1036. The region is spread over the Mukundapuram, Thrissur and Thalappilly taluks. Since ancient times, the Thrissur region has played an important role in the Deccan region of India. The Dutch and the English invaded the region to resist the Portuguese invasion. .