Trichur was once the capital of the kingdom of Cochin. 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. Palghat to the north, Malappuram districts to the east, Palghat to the east, Coimbatore district to Tamil Nadu, Idukki and Ernakulam districts to the south and the Arabian sea to the west. The other rivers in the district are Chalakkudy (144 km) and Karuvannur (48 km). No natural harbor has been provided except the two letslets that run from the backwaters to the sea to Kodungallur and Chettuvai. Common clays suitable for making bricks and tiles are found in many parts of the district. The forests of Trichur district are under the administrative control of Divisional Forest Officers of Trichur and Chalakudy. The city played an important role in shaping the political and social outlook of the area. During the medieval period, the region flourished in culture and became the host of various communities, including Jews, Muslims and Christians. The Dutch and the English invaded the region to resist the Portuguese invasion. .