Trichur is a city in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Trichur Pooram is one of the major cultural events of Trissur and attracts many tourists and tourists alike. 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 Karuvannur River is the confluence of the two rivers Manali and Kurumali. The forest area is confined to the eastern region comprising Thalappilly, Mukundapuram and Trichur taluks. Here summer rice ('call' paddy fields) is grown. The forests of Trichur district are under the administrative control of Divisional Forest Officers of Trichur and Chalakudy. The name of the place is derived from Thrissivapur. During the Sangam period, Thrissur was part of the Chera dynasty that ruled from the capital to the city of Wanchi. In the mid 14th and 15th centuries, the possession of the Thrissur area changed. .