Zone & Neighbourhood
Kilikollur railway station entrance
|• Mayor||V. Rajendrababu (CPI(M))|
|• Deputy Mayor||Vijaya Francis|
|• District collector||T. Mithra, IAS|
|• Total||11.24 km2 (4.34 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Kilikollur, also known as Kilikolloor or Karicode, is a neighbourhood in Kollam in Kerala, India. It is a center of the cashew industry in the area, and is also a hub of automobile production.
National Highway 744 passes through Kilikollur. It is served by Kilikollur railway station, a stop for trains to and from Kollam, Paravur, Punalur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari, Ernakulam, and Guruvayur.
Kilikollur was a panchayath and was formed in 1953. It was included in Anchalumoodu block of Kollam district with an area of 11.24 km2. Kollam has been a commercial center in India since at least 851 AD. When Kollam Municipality was upgraded to a city corporation in the year 2000, it was merged with Killikollur.