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Thalore

Thalore
തലോർ
suburb
Thalore is located in Kerala
Thalore
Thalore
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°27′18″N 76°15′13″E / 10.454885°N 76.253577°E / 10.454885; 76.253577
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thrissur
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 680306
Telephone code 91 487 235
Vehicle registration KL-08, KL-45
Temperature Range: 22.5°C - 35 °C

Thalore is a suburb situated 9 km south of Thrissur city in Kerala.

Etymology

Since Thalore is situated at a slightly higher altitude compared to neighbouring villages it got the name Thaloor (Malayalam: തലൂര്) from the two Malayalam words തല(meaning head) and ഊര്(meaning place). Thaloor later became Thalore.

Geography

The Infant Jesus Church is located at 96 feet, that is the highest in the village. From there, the terrain slowly tapering down towards all sides. At the village boundary, it is around 30 feet from the sea level.

Transportation

Old NH-47 to Thrissur is passing through Thalore centre. New NH-47 by-pass to Palakkad is now the south-east boundary. Thaikkattussery road connects old NH-47 from Thalore centre to Thaikkattusery. Both KSRTC and private bus services connect Thalore to Thrissur in north and Amballur, Pudukkad, Kodakara and Chalakkudy in the south. Nearest railway stations are Ollur and Pudukkad stations where local passenger services stop. Express trains are available from Thrissur.

Economy

In the 1970s, the paddy fields became economically non-viable. Soon they were turned into clay brick farms. Thalore and its neighbouring places became the epicenter of this clay brick business. Till today it is the major source of income for common man of the village. Like any other village in Kerala, Thalore also got significant non-resident kerala community who also bring resources here.

Educational institutions

  • Jesus Academy, CBSE School
  • Jesus Academy, kindergarten and day care
  • Nazareth Nursery School
  • Little Flower Lower Primary School
  • St. Theresitas Upper Primary School
  • Deepthi Higher Secondary School (Aided)
  • Deepthi Higher Secondary School (unaided)
  • Navajyothi girls college

Religious Institutions

  • Infant Jesus Church
  • Jerusalem Retreat Centre
  • Father Justin Vocationary (Vocationist Fathers)
  • Holy Family Novitiate House (CHF)

Industry

There are around 10 tile and brick factories operate in Thalore.

Banks

There are three banks currently functioning in thalore i e CSB(Catholic Syrian Bank), SBT(State Bank of Travancore) and Irinjalakuda Town Co-Operative Bank

ATM

SBI ATM is the first ATM in Thalore(Front side of SBT bank). BOI ATM & ITC Bank ATM

Cinema

First cinema talkies was Rasmi (Malayalam: രശ്മി) by Eduthan family near Southern plastics. It was later demolished at around 1990. Sariga theatre near by-pass is the only one now.

Legislative Representation

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