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Zone & Neighbourhood
Kilikollur railway station entrance
Kilikollur railway station entrance
Nickname(s): കരിക്കോട്
Kilikollur is located in Kollam
Kilikollur is located in Kerala
Location in Kollam, India
Coordinates: 8°55′2.76″N 76°37′59.08″E / 8.9174333°N 76.6330778°E / 8.9174333; 76.6330778Coordinates: 8°55′2.76″N 76°37′59.08″E / 8.9174333°N 76.6330778°E / 8.9174333; 76.6330778
Country India
State Kerala
District Kollam
Municipal Corporation Kollam
 • Type Councillor
 • Mayor V. Rajendrababu (CPI(M))
 • Deputy Mayor Vijaya Francis
 • District collector T. Mithra, IAS
 • Total 11.24 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
 • Official Malayalam
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691 004
Telephone code 0474
Vehicle registration KL-02

Kilikollur (Malayalam: കിളികൊല്ലുര്‍), also known as Kilikolloor or Karicode, is a neighbourhood in Kollam in Kerala, India.[1] It is a center of the cashew industry in the area,[2][3] 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.[4][5]

Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering is located in Kilikollur.[6] A zonal office of Kollam Municipal Corporation is also located in the neighbourhood.

Merging of Kilikollur with Kollam City Corporation[edit]

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.[7] Kollam has been a commercial center in India since at least 851 AD.[8] When Kollam Municipality was upgraded to a city corporation in the year 2000, it was merged with Killikollur.[9][10]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Building Permit Management System -Kollam Corporation". Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  2. ^ [1] Expoters Directory - The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India
  3. ^ [2] Pincode of Kilikollur, Kollam
  4. ^ [3] Trains from Kilikollur - Indiarailinfo
  5. ^ [4] Six new stops for Punalur - Guruvayur train : TOI
  6. ^ [5] TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
  7. ^ [6] Welcome to the Land of Cashews - Kollam
  8. ^ [7] Methodology - Conceptual framework of the problem
  9. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2015-12-13.  Rapid Baseline Assessment - Kollam City
  10. ^ [8] Residents' associations hail UDF panel decision - The Hindu
  11. ^ [9] Kilikollur, Kollam - Kerala Tourism