Thiruvananthapuram otherwise called Trivandrum, is the capital and the biggest city of the Indian territory of Kerala.The city has a populace of 957,730 occupants and a metropolitan populace of 1.68 million making it the most crowded city and the fifth most crowded urban agglomeration in Kerala. Trivandrum is a noteworthy IT center point in India and contributes 70% of Kerala's product exports.The Technopark, Trivandrum is the biggest Information Technology park in Asia regarding territory. Technopark is additionally the biggest business base grounds in Kerala.Trivandrum is situated on the west bank of India close to the outrageous south of the territory. Alluded to by Mahatma Gandhi as the Evergreen city of India,the city is portrayed by its undulating landscape of low seaside hills.It is delegated a level 2 city by the legislature of India.The world's most extravagant sanctuary Padmanabhaswamy Temple is situated here. It was led by the Ays and was caught by the leaders of Venad in the tenth century.In the late seventeenth century, Marthanda Varma who acquired the Kingdom of Venad extended the kingdom by overcoming kingdoms of Attingal, Kollam, Kayamkulam, Kottarakara, Kottayam, Changanassery, Meenachil, Poonjar and Ambalapuzha. In 1741 Marthanda Varma crushed the Dutch in the Battle of Colachel. In 1745, he moved the capital of Travancore from Padmanabhapuramto Trivandrum. The kingdom of Travancore was devoted by Marthanda Varma to the god Sri. Padmanabha (Lord Vishnu). The leaders of Travancore ruled the kingdom as the hirelings of Sri. Padmanabha.
Trivandrum holds most number of schools and universities in the state regularly called as the instructive center of Kerala. It is a scholastic and research point of convergence in the nation with a variety of chief organizations, for example, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Liquid Propulsion Systems Center, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, St Thomas schools, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, National Institute For Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Center for Development Studies, Kerala Technical University, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Regional Cancer Center, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, and the National Center for Earth Science Studies. The city is home to revered media organizations like Toonz India Ltd and Tata Elxsi Ltd. Trivandrum is likewise home to Chitranjali Film Studio, one of the main film studios in Malayalam Cinema situated at Thiruvallam and Kinfra Film and Video Park at Kazhakoottom which is India's first Infotainment Industrial park and the most developed film and activity creation offices in India.
Being India's biggest city in the profound south, it is deliberately conspicuous and has the Southern Air Command base camp of the Indian Air Force, the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station and the up and coming Vizhinjam International Deepwater Motherport. Trivandrum is a noteworthy visitor focus, known for the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the shorelines of Kovalam and Varkala, the backwaters of Poovar and Anchuthengu and its Western Ghats tracts of Ponmudi and the Agastyamala. The city is positioned among the best urban areas to live in India.The city is likewise positioned as the best administered city in India.