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changanassery

Changanassery is a municipal town in Kottayam district, located 20 km south of Kottayam and 7 km north of Thiruvalla on the Main Central road. This town is known for the peaceful coexistence of Hindus, Christians and Muslims. It is surrounded by temples, churches and mosques. It is known as the gateway to High range (hill resorts) and Kuttanadu (backwaters). It is ideally located between Thiruvavanthapuram and Kochi. It has been believed by some people that this name is derived from a place named "Changannattussery". It is believed that the name Changanassery originated from its Market roots.