Which city is called City of spices in India?

Why is Calicut famous?

Formerly known as Calicut, Kozhikode is located in Kerala. It was the Capital of Malabar during the Zamorin rule 500 years ago and is famous for its centuries-old trade in cotton and spices with Jews, Arabs, Phoenicians and Chinese.

What was Calicut known for?

Due to its status as a major trading point for Indian spices, Calicut was known as the city of spices during the middle age. Calicut has been trading with the Arabs, Chinese, and Europeans for over 500 years.

Is Malappuram a district?

Malappuram District was formed on 16th of June 1969 with the Nilgiris of Tamilnadu in the east, Arabian sea in the west, Kozhikode and Wayanad Districts in the north and Palakkad and Thrissur District in the south. The District has a geographical area of 3550 sq.

What is the old name of Kochi?

Changed Name (in India)

Old Name New Name
Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram
Quilon Kollam
Aleppey Alappuzha
Cochin Kochi
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