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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ăl˝əppo͝or´ə [key], formerly Alleppey ăl´əpē [key], city (1991 est. pop. 175,000), Kerala state, SW India. It is a district administrative center and port on the Arabian Sea. Coconuts are the mainstay of the economy spices are also exported. A network of canals links the town to Thrissur to the north and Thiruvananthapuram to the south.

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