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About Alleppy or Alappuzha, Kerala
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Alappuzha is a backwater country intercepted by lagoons, rivers, and canals of immense natural beauty. Alappuzha is also called as the Venice of the East. Alappuzha has a large network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers criss crossing it. With Arabian sea on the west Alappuzha town has a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. Alappuzha is a sandy strip of land and is a backwater tourist centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala, where farming is done below sea level is in Alappuzha. .
Business in Alappuzha
Alappuzha is a major centre for commercial and trade in coir, copra, and coconut oil. Alappuzha is also a centre for fishing and marine products processing activities. Alappuzha is also referred as rice bowl of Kerala.