1. Formed on 17 Aug , 1957
  2. Called ‘Venice of the east’ by Lord Curzon
  3. Raja Kesavadas (Travancore Divan) developed Alappuzha as a port city.
  4. Vembanad Lake is the Largest lake in Kerala.
  5. Pathiramanal Island, Thanneermukkam bund tec. Are in Vembanad lake.
  6. Kuttanad is known as the ‘Netherland of Kerala’ , ‘Gift of Pamba’ etc.
  7. The first cartoon museum in India is started in Kayamkulam.
  8. The famous writer Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai is known as Kuttanad Inte Kadhakaran.
  9. The famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race is held annually in Punnamada lake.
  10. Nehru trophy boat race is known as ‘Olapparappile Olympics’
  11. The taluk with longest coastline in Kerala - Cherthala
  12. In early times Karthikapally is known as ‘Bettimani’
  13. Rajiv Gandhi combined cycle power project is in Kayamkulam.
  14. Perumbalam island is in Alappuzha
  15. Pandavanpara is in Chengannur.
  16. Thaikkal, Kumarakodi are in Alappuzha.
  17. India’s first sidha gramam Chandiroor
  18. Haripad is known as ‘Mayoora Santheshathinte Nadu’
  19. Pakshi gramam of Kerala is Nooranad
  20. World’s longest boat is Nadubhagam Chundan.
  21. Mother Teresa boat race is conducted in Achankovil Ar.
  22. Headquarters of Mankombu rice research institute is in Kayamkulam.
  23. Mannarasala Snake Temple is in Alappuzha
  24. Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Swami Temple is in Alappuzha.
  25. Haripad Subrahmanya Swamy Temple is in Alappuzha.
  26. Chakkulathukavu is in Alappuzha
  27. Chettikulangara Devi Temple is in Alappuzha.
  28. Kandiyoor mahadeva Temple is in alappuzha.
  29. First lighthouse in western coast is Alappuzha lightHouse.
  30. Alappuzha light house appeared in Indian Postal Stamp in 2012.
  31. Headquarters of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals is at Kalavoor.
  32. Thottappally spillway is in Alappuzha
  33. The cultural capital of Alappuzha is Ambalappuzha
  34. Vanchipattu is originated in alappuzha.
  35. The district with no forest area in Kerala
  36. Krishnapuram at Kayamkulam was built by Marthandavarma.
  37. Famous dance form Ottamthullal was originated in Ambalapuzha
  38. Kunjan Nambiar is known as ‘Father of Ottamthullal’
  39. Kunjan Nambiar memorial is at Ambalapuzha.
  40. Sree Moola vasam the oldest Buddhist Religious centre was located at Alappuzha
  41. First post office in Kerala was established at Alappuzha in 1857
  42. Daras mail was the first coir factory in Kerala owned by James Daras.
  43. The Headquarters of kerala State Water Transport is in Alappuzha.
  44. Karumadikuttan a Buddha statue was found in Karumadi near Alappuzha it shows the influence of Buddhism in ancient kerala.
  45. Vayalar is the first Coir Gramam in Kerala.
  46. Udaya, the first studio in Kerala was in Alappuzha
  47. First sea food Park in kerala was established at Aroor.
  48. Kanjikuzhy in Alappuzha district the first Grama Panchayat to win Swaraj Trophy.
  49. Memorial of Punnapra Vayalar Struggle is at Alappuzha -Kalarcode
  50. Odanadu was the old name of Kayamkulam
  51. Thumboli, Purakkad are the famous beaches in Alappuzha
  52. Purakkad , which got the fame through the celebrated film Chemmeen.