1. Formed - April 1, 1958
  2. Formerly known as - Rishi Naga kulam
  3. Kochi is formerly known as Goshree or Perumpadappu Swaroopam.
  4. Edapally os formerly known as Rappollin
  5. Sakthan Thampuran was the most powerful ruler of Kochi.
  6. The only woman ruler of Kochi was Gangadhara Lakshmi
  7. Cochin port is the only major port in Kerala- Architect Robert Bristo
  8. Shanmugam Chetty the first finance minister of India called Kochi as Queen of Arabian Sea
  9. Pallipuram Fort built by Portuguese in 1503 is the first European fort in India
  10. Vasco-Da-Gama’s body was firstly buried at St. Francis Church (Kochi)
  11. Malayattoor St. Thomas church is the most prominent Christian pilgrim centre in Kerala
  12. Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple is in EKM
  13. Onakkoor Bhagavathi Temple is in EKM
  14. Mangalavanam is the famous Bird Sanctuary situated in the Heart of Cochin city
  15. Bolgatty Palace is in Ekm
  16. Hill palace is in Ekm
  17. Wellington Island is in Ekm
  18. Spices Board is in Palarivattom Kochi
  19. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is in Ekm
  20. First heart transplantation in Kerala was held at Medical Trust Hospital by Dr. Jose Chacko Periappuram
  21. Kalady is the birthplace of Great Hindu saint Sri Sankaracharya
  22. Aluva Advaitha Ashram is in Ekm
  23. Aluva and Kalady are on the banks of river Periyar
  24. Mattancherry Synagogue is the oldest Jewish Synagogue in India.
  25. It is otherwise known as Paradeshi Synagogue
  26. Built by Jews in the land given by Raja of Kochi - 1567 - 1568
  27. The leader of this community was Joseph Azar
  28. Kochi is commercial capital of India
  29. Cochin Stock exchange is the only one stock exchange in Kerala
  30. Longest Rail bridge in India - Vembanad Vallarpadam Rail Bridge
  31. Bhoothathankettu dam, Idamalayar dam are in Ekm
  32. Vikram sarabhai Space School is in Kochi
  33. Konkani Bhasha Bhavan and Konkani Academy are in Ekm
  34. INS Garuda, INS Venduruthy, INS Dronacharya are in Kochi
  35. Headquarters of southern naval command is Kochi
  36. Nedumbassery Airport is the first Airport In India developed under Public Private Partnership
  37. Elephant Training Centre is at Kodanad.
  38. Kerala history museum, Changampuzha Smaraka etc. are in Edappally
  39. Famous Hill Palace museum is at Tripunithura
  40. Tripunithura was the capital of former Cochin rulers
  41. The highest rainfall in Kerala is recorded in Neriamangalam in Ernakulam
  42. Famous Athachamayam marks, the beginning of the ten-day onam festival in Kerala held at the historical town of Tripunithura is a celebration of a legendary victory of the Raja of Kochi.
  43. The book Cochin Saga is written by Robert Bristo.
  44. Kochi is the  first e-port in India
  45. Ernakulam is the first fully literated district in India -1990
  46. Kumbalangi is the first tourism village in kerala
  47. Speed post system was firstly introduced in Ernakulam
  48. Vallarpadam Terminal is the first International Container Transhipment Terminal of India.
  49. First floating ATM in India is established in Kochi by SBI
  50. India’s first marina was established at Kochi
  51. First Multiplex theater in Kerala is at Kochi.
  52. First Rubber park in India is at Irapuram
  53. India’s first child friendly district - Ekm
  54. First bachat(saving) district in India - Ekm
  55. First tourism police station in India - Mattancherry
  56. The first Milk ATM in Kerala is in Ernakulam
  57. First Digital Panchayat - Pampakuda