Alappuzha lies at the western part of Kreala. It is the smallest district of the state of Kerala. It stretches from 9o05'-9o54' north latitude and 76o17' 30"-76o40' east longitude.
The word Alappuzha is derived from two words, Ala and Puzha meaning a broad river. The total area of Alappuzha is1,414 sq. km. It comprises a total population of 2,105,349 with a density of population being 1492 persons per sq. km, according to the census of 2001. The literacy rate is 93.66%. Alleppey map will be helpful for a visitor. Alappuzha Map can be got online.
A detailed map of Alleppey (Alappuzha) can be got from http://www.mustseeindia.com/Alleppey-map/map