|o Total||7.74 km2 (2.99 sq mi)|
|o Density||2,909/km2 (7,530/sq mi)|
|o Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Varapuzha (also known by its former name Verapoly) is a northern suburb of the city of Kochi. It is a census town in Paravur Taluk, Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. Situated around 15 km (9 mi) from the city centre and 8 km (5 mi) from Edapally, the areas lies in the NH 66 connecting Vytilla with North Paravur. Its specialty is that considerably large scale paddy cultivating area is situating western part of Varapuzha which is called Devaswompadam, specialised with Pokkali paddy cultivation and interim crop as fish cultivation locally called 'Kettu'. The common work of the natives are fishing and agriculture.
As of 2001census, Varappuzha had a population of 24,516. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Varappuzha has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 83%. In Varappuzha, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. Varapuzha was in news recently, when the theme song of the Indi commandos was pictured here at the backwaters of this Village, by famous director Piryadarshan.India
The majority of population belongs to Christian community. In Chirakkakom and Thevarkad most of the people belongs to Hindu Kudumbi and Konkani community.
Varapuzha(Varapuzha Landing P.O.),Thevarkad,vattapotta, Chirakkakom, Puthenpally, Muttinakom, Mannamthuruth, Thundathumkadavu, Chettibhagam, Devaswompadam,Olanad,Muttinakam