Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Cranganore, a town on the Cochin river in the Cochin state, Southern India, eighteen miles N. of Cochin town. There was an early establishment of Christians here, and a Jewish settlement of early date, and St. Thomas the Apostle is said to have visited the town. It belonged for a time to the Portuguese, then to the Dutch, and then to Tippoo Sahib till 1789.