North Paravur, previously called Parur is a municipality in Ernakulam district in the Indian kingdom of Kerala. It is a northern suburb of the metropolis of Kochi and is situated around 20 km from the metropolis centre. Paravur derived its call from historical name parayur, which literally manner the area of paravar, an ancient tribe. Paravar were the main inhabitants of the coastal regions of Kerala specifically close to the historic capital mohodayapuram of chera dynasty. Descriptions about paravar may be located in sangha literature.
Paravur turned into beneath the administration of Paravur king. Vypin become also in Parur. Paravur king joined with Kochi U.S.A., but later Parur transferred to the Travancore place as part of an agreement. The taluk became divided into Paravur and Alangad. Alangad comprised maximum elements of present-day Aluva taluk. At that period Paravur area included Puthenchira, Mala place of Chalakudy taluk.
Muziris in Pattanam turned into the centre of Indian spice change for many centuries, and became recognised to the Yavanasas nicely as Romans, Jews, Arabs, and Chinese on the grounds that ancient times. Kochi rose to significance as a buying and selling centre after the port at Muziris destroyed by means of huge flooding of the river Periyar in 1341. It become instructed till that point the Periyar River had a width of Cherai to Munambam. The dust and sand actually destroyed this natural port and the whole City together with its wealth went under the mud and sand.