Chirayinkeezhu is located 28 kilometers north of Thiruvananthapuram. It is on the Thriuvananthapuram-Kollam rail route. Chirayinkeezhu taluk is the birthplace of a host of illustrious personalities like Raja Ravi Varma, Kumaran Asan, and Sree Narayana Guru.
Sri. V. Sasi is the current MLA for the Vattiyoorkavu Assembly constituency.
Local Body Segments : Anjuthengu, Azhoor, Chirayinkeezhu, Kadakkavoor, Kizhuvilam and Mudakkal Panchayats in Chirayinkeezh Taluk and Kadinamkulam and Mangalapuram Panchayats in Thiruvananthapuram Taluk.