Maradu is a fast growing locality in the Vyttila Taluk in Ernakulam District of the Kerala state. It belongs to Central Kerala Division. It is located few kilometers towards East from District headquarters Kakkanad. Kochi, Palluruthy, Kumbalam, Kumbalangy, Mulavukad are the nearby suburbs to Maradu. The locale is surrounded by Kochi Taluk & Palluruthy Taluk towards West, Edappally Taluk towards North and Mulanthuruthy Taluk towards East. Kochi, Aroor, Vaikom, Cherthala are the nearby cities to Maradu. Major roads passing through this region are the NH- 47A and the Ettumanoor-Ernakulam Road. Tirunettur Railway Station and Eranakulam Junction Railway Station are the nearby stations to Maradu. Educational Institutions like Yeldo Mar Baselios College, Marian Academy Of Management Studies, Mar Athanasius College of Arts and Science, St. Josephs College of Nursing and St. Peters College are situated in close vicinity. The Cochin International Airport is also at a short driving distance. The serene environment combined with ease of access to major towns by rail and road makes this a key location for settling down.