Chala, Kannur

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Chala is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°50′52″N 75°25′33″E / 11.84778°N 75.42583°E / 11.84778; 75.42583Coordinates: 11°50′52″N 75°25′33″E / 11.84778°N 75.42583°E / 11.84778; 75.42583
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,530
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Chala is a census town in Kannur district in the state of Kerala, India and is situated 8 km from kannur town and lies on Kannu-Tellichery National highway.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Chala had a population of 15,530. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Chala has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 86% and female literacy of 81%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.