Edavanna

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Edavanna
Small town
Edavanna is located in Kerala
Edavanna
Edavanna
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°12′55″N 76°08′29″E / 11.2154°N 76.1413°E / 11.2154; 76.1413Coordinates: 11°12′55″N 76°08′29″E / 11.2154°N 76.1413°E / 11.2154; 76.1413
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Population
 • Total 22,739
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 676541
Telephone code 0483
Vehicle registration KL-10

Edavanna is a small town near Manjeri town in Kerala, south India. The town is situated on the Calicut – Ooty State Highway and near the banks of Chaliyar Puzha which is the fourth longest river in the Kerala state.Nilambur-Koyilandi SH passes through here. The name Edavanna came because of the place position. Edavanna is in between of Manjeri and Nilambur, Areacode and Nilambur, Areacode and Wandoor. And the distance from Areacode, Manjeri, Nilambur and Wandoor to Edavanna is around 12 k.m. The Malayalam word "Edakku vannathu / Edakullathu" (meaning: situated in between) changed to Edavanna.

Education[edit]

There are TWO government vocational higher secondary school and two government-aided private higher secondary schools in Edavanna. Jamia Nadwiyya situated at chembakuth, 2 k.m. from Edavanna. Jamia Nadwiya Campus consists of one higher secondary school, arts and science college, teachers training college and Arabic college.more than 10 private English medium schools have in the small panchayath

Health[edit]

There is one Government Hospital in Edavanna (Govt PHC = chembakuth). The Government hospital provides in patient and out patient treatment. E.K Nayanar Memorial Hospital, Rajagiri Hospital and daya hospital are private hospitals in Edavanna.

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Personalities[edit]

Famous Indian National Muslim League leader Seethi Haji was from Edavanna. He was the Government Chief Whip in IXth KLA till his demise. He was in Kerala Legislative Assembly 5 times. Seethi Haji's son P.K. Basheer is a member of Kerala Legislative Assembly.

Transport[edit]

Nearest Airport – Calicut International Airport – 33 km.
Nearest Railway station – Nilambur Road Railway Station – 16 km. (Terminus for the Nilambur - Shoranur Railway Line (66 km))4 trains to Shoranur,one to Ernakulam,one to Palakkad and one Express train (Rajya Rani Express) to Thiruvananthapuram run daily from Nilambur.Computerised booking is also available at the Railway Station.Phone:04931-220237)
Calicut Railway Station – 55 km.
Tirur Railway Station – 50 km.

Chaliyar River

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