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Kadirur is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°46′0″N 75°31′0″E / 11.76667°N 75.51667°E / 11.76667; 75.51667Coordinates: 11°46′0″N 75°31′0″E / 11.76667°N 75.51667°E / 11.76667; 75.51667
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,989
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kadirur is a census town within the Thalassery Taluk of Kannur District in the State of Kerala, India. Kadirur is located about 8 km (5 Miles) from the Thalassery Township on the Tellicherry-Mysore road.


As of 2011 India census,[1] Kadirur had a population of 29,739. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Kadirur has an average literacy rate of 96%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 97%, and female literacy is 95%. In Kadirur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sree sooryanarayana temple and Tharuvanatheru sree mahaganapathi temple are major temples in kadirur. kadirur means 'the village of sun'.Nearest town is Thalassery.

Schools in Kadirur 1. Govt.VHSS Kadirur 2. Tharuvanatheru UP school Kadirur 3. Govt VHSS Kakkara 4. Moppila Govt. UP school 5th Mile Kadirur


  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.