|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||KL-50 & KL-09|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Palakkad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kongad|
|Climate||moderate temperature (Köppen)|
Karakurussi has derived from the word "karakuruchi" which means spines Karakurussi Junction is also known as "mukkatta" (It's a joining place of four roads).
Two rivers named Nenthra Puzha and Koraman Kadavu Puzha flow through the village.
Karakurussi is located in between Mannarkkad and Kongad. It can be reached thru Ponnamkode (Palakkad - Mannarkkad Road). The Village is well connected by Road. It is just 4 km away from Palakkad-Kozhikode National Highway(NH 213)via Mannarkkad. i.e. a deviation from "Ponnamkode" a Place through the NH will take you to the village. The other way is through Kongad. Take a deviation in Palakkad-Cherpulasseri (SH 48)from Kottaseri you will reach Kongad. Karakurussi is just 10 km away from Kongad.(Through Tippu Sultan Road). The Nearest Railway Station is Palakkad Junction (25 km) and Perinthelmanna (23 km) Station. The Nearest Airport is Karipur International Airport (Calicut) at Kondotty (80 km) and Coimbatore Airport at Peelamedu.
The Village is under Mannarkkad Police Station & Mannarkkad Fire Station.
Karakurussi has one of the biggest Government schools in the Palakkad District: the Government Vocational Higher Secondary School. It is one of the three Vocational Higher Secondary schools in the district. There are two high schools in the village.
- "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.(registration required)
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