Meppayur

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Meppayur
village
Meppayur is located in Kerala
Meppayur
Meppayur
Meppayur, Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°31′0″N 75°42′0″E / 11.51667°N 75.70000°E / 11.51667; 75.70000Coordinates: 11°31′0″N 75°42′0″E / 11.51667°N 75.70000°E / 11.51667; 75.70000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673 524
Vehicle registration KL-56

Meppayur (Malayalam: മേപ്പയ്യൂര്‍) is a small village in Kozhikode district of Kerala state, South India

Meppayur is one of the 140 Assembly Constituencies in Kerala, currently K.K. Lathika is representing Meppayur.

Educational institutions[edit]

Schools

  • Govt.Vocationl Higher Secondary School.
  • Vilayatoor Elambiladu Mappila U.P School.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Meppayur had a population of 12978 with 6284 males and 6694 females.[1]

How to reach there[edit]

Meppayur is located about 7 km from NH 17, nearest NH 17 access is at Payyoli (9 km).

Railway station[edit]

  • Koyilandy (station code : QLD). 11km
  • Payyoli (9km)
  • Vadakara (16 km)
  • Nearest Temple : Mangattummel sree Paradevada Temple- Town
  • Nearest Temple : Koonam Velli kavue Sree Paradevada Temple-Km
  • Famous Temple  : Sree Thiruvangayoor Sivaksethram.
  • Famous Temple  : Sreekandamanasala Temple - visit www.sreekandambika.com,
  • Famous Temple  :Ambalakulangara Kariyathan Temple vilayattoor moottaparamb) 4KM
  • famous Place  : Manjakkulam Industrial area & Petrol Bunk
  • Famous Temple  :Thevarkandi Mahavishnu Temple Manjakkulam Narakkode 3KM
  • Nearest Masjid  :Meppayour Town Juma masjid
  • Nearest Tourist places: Kollam Para Palli(18 km), Peruvannamoozhi Dam (22 km), Sand band at Vadakara (18km)

Politics[edit]

Meppayur assembly constituency is part of Vadakara (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-19.