Mukkam

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Mukkam
മുക്കം
Evening view of Mukkam river
Evening view of Mukkam river
Mukkam is located in Kerala
Mukkam
Mukkam
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°18′0″N 75°58′30″E / 11.30000°N 75.97500°E / 11.30000; 75.97500Coordinates: 11°18′0″N 75°58′30″E / 11.30000°N 75.97500°E / 11.30000; 75.97500
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Government
 • Body Mukkam
 • Member of Parliament M I Shanavas
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673602
Telephone code 91495229
Vehicle registration KL-57
Nearest city Kettangal
Lok Sabha constituency Wayanad
Civic agency Mukkam
Website www.entemukkam.com

Mukkam is a town in the Kozhikode district, located about 32 km east of Calicut city on the bank of river Iruvanjippuzha, one of the major tributary of River Chaliyar. Nearby places include Thiruvambady, Omassery, Mavoor, Koodaranji, Areacode, Anayamkunnu and Kunnamangalam. It is under the Thiruvambady Assembly Constituency. Mukkam is populous in its market strength and Mukkam Muslim Orphanage. Nilambur-Koyilandy SH pass through here.The Mukkam town is now developing as an eastern suburb of Kozhikode also it is part of the educational corridor Kunnamangalam stretch. Most people are engaged in agriculture and business activities. Hindus, Christians and Muslims co-exist in harmony adding to the diversity in faith and religion. Also, Mukkam is one of the major towns in Kozhikode.

Travel & Tours[edit]

Nest Holidays Travel & Tours

Schools[edit]

  • Mukkam High School
  • Thazhakkode LP School
  • Mukkam Muslim Orphanage
  • Thazhakkode AUP School
  • VMHMHS High School - Anayamkunnu

Colleges[edit]

  • NET Distance Education, (Under the Nest Educational Trust)
  • MAMO College
  • KMCT Engineering College
  • KMCT Medical College
  • IHRD Collage

Although, the NIT unit in Kettangal is little far from Mukkam, it's also named as an asset of Mukkam.

Hospitals[edit]

  • Government Community Health Centre
  • KMCT Medical College Hospital
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • EMS Memorial Hospital
  • N C hospital


River[edit]

Iruvanjippuzha

Banks[edit]

ATM[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The Mukkam town is strategically placed as roads to four other busy nearby towns.

Edavanna - Koyilandy SH, Calicut - Areakode Road, 29 KM From Calicut International Airport (CCJ), 30 KM From Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT).

Places of interest[edit]

Thusharagiri Falls Vellarimala Arippara Waterfalls Anakkampoyil Koyippara Waterfalls Kakkadampoyil Iruvanjippuzha Poovaranthodu

Nearby Places[edit]

Thiruvambady Omassery Karassery Kettangal Koodaranji Kodiyathur Thamarassery Areacode Thottumukkom

See also[edit]

Nest Holidays

Mukkam website

Engineering/Medical Entrance Coaching Centre

Mukkam News website

Mukkam IT Company

Mukkam Orphanage

MAMO College

Karassery Bank

References[edit]