Muzhappilangad

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Muzhappilangad
city
Muzhappilangad is located in Kerala
Muzhappilangad
Muzhappilangad
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°48′0″N 75°27′0″E / 11.80000°N 75.45000°E / 11.80000; 75.45000Coordinates: 11°48′0″N 75°27′0″E / 11.80000°N 75.45000°E / 11.80000; 75.45000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,905
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Muzhappilangad is a small coastal village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. This village is renowned for its 5 km long pristine Muzhappilangad beach. Dharmadam island (Pacha Thuruth) is visible from here and Anjarakandy river enters in Arabian sea near this place.

The nearest town to Muzhappilangad is the town of Tellichery now called Thalassery is 7 km away. The District Headquarters Kannur is 13 km from Muzhappilangadu.

Muzhappilangadu is famous for "Thalappoli", A three day festival celebrated in March at "Sree Koormba Temple". In this festival devotees take Kalasham (a sacred brass receptacle) in a procession to the Temple to show their respect to the Goddess.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Muzhappilangad had a population of 21,905. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Muzhappilangad has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 83%. In Muzhappilangad, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.loveable peoples are there.

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References[edit]

  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. 

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