Nilambur

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Nilambur
India
town
Conolly Plot 1.jpg
Coordinates: 11°16′37″N 76°13′33″E / 11.27694°N 76.22583°E / 11.27694; 76.22583Coordinates: 11°16′37″N 76°13′33″E / 11.27694°N 76.22583°E / 11.27694; 76.22583
Country  India
Kerala, India Kerala
Government
 • MP M.I.Shanavas - Wayanad (Lok Sabha constituency)
 • MLA Aryadan Muhammed - Nilambur (Assembly constituency)
 • Chairman Aryadan Shoukath - Nilambur Municipality
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 679329
Telephone code 04931
Vehicle registration KL 71
Sex ratio 1000:1070 /
Literacy 100%
Website www.nilambur.info

Nilambur is a municipality and a Taluk in the Malappuram district of Kerala, South India. It is located close to the Nilgiris range of the Western Ghats on the banks of the Chaliyar River. It is about 40 kilometers from Malappuram city and 24 kilometers from Manjeri on the KozhikodeGudalur road called CNG road (Calicut-Nilambur-Gudallur road).

Area: 36.26. nbsp;km2 Population 2008-09 Male: 22,658 Female: 21,106 Total: 41,765 (old) Population Density: 1,149 km2 Female Male ratio: 1.02:1 Schedule caste: 1,315 Schedule tribe: 564

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The Nilambur assembly constituency is a part of the Malappuram District and Wayanad (Lok Sabha constituency).

Biggest Teak in Conolly Plot
Hanging Bridge across Chaliyar river
Nilambur Teak plantations (1917)

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