Parappanangadi

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Parappanangadi
parappnad
town
Parappanangadi is located in Kerala
Parappanangadi
Parappanangadi
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°02′59″N 75°51′27″E / 11.04972°N 75.85750°E / 11.04972; 75.85750Coordinates: 11°02′59″N 75°51′27″E / 11.04972°N 75.85750°E / 11.04972; 75.85750
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Government
 • Body Parappanangadi Panchayat
Area
 • Total 22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 676303
Telephone code 0494
Vehicle registration KL-55,KL-65,KL-10
Nearest city Malappuram
Literacy 100%%
Lok Sabha constituency Ponnani
Civic agency Parappanangadi Panchayat
Climate normal (Köppen)
Website www.parappanangadipanchayath.com

Parappanangadi is a small town in Tirurangadi taluk of Malappuram district, Kerala, India. It is a town located very near to the Arabian sea. Parappanangadi railway station is one of the oldest railway stations in Kerala. It was a part of the first rail route (Tirur-Beypore) in Kerala.

Parappanangadi is one of the very beautiful and peaceful villages of Kerala. This area was under the control of Parappanad Kingdom. In 1425, the country was divided into North Parappanad and South Parappanad. Parappanad Kingdom was the dependent of Zamorins of Calicut. In historical books it's given that in the middle of 18th century, the Royal Family of Parappanad Kingdom migrated into Travencore due to the invasion of Tippu. The Education Minister of Kerala, P. K. Abdu Rabb is from this town. Parappanangadi is the closest railway station from Calicut University campus at Tenhipalam.Ottummal Beach, Kettungal, Keeranallur, Newcut and Kalpuzha are the most important tourist points of Parappanagadi.

BEM Higher Secondary School, Parappanangadi Co-operative College and SNM Higher Secondary School are the backbone of Parappanangadi.

Palathingal, Chettipadi, Ullananm and Chiramangalam are the main areas of Parappanagadi Panchayathu.

Nahas hospital, Prashanth hospital and AKG hospital are the medical strength of Parappanangadi. Jayakerala, Pallavi and Prayag are the film theaters of Parappanangadi.

Parappanangadi Unnikrishna Panicker, one of the most prominent astrologers, hails from this town.