Thiruvangoor

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Thiruvangoor is a small village 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) away from Kozhikode, Kerala, India. It lies to the East of the Arabian Sea (Kappad) and West of Kuniyil Kadavu. Portuguese navigator Vasco de Gama is believed to have landed near Thiruvangoor, at Kappad, during one of his voyages, on 20 May 1498. Thiruvangoor sits on a national highway. Nearby major towns are Atholi and Koyilandy. The Kuniyil Kadavu Bridge allows for transportation between Thiruvangoor and Atholi town.

Thiruvangoor Higher Secondary School is the village's largest educational facility. Thiruvangoor is part of the Chemancheri panchayat. There is a primary health centre adjacent to Thiruvangoor High School. There is a road to Kappad Beach just beyond the primary health centre, from the national highway.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasco_de_Gama

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1497degama.asp