Alamkod, Edappal

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Alamkod
ആലംകോട്
village
Alamkod is located in Kerala
Alamkod
Alamkod
Location in Kerala, India
Alamkod is located in India
Alamkod
Alamkod
Alamkod (India)
Coordinates: 10°43′58″N 76°01′47″E / 10.7328800°N 76.029650°E / 10.7328800; 76.029650Coordinates: 10°43′58″N 76°01′47″E / 10.7328800°N 76.029650°E / 10.7328800; 76.029650
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Government
 • Type Local Administration
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,118
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 679591
Vehicle registration KL-53

Alamcode is a village in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 India census, Alamcode had a population of 30,118 with 14,364 males and 15,754 females.[1] alamcode panchayath is situating near the border of trissur, malappuram, palakkad, the changaramkulam police station is placed in alamcode panchyath

Culture[edit]

Alamkod village is a predominantly Muslim populated area. Hindus exist in comparatively smaller numbers. So the culture of the locality is based upon Muslim traditions. Duff Muttu, Kolkali and Aravanamuttu are common folk arts of this locality. There are many libraries attached to mosques giving a rich source of Islamic studies. Most of the books are written in Arabi-Malayalam which is a version of the Malayalam language written in Arabic script. People gather in mosques for the evening prayer and continue to sit there after the prayers discussing social and cultural issues. Business and family issues are also sorted out during these evening meetings. The Hindu minority of this area keeps their rich traditions by celebrating various festivals in their temples. Hindu rituals are done here with a regular devotion like other parts of Kerala.[2]

Transportation[edit]

Alamkod village connects to other parts of India through Kuttippuram town. National highway No.66 passes through Edappal and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. National Highway No.966 connects to Palakkad and Coimbatore. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Kuttippuram.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2016-07-14.