Aralam

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Aralam High School
Aralam
village
Aralam Farm School
Aralam Farm School
Coordinates: 11°59′57″N 75°45′50″E / 11.999220°N 75.764010°E / 11.999220; 75.764010Coordinates: 11°59′57″N 75°45′50″E / 11.999220°N 75.764010°E / 11.999220; 75.764010
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 26,508
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-KL

Aralam is a village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Aralam had a population of 26508 with 13195 males and 13313 females.[1]

Edoor Town[edit]

Heart of Aralam Village is Edoor. Panchayat and Village offices are situated at Edoor.

Education[edit]

The village has a Government Higher Secondary School at Aralam and two aided Higher Secondaries, one at Edoor, St. Mary's HSS and the other at Velimanam, St. Sebastian's HSS.

Tourism[edit]

Many people visit the village because it is close to the dense western ghats. The village also includes a famous wildlife sanctuary.

Transportation[edit]

The national highway passes through Kannur town. Mangalore and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway station is Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.

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.