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Badiyadka
ബടിയടുക്ക

ಬದಿಯಡ್ಕ
Town
Badiyadka  ബടിയടുക്ക is located in Kerala
Badiyadka  ബടിയടുക്ക
Badiyadka
ബടിയടുക്ക
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 12°35′0″N 75°4′0″E / 12.58333°N 75.06667°E / 12.58333; 75.06667Coordinates: 12°35′0″N 75°4′0″E / 12.58333°N 75.06667°E / 12.58333; 75.06667
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kasaragod
Government
 • Body Panchayath
Area
 • Total 67.8 km2 (26.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 34,207
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official മലയാളംMalayalam, Kannada, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 671551
Telephone code 04998 (Peradala Exchange, Uppala SDE)
Vehicle registration KL-14
Nearest city Kasaragod (20 km)
Lok Sabha constituency Kasaragod
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kasaragod
Civic agency Panchayath

Badiyadka (Malayalam: ബടിയടുക്ക, Kannada:ಬದಿಯಡ್ಕ) officially known as "Badiadka" (also known as "Perdala, ಪೆರಡಾಲ") is a Townand Gram panchayat in the Kasaragod district, state of Kerala, India.[1]

The name Badiadka is derived from Badi ("temple and adka"), ground now known as Kinnimani poomani temple. The old temple can be seen in Badiadka. This place is on the top of a small hill with eye catching scenery. The state highway to Karnataka passes through the town. Badiadka is the cross roads of Kumbla, Uppala, Kasargod, Mulleria-Mercara and Puttur. Bolukatta is an active sport and cricket grounds in Badiadka.

Perdala Mosque is situated on the top of a small hill and the Uroos festival is held once in every two year is famous in this area. Festival in Perdala Udaneshwara temple is also famous among other communities.

Recently there have been plans from the local government to widen the road from Badiadka to Kumbla, making it a four-land road. It was expected to be completed by December 2013.

Economy[edit]

Arecanut is the chief agricultural product from this place. Other crops, are: Coconut, Rubber, Cashew and Cocoa. Beedi making (various brands) is the occupation of many families here. The Koraga tribal community living in Badiadka has its own colony. Earnings from people working abroad, especially from West Asia, is another major source of income.

Sports[edit]

Cricket and football are given major importance in Badiadka. Other major sports like volleyball, Kabaddi and badminton are also practiced in Badiadka.

Badiadka has some major stadiums like Bolukatta Stadium.

Grameena Arts&Sports is the well known cricket club of the locality and one of the oldest in the district.

Climate[edit]

Badiadka has a tropical climate. In most months of the year, there is significant rainfall in Badiadka. There is only a short dry season and it is not very effective. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Am. The average annual temperature in Badiadka is 27.1 °C. About 3801 mm of precipitation falls annually.

The driest month is January with 1 mm. Most precipitation falls in July, with an average of 1178 mm.

The warmest month of the year is April with an average temperature of 29.2 °C. In July, the average temperature is 25.9 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year.

Climate Table
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31

(88)

31

(88)

32

(90)

33

(91)

32

(90)

29

(84)

28

(82)

28

(82)

29

(84)

30

(86)

31

(88)

32

(90)

33

(91)

Average low °C (°F) 22

(72)

23

(73)

24

(75)

26

(79)

26

(79)

24

(75)

24

(75)

24

(75)

24

(75)

24

(75)

23

(73)

22

(72)

22

(72)

Average rainfall mm (inches) 1

(0.04)

1

(0.04)

4

(0.16)

46

(1.81)

234

(9.21)

992

(39.06)

1,178

(46.38)

698

(27.48)

337

(13.27)

215

(8.46)

76

(2.99)

19

(0.75)

3,801

(149.65)

Average rainy days(≥ 0.1 mm) 0 0 1 3 10 26 30 26 20 13 6 1 136
Averagerelative humidity(%) 62 66 68 71 71 87 89 88 85 79 73 65 75

State Government Offices[edit]

  • Badiyadka, Sub Registrar Office.
  • Local Self Government - Badiyadka Panchayath.
  • Office of the Assistant Educational Office, Kumbla at Badiadka[2]
  • Post Office: Perdala Post Office[3]
  • KSEB / Asst.Engineer Office
  • PWD Engineer Office

Schools[edit]

  • GHS Badiadka.(Senior Secondary School)[4][5]
  • Navajeevana High School (NHS), Perdala. (Senior Secondary School).
  • Shri Bharathi Vidyapyapeeta, Badiadka (High School)
  • Holy Family Convent Public School
  • kunil school
  • little rose

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Badiyadka had a population of 10138 with 5152 males and 4986 females.[1]

Transportation[edit]

It is well connected to Puttur, Mangalore, Sullia towns in Karnataka and Kasaragod Town in Kerala. Direct bus service is available to Bangalore via Puttur

Administration[edit]

See also[edit]

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