Chemmad

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Chemmad
ചെമ്മാട്
Town
Chemmad is located in Kerala
Chemmad
Chemmad
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°2′0″N 75°54′0″E / 11.03333°N 75.90000°E / 11.03333; 75.90000Coordinates: 11°2′0″N 75°54′0″E / 11.03333°N 75.90000°E / 11.03333; 75.90000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 676306
Telephone code Tirurangadi(0494)
Vehicle registration KL-10, KL-65
Nearest city Calicut
Lok Sabha constituency Ponnani
Climate fair (Köppen)
Website www.chemmad.com

Chemmad (Malayalam: ചെമ്മാട് ) the biggest commercial hub and administrative head quarter of Tirurangadi Taluk, is a fast-growing town in Malappuram district, Kerala, India.[1]

The town is located 7 km (4.3 mi) east of the Parappanangadi Railway station. The Tirurangadi Police Station, Taluk Hospital, Telephone Exchange, Sub Road Transport Office, Mini Civil Station and Tirurangadi Taluk (district administration) offices are all located within Chemmad. Apart from Tirur, it is considered one of the larger trade centres of the western part of the Malappuram District, and has undergone an influx of people from other areas over the last 10 years.

Darul Huda Islamic University, an internationally famous Islamic University is situated in the northern part of Chemmad. There are another educational Institutions also which are regionally important. Important political parties of the town are:

  1. Indian Union Muslim League
  2. Communist Party of India
  3. Bharatiya Janata Party

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