Edavaka, Mananthavady

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Grama Panchayat
Dwaraka Church
Dwaraka Church
Edavaka is located in Kerala
Edavaka is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°46′0″N 75°48′0″E / 11.76667°N 75.80000°E / 11.76667; 75.80000Coordinates: 11°46′0″N 75°48′0″E / 11.76667°N 75.80000°E / 11.76667; 75.80000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Wayanad
Elevation 792 m (2,598 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,620
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 670645
Telephone Code +91 4935
ISO 3166 code IN-KL
Vehicle registration KL-12(Wayanad RTO[1]), KL-72 (Mananthavady Sub-RTO[2])
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Mananthavady
Website http://lsgkerala.in/edavakapanchayat

Edavaka is a Gram Panchayat in the Wayanad district of the Kerala State, India. [4] [5]


As of 2001 India census, Edavaka had a population of 15,620 with 7,939 males and 7,681 females.[4]

Major Landmarks[edit]

  • Kalyanathum Palil Dargah
  • St.George Church, Kallody
  • Hidayath Madrasa
  • St.Sebastians Church
  • Holy face school
  • Venmani school

Towns in the Panchayath[edit]

The following little towns are part of Edavaka panchayath jurisdiction.

  • Dwaraka
  • Nalam Mile
  • Kallody
  • Pandikada
  • Rande Nalu or Chundamukku
  • Thonichal
  • Moolithode

Cattle Market[edit]

Every Friday and Tuesday, a cattle market conducted in the village. The Panchayath has built an expensive wallless building for this purpose.


Edavaka village is very near Mananthavady town. The Periya ghat road connects Mananthavady to Kannur and Thalassery. The Thamarassery mountain road connects Calicut with Kalpetta. The Kuttiady mountain road connects Vatakara with Kalpetta and Mananthavady. The Palchuram mountain road connects Kannur and Iritty with Mananthavady. The road from Nilambur to Ooty is also connected to Wayanad through the village of Meppadi.

The nearest railway station is at Mysore and the nearest airports are Kozhikode International Airport-120 km, Bengaluru International Airport-290 km, and Kannur International Airport, 58 km.