Iriveri

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Iriveri
city
Iriveri is located in Kerala
Iriveri
Iriveri
Location in Kerala, India
Iriveri is located in India
Iriveri
Iriveri
Iriveri (India)
Coordinates: 11°52′18″N 75°28′52″E / 11.871745°N 75.481007°E / 11.871745; 75.481007Coordinates: 11°52′18″N 75°28′52″E / 11.871745°N 75.481007°E / 11.871745; 75.481007
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,672
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-KL

Iriveri is a census town in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Iriveri had a population of 15,672. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Iriveri has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 82%. In Iriveri, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture, coconut and cashew plantations, Paddy and farmings are major occupation. Chakkarakkal is the nearest economical hub.


Temples[edit]

One of the major attractions in Iriveri is the Iriveri Kavu, situated inside of a small forest, and is famous for Theyyam, a folk art performance during February. Ambiliyad Sri Krishna Temple and Manikkiyil Bhagavati Temple are also in Iriveri.

Masjids[edit]

North Kerala's famous Muslim pilgrimage center Iriveri Juma Masjid and Makham situated in the middle of Iriveri and is famous for traditional Islamic Uroos and Nerchas ,Iriveri Masjid was established in AD 702 by Khasi Hussain Madani(Ra)

Transportation[edit]

The national highway passes through Kannur town. Goa 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. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. There are airports at Mattanur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.