Keezhur

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Keezhur
village
Coordinates: 11°58′0″N 75°40′0″E / 11.96667°N 75.66667°E / 11.96667; 75.66667Coordinates: 11°58′0″N 75°40′0″E / 11.96667°N 75.66667°E / 11.96667; 75.66667
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,979
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 670 703
Telephone code 91 (0)490 249
ISO 3166 code IN-KL
Vehicle registration KL 13 and KL 58-
Nearest city Iritty
Lok Sabha constituency Kannur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Peravoor

Keezhur (Malayalam: കീഴൂര്‍) is a village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala near Iritty.[1] Keezhur Mahadeva Temple is in this village.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Keezhur had a population of 15,979 with 7,875 males and 8,104 females.[1]

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Mahatma Gandhi College, Keezhur Kunnu was founded by Iritty Educational Society and is affiliated to the Kannur University. Initially the college was affiliated to University of Calicut.
  • VUPS - The school where students of this village get their primary education.
  • Iritty Higher secondary School - Over 50 years of service from standard 5th till 12th

Vivekananda Samskarika Kendram[edit]

This is acting as a cultural centre of Keezhur. Thousands of people in this region are readers of the library.

Keezhur Sree Mahadeva Temple[edit]

This temple is in keezhur where thousands of people offer their prayers to Lord Siva.

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 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-10.