Kerala Estate

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Kerala Estate
village
Karuvarakkundu Town
Karuvarakkundu Town
Kerala Estate is located in Kerala
Kerala Estate
Kerala Estate
Kerala Estate is located in India
Kerala Estate
Kerala Estate
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°8′30″N 76°20′30″E / 11.14167°N 76.34167°E / 11.14167; 76.34167Coordinates: 11°8′30″N 76°20′30″E / 11.14167°N 76.34167°E / 11.14167; 76.34167
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,299
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 6XXXXX
Vehicle registration KL-

Kerala Estate is a village near Kalikavu in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Kerala Estate had a population of 10299 with 4901 males and 5398 females.[1]

Culture[edit]

Keralaestate village is a predominantly Muslim populated area. Hindus exist in comparatively smaller numbers. So the culture of the locality is based upon Muslim traditions. Duff Muttu, Kolkali and Aravanamuttu are common folk arts of this locality. There are many libraries attached to mosques giving a rich source of Islamic studies. Most of the books are written in Arabi-Malayalam which is a version of the Malayalam language written in Arabic script. People gather in mosques for the evening prayer and continue to sit there after the prayers discussing social and cultural issues. Business and family issues are also sorted out during these evening meetings. The Hindu minority of this area keeps their rich traditions by celebrating various festivals in their temples. Hindu rituals are done here with a regular devotion like other parts of Kerala.[2]

Transportation[edit]

Keralaestate village connects to other parts of India through Nilambur town. State Highway No.28 starts from Nilambur and connects to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore through Highways.12,29 and 181. National highway No.66 passes through Ramanattukara and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. State. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Feroke.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2016-07-14.