Kottur, Kerala

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Kottur
Village
Kottur is located in Kerala
Kottur
Kottur
Location in Kerala, India
Kottur is located in India
Kottur
Kottur
Kottur (India)
Coordinates: 11°33′0″N 75°49′30″E / 11.55000°N 75.82500°E / 11.55000; 75.82500Coordinates: 11°33′0″N 75°49′30″E / 11.55000°N 75.82500°E / 11.55000; 75.82500
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKozhikode
Area
 • Total28.96 km2 (11.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total11,979
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
ClimateTropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20 °C (68 °F)
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/Kottur

Kottur is a grama panchayat and a community development block in the Kozhikode district of Kerala, India.

Celebrities[edit]

The noted Malayalam poet N. N. Kakkad was born in the Avitanallur village of the Kottur panchayat.

Location[edit]

Koottalida is the main town in Kottur grama panchayat. It is around 33 km from Calicut city, and regular bus service is available from Calicut, Balussery, and Perambra.

Geography[edit]

Kottur is surrounded by the hills like Thurutha Mala, Chengodu Mala, Vazhora and Vallora.

Temples[edit]

There are many locally famous temples in this panchayat: Neeroth Sree Maha Vishnu Kshethram Lakshmi Narayana temple, Avitanallur, Thrikkuttissery Mahadeva Kshethram, Chundali Shiva Kshethram, Hundakkatt Shiva Kshethram, Vakayadu Kotta and Kottur Maha Vishnu Kshethram.

Education[edit]

The main educational institutions are Govt. higher Secondary School Avitanallur, Naduvannur Higher Secondary School, GUPS Thrikkuttissery, ALPS Avitanallur, Poonath Nellissery UPS, Kottur AUP School, GLPS Peruvacheri and Moolad schools,Neeroth GLPS etc.

Transportation[edit]

Kottur village connects to other parts of India through Koyilandy town. The nearest airports are at Kannur and Kozhikode. The nearest railway station is at Koyiandy. The national highway no.66 passes through Koyilandy and the northern stretch connects to Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. The eastern National Highway No.54 going through Kuttiady connects to Mananthavady, Mysore and Bangalore.

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