Kottur, Kerala

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Kottur
കോട്ടൂര്
Village
Kottur is located in Kerala
Kottur
Kottur
Kottur is located in India
Kottur
Kottur
Location in Kerala, 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
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Area
 • Total 28.96 km2 (11.18 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,979
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
Website https://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]

Kootalida 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 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 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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