Mannarkkad

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Mannarkkad
Mannarghat
Town
Nickname(s): Gateway to silent valley
Mannarkkad is located in Kerala
Mannarkkad
Mannarkkad
Mannarkkad is located in India
Mannarkkad
Mannarkkad
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°59′N 76°28′E / 10.98°N 76.47°E / 10.98; 76.47Coordinates: 10°59′N 76°28′E / 10.98°N 76.47°E / 10.98; 76.47
Country  India
State Kerala
District Palakkad District
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Municipality
Area
 • Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Area rank 24
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Demonym(s) Mannarkkadans
Languages
 • Official Malayalam
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code + 91 (0) 4924
Vehicle registration KL-50

Mannarkkad, formerly known as Mannarghat, is a municipal town in Palakkad district of the Indian state of Kerala.

Geography[edit]

Mannarkkad is located at 10°59′N 76°28′E / 10.98°N 76.47°E / 10.98; 76.47.[1] It has an average elevation of 76 m (249 ft). It is situated 40 km north-east of the district headquarters Palakkad, on the way to Kozhikode (NH 213). It is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats.

Politics[edit]

The Mannarkkad assembly constituency is part of the Palghat constituency.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mannarkkad
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 

External links[edit]

Taluks of Palakkad District, Kerala
AlathurChitturMannarkkadOttapalamPalakkad