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Gateway to silent valley
|• Total||32 km2 (12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||76 m (249 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||+ 91 (0) 4924|
Mannarkkad, formerly known as Mannarghat, is a municipal town in Palakkad district of the Indian state of Kerala. Silent Valley National Park, Kanjirapuzha dam, Meenvallam waterfalls, Siruvani Reservoir, Pathrakadavu Waterfalls, Agali Hills, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary (Anakkatti) are tourist attractions in mannarkkad taluk. Mannarkkad is sometimes called the 'Gateway to Silent Valley', which is the largest evergreen rainforest in India. With two rivers, Kunthippuzha and Nellippuzha flowing through the region, the natural environment of Mannarkkad is further enhanced by the hills of Attappadi,[tone] which has one of the sizeable tribal settlements in Kerala.
Mannarkkad is located at  It has an average elevation of 76 m (249 ft). It is situated 40 km north-west of the district headquarters Palakkad, on the way to Kozhikode, which is 100 km north-west (via NH 213). Mannarkkad is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats..
Buses run from Palakkad (40 km), Thrissur (82 km), Coimbatore (88 km) and Kozhikode (96 km). The nearest railway stations to Mannarkkad town are Palakkad Junction Railway station (34 km), Ottapalam railway station (38 km) and Angadipuram railway station (32 km). The nearest International Airports are Calicut International Airport (72 km) and Coimbatore International Airport (98 km).
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mannarkkad
- "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.
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- Mannarkkad travel guide from Wikivoyage
|Taluks of Palakkad District, Kerala|
|Alathur • Chittur • Mannarkkad • Ottapalam • Pattambi • Palakkad|