|Nilambapuri (old name) or Nilambur
|• MP||M.I.Shanavas - Wayanad (Lok Sabha constituency)|
|• MLA||Aryadan Muhammed - Nilambur (Assembly constituency)|
|• Chairman||Aryadan Shoukath - Nilambur Municipality|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||KL 71|
|Sex ratio||1000:1070 ♂/♀|
Nilambur is a municipality and a taluk in the Malappuram district of the Indian state of Kerala. It is located close to the Nilgiris range of the Western Ghats on the banks of the Chaliyar River. It is about 40 kilometers from Malappuram city and 24 kilometers from Manjeri on the Kozhikode–Gudalur road called CNG road (Calicut-Nilambur-Gudallur road).
Nilambur attracts tourists because of the variety of its forests that contain bamboo, teak, rosewood, etc.
Banglavum kunnu is a place located in nilambur where the DFO, under clonial india, in 1929, built a Sight seeing bunglow. The main idea of the building was to see the approach of the tippu sultan's army via naadukaani churam. The huge bunglow is situated at the centre of the nilambur forest near the chaliyar river.
- "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- Official website
- Ecological history of Nilambur valley, see chapter 6
- Kerala Tourism page for Nilambur
- Nilambur Directory and Current Affairs
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