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Grama panchath
Ayyappa Temple, Pantheeramkavu
Ayyappa Temple, Pantheeramkavu
Coordinates: 11°16′N 75°52′E / 11.27°N 75.87°E / 11.27; 75.87Coordinates: 11°16′N 75°52′E / 11.27°N 75.87°E / 11.27; 75.87
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,927
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Kailamadom School, Pantheeramkavu

Olavanna is a census town in Kozhikode district in the Indian state of Kerala.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Olavanna had a population of 30,927. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Olavanna has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 80%. In Olavanna, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Pantheeramkavu Junction[edit]

The new bypass road from Ramanattukara to Vengalam has increased the importance of Olavanna because the Pantheeramkavu junction is part of the panchayath jurisdiction. The junction has become a commercial hub with many hospitals and shopping malls cropping up around the junction.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.