Panayal

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Panayal
village
Panayal is located in Kerala
Panayal
Panayal
Panayal is located in India
Panayal
Panayal
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 12°26′08″N 75°04′09″E / 12.4356400°N 75.069050°E / 12.4356400; 75.069050Coordinates: 12°26′08″N 75°04′09″E / 12.4356400°N 75.069050°E / 12.4356400; 75.069050
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kasaragod
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,276
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 671318
Vehicle registration KL-60

Panayal is a village in Kasaragod district in the state of Kerala, India.[1] It is situated approximately 6 km inland from the coastal town of Bekal. Panayal is around 17 km by road from Kasaragod and around 16 km from Kanhangad. Sri Mahalingeshwara Aided Upper Primary School and the Sri Mahalingeshwara Shiva temple are located here. Panayal is known for the Theyyam art form performed in the many family shrines in the area.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Panayal had a population of 16276 with 7833 males and 8443 females.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Local roads have access to NH.66 which connects to Mangalore in the north and Calicut in the south. The nearest railway station is Kanhangad on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)