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Pariyaram is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Pariyaram is located in India
Pariyaram (India)
Coordinates: 12°04′24″N 75°17′30″E / 12.0732°N 75.2917°E / 12.0732; 75.2917Coordinates: 12°04′24″N 75°17′30″E / 12.0732°N 75.2917°E / 12.0732; 75.2917
Country India
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyPariyaram Grama Panchayat
 • Total32.68 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
 • Total20,405
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
670502, 670503
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL-59
Lok Sabha constituencyKannur
Assembly constituencyTaliparamba

Pariyaram is a Grama Panchayat consisting of two villages viz. Pariyaram census town and Kuttiyeri village. Pariyaram is a small town on National Highway (NH 66) between Taliparamba and Payyanur in Kerala state of India.[1][2] Mini villages of Thiruvattoor, Koran Peedika, Mukkunnu & Chithappile Poyil are parts of Pariyaram.

Even though the Government Medical College, Kannur was formerly known as Pariyaram Medical College, the same is located in Kadannappally- Panapuzha Grama panchayat.

The popular Institutions as well as significant areas of Pariyaram are:


As of 2011 census, Pariyaram census town had total population of 20,405 where 9,582 males and 10,823 females with an area spreads over 32.68 km2 (12.62 sq mi). Total number of households were 4,580 in the town limits. Population of children in age group 0-6 was 2,519 (12.3%) which constitutes 1,249 males and 1,270 females. Pariyaram town had overall literacy of 93.2% where male literacy was 96.8% and female literacy was 90%.[3]


As of 2011 Indian census, Pariyaram census town had total population of 20,405 which constitute 9,329 (45.7%) Hindus, 7,818 (38.3%) Muslims, 3,194 (15.7%) Christians and Others (0.3%).[4]


Pariyaram Panchayat is part of Taliparamba (State Assembly constituency) under Kannur Loksabha constituency.[5]


The national highway passes through Pariyaram. Mangalore and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road from Taliparamba to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore. It will take approximately 45 minutes by Bus to reach Pariyaram from the district headquarters Kannur. The nearest railway stations are Payangadi and Payyannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Kannur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.

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  1. ^ "Kerala (India): Districts, Cities and Towns - Population Statistics, Charts and Map".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2022.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Kerala, Directorate of Census Operations. District Census Handbook, Kannur (PDF). Thiruvananthapuram: Directorateof Census Operations,Kerala. p. 180,181. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Religion – Kerala, Districts and Sub-districts". Census of India 2011. Office of the Registrar General.
  5. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2008.