Sunset viewed from a hill near Pattuvam U.P school.
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Kasargod|
|Legislative Assembly constituency||Kallyasseri|
Pattuvam has an area of 32 square kilometers and a population of about 20000.
Surrounded with rivers on all sides except the east where it shares a boundary with the Thaliparamba municipality, Pattuvam has rich biodiversity thanks to its hills, rivers, etc. Pattuvam created history a decade ago when it used its autonomy to assert its sole right to the local biodiversity.
Villages and suburbs
The Panchayat consists of mini-villages like Mangalasseri, Muthukuda, kavungal, Pattuvam, Muriyathode, Mullool, Ariyil, Parappool, and Vellikkeel. The Panchayat is ruled by the left front led by President Mr.Anakkeel Chandran. With a predominantly agriculture oriented population, Pattuvam is home to many eminent personalities.
Vadakke Kavu (Panchuruli Temple), Kunhimathilam Temple, Valiyamathilakam Temple, Cheriyamrambu Sree Narasimha Murthy Temple & Muthukuda siva temple are the famous temples in Pattuvam.
Schools and Colleges
Schools: Pattuvam GHSS, Model Residential Higher Secondary School, LP school, UP School and Govt. LP school
College: College of Applied Sciences, Pattuvam is affiliated to Kannur University and is established in 1999 with Regular courses of B.Sc(Computer Sciences) and B.Sc (Electronics).The college also provide PGDCA course Conducted by Institute of Human Resources Development
Tourist place :Samskriti- Sahajeevanam heritage Museum and Tarumitra biodiversity center at Muthukuda
The national highway passes through Pilathara junction. Goa and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway station is Payyanur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. 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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