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Payyoli is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Payyoli is located in India
Payyoli (India)
Coordinates: 11°32′0″N 75°40′0″E / 11.53333°N 75.66667°E / 11.53333; 75.66667Coordinates: 11°32′0″N 75°40′0″E / 11.53333°N 75.66667°E / 11.53333; 75.66667
Country India
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0496
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL-56
Nearest cityKozhikode
Lok Sabha constituencyVatakara

Payyoli is a Municipality town on the Malabar Coast of Kozhikode district in the South Indian state of Kerala. Payyoli is famous for being the hometown of athlete PT Usha( She is nicknamed as the Payyoli Express). It is a town between Quilandy taluk, Kozhikode District.


  • Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, Karipur and Kannur International Airport
  • Nearest railway station: Payyoli
  • Nearest bus stand: Payyoli
  • Nearest police station: Payyoli
  • Nearest Govt. School: GVHSS Payyoli

Payyoli is situated besides the national highway(NH66)between Kozhikode and Vatakara.


  • Kunhali Marakkar museum, at Iringal, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away from Payyoli[citation needed]
  • Afrah Juma Masjid
  • Kizhur Shiva shathram[1]
  • velliyam kallu :
  • Craft Village Iringal
  • Kalleth Driving Beach (Thikkodi)
  • Ayanikkad Juma Masjid
  • Thuraserikkadavu (Island)
  • Kottakkal Juma Masjid
  • Kolavi palam beach & Turtle Cage
  • Kadalur Light House
  • Charichal Palli Makham (Payyoli Angadi)

Kolavi palam beach[edit]

Payyoli Rly Station

Kolavi Palam Beach at Payyoli is yet another beautiful stretch of golden sands, with shallow waters, that border Velliyamkallu. The sea, here, is ideal for swimming. During November - December, hordes of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles come in to lay eggs. There is a nature conservation centre, ‘Theeram’ (Turtle Cage), started by the fishermen to save these turtles. Nearest railway station: Payyoli Railway Station, Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 64 km

Latitude:11.523088, Longitude: 75.617409

Notable residents[edit]


Payyoli connects to other parts of India through NH 66. The nearest airports are at Kannur and Kozhikode. The nearest railway station is at Payyoli. The national highway no.66 passes through Payyoli and the northern stretch connects to Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum.

Suburbs of Payyoli[edit]

  • Poyilkavu, Chengottukavu and Arangedath
  • Pisharkavu, Anakkulam and Palakkulam
  • Moodadi, Nandibazar and Palur

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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  2. ^ Iype, George. " Olympics Special: P T Usha, India's golden girl". Retrieved 1 March 2011.