Perinthalmanna

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Perinthalmanna (pmna)
Town
Nickname(s): 
PMNA
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictMalappuram
Area
 • Total34.41 km2 (13.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total44,613
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
679322
Telephone code04933
Vehicle registrationKL-53
Websitehttp://www.perinthalmannamunicipality.in

Perinthalmanna is a town and municipality in Malappuram district of Kerala. It was the capital of Valluvanad, a princely state ruled by the Valluvakonathiris, a suspected branch of the Pallava dynasty of the ancient Tamil kingdoms. Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathi Temple and Tali Mahadeva temple are located at Angadipuram, 3 km north of town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Perinthalmanna had a population of 44,613. Males constituted 48% of the population and females 52%. Perinthalmanna has had an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 79%. In Perinthalmanna, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

People from Perinthalmanna[edit]

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References[edit]

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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