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|• Total||34.41 km2 (13.29 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
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.
As of 2001[update] India census, 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
- Poonthanam, author of the poem Njanappana
- E.M.S. Namboodiripad, born in Elamkulam
- Neralattu Rama Poduval,
- Nalakath Soopy, MLA for 26 years from 1980- 2006 and former Minister for Education
- Cherukadu a notable marxian writer born at Eravimangalam
- Manjalamkuzhi Ali, current MLA from the constituency
- P. Sreeramakrishnan, Speaker of Kerala Legislature
- Thirunavaya War
- Valluvanad (southern Malabar)
- Nilambur - Shoranur Railway Line
- Angadipuram Laterite
- Education in Perinthalmanna
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- "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.