Udma

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Udma

Ayampara
Small town
Nursing College in Udma
Nursing College in Udma
Udma is located in Kerala
Udma
Udma
Location in Kerala, India
Udma is located in India
Udma
Udma
Udma (India)
Coordinates: 12°26′38″N 75°01′26″E / 12.444°N 75.024°E / 12.444; 75.024Coordinates: 12°26′38″N 75°01′26″E / 12.444°N 75.024°E / 12.444; 75.024
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKasaragod
Population
(2001)
 • Total8,144
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Udma is a census town in Kasaragod district in the Indian state of Kerala.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Udma had a population of 8144. Males constitute 46% of the population and females 54%. Udma has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 71%. In Udma, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Udma assembly constituency is part of Kasaragod (Lok Sabha constituency).[2] Udma is an adjustant place to Kasaragod. Famous for multicultural harmony expressed in different festivals like Theyyam, Pooram, Arrattu, etc. Pristine beaches and unpolluted long sandy sea shores running southwards to famous Bekel Fort.

Administration[edit]

  • District: Kasargod
  • Taluk/Tehsil: Hosdurg
  • Block: Kanhangad
  • Assembly Constituency: Udma
  • Parliament Constituency: Kasargod
  • Police Station: Bekal
  • Post Office: 671 319
  • Telephone Exchange: udma. 0467
  • Nearest Railway Station: Kottikulam

Major Organizations in Udma[edit]

Well known persons[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Local roads have access to NH.66 which connects to Mangalore in the north and Calicut in the south. The nearest railway station is Kottikulam on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.

See also[edit]

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.
  2. ^ "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.

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