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Pootrakkov Temple, Vaniyambalam
Pootrakkov Temple, Vaniyambalam
Vaniyambalam is located in Kerala
Vaniyambalam is located in India
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°11′0″N 76°15′30″E / 11.18333°N 76.25833°E / 11.18333; 76.25833Coordinates: 11°11′0″N 76°15′30″E / 11.18333°N 76.25833°E / 11.18333; 76.25833
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
 • MLA Anil Kumar
 • MP M.I.Shanavas - Wayanad Lok Sabha Constituency
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 679339
Telephone code 914931
Vehicle registration kl10

Vaniyambalam lies in Nilambur taluk in the Malappuram district, Kerala and is 40 km north-east of Malappuram. Surrounding towns include Pandikkad and Tuwur (to the south), Kalikavu (in the east), and Wandoor and Nilambur (to the north).

Teak Plantations[edit]

Vaniyambalam is famous for the sales of Nilambur teak wood. The wide railway flat was using for stacking of timber, which was transported by railway all over India.


A famous temple which is well known for tourist as well as pilgrim place is situated on the top of a rocky hill which spreads across 40 acres.


Vaniyambalam village connects to other parts of India through Nilambur town. State Highway No.28 starts from Nilambur and connects to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore through Highways.12,29 and 181. National highway No.66 passes through Ramanattukara and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. State. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Feroke. Vaniyambalam minor railway Station is part of the Southern Railway and is on Shoranur-Nilambur Railway Line . This railway station is located 11 km south from Nilambur Road Railway Station . Presently Mr Ummer P I ( Tirur - Malappuram) & Mr Ranjith ( Kottiyam - Kollam) are the Asst Station Masters of this station. Nilambur Road Railway Station is the main station to the north of Vaniyambalam.


The nearest airports are Calicut Airport and Coimbatore Airport.