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Pootrakkov Temple, Vaniyambalam
|• MLA||Anil Kumar|
|• MP||M.I.Shanavas - Wayanad Lok Sabha Constituency|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
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).
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.
- Web site: www.vaniyambalam.com
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