Kanichar

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Kanichar
Village
Kanichar town.jpg
Kanichar is located in Kerala
Kanichar
Kanichar
Location in Kerala, India
Kanichar is located in India
Kanichar
Kanichar
Kanichar (India)
Coordinates: 11°54′0″N 75°47′0″E / 11.90000°N 75.78333°E / 11.90000; 75.78333Coordinates: 11°54′0″N 75°47′0″E / 11.90000°N 75.78333°E / 11.90000; 75.78333
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKannur
Government
 • BodyKanichar Grama Panchayath
Area
 • Total51.96 km2 (20.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total15,789
 • Density300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
670674
Telephone code0490
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL 13 (Kannur) and KL 58 (Thalassery)
Nearest cityThalassery
Lok Sabha constituencyKannur
ClimateMild Climate (Köppen)
Websitehttp://lsgkerala.in/kanicharpanchayat

Kanichar is a village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. Kanichar is a Grama Panchayath, (a local self-government). The current political party in charge of the Panchayath is the UDF, and its president is Smt.Celin Mani Chemparathickal. There are thirteen wards in Grama Panchayath, there are many attractive tourist places like Ealappeedika and Kadanmala .[citation needed]

Hospitals[edit]

There are several hospitals in this place.

  • Unity Hospitals, Kelakam
  • Peravoor Taluk Hospital
  • Reshmi Hospital

Blood Bank[edit]

  • Thalassery Blood Donors Wing
  • Kannur Sara Memorial Blood Bank
  • Thalassery Co-operative Hospital
  • Pariyaram Medical College
  • General Hospital Thalassery

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Kanichar had a population of 16200 with 8038 males and 8162 females.

Tourism[edit]

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary,a tourist spot, is about 7 km away from Kanichar town.

Wards[edit]

  • Odanthode[1]
  • Anungode
  • Kanichar
  • Velloonni
  • Nellikkunnu
  • Chengom
  • Elappeedika
  • Poolakkutty
  • Nedumpuramchal
  • Odappuzha
  • Kolakkad
  • Mavadi
  • Chanappara.[1][2]

Transportation[edit]

The National Highway 66 passes through Kannur town. Mangalore and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway station is Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. The nearest airport is Kannur International Airport which is 35 Kilometers Away from Kanichar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://lsgkerala.in/kanicharpanchayat/about/
  2. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.