Kolachery

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Kolachery is a Grama panchayath situated in Kannur District of Kerala state, India.

Local administration[edit]

Koachery was formed by merging two villages (viz) Kolachery & Cheleri. It belongs to Edakkad block and Taliparamba assembly constituency.[1] The panchayath got the award for the best panchayath in the district in 2015.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Kolacherry had a population of 15844 with 7584 males and 8260 females.[2]

Distances[edit]

Kolachery is at a distance of 13 km from Kannur.

Suburbs[edit]

Karinkalkuzhi, Kolacherimukku, Kambil, Pampuruthi, Patyam, Chelerimukku, Pallipparamba,

Transportation[edit]

The national highway passes through Valapattanam town. Goa 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. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. There are airports at Mattanur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "കൊളച്ചേരി ഗ്രാമപഞ്ചായത്ത് (Kolachery Grama Panchayat)".
  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.