Meenangadi

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Meenangadi
Town
Wayanad-meenngadi map-en by stalin.svg
Meenangadi is located in Kerala
Meenangadi
Meenangadi
Meenangadi is located in India
Meenangadi
Meenangadi
Coordinates: 11°39′39″N 76°09′19″E / 11.660779°N 76.155185°E / 11.660779; 76.155185Coordinates: 11°39′39″N 76°09′19″E / 11.660779°N 76.155185°E / 11.660779; 76.155185
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictWayanad
BlockSulthan Bathery
First SettlementNeolithic Age[1][2]
Named forMatsya Avathara Temple and Fish Market
Area
 • Total53.52[3] km2 (13,225.08 acres)
Elevation
773.00 m (2,536.09 ft)
Population
 • Total33,450
 • Estimate 
(2016[5])
34,601
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam
Others:English, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
673 591
Telephone code91 (0)4936

Meenangadi is an old town situated on the highway NH 766 between Kalpetta and Sulthan Bathery in Wayanad District,[6] in Kerala, India. This place is one among the Provinces where the existence of Dolmens provide an historical evidence of earlier civilisation.[7][8] Coffee bean, Black pepper, Ginger, Rice and Areca are the main crops of this area.[9] Meenangadi is famous for its Fish Market,Cattle Market.[10]The nearest railway station is at Kozhikode at 87 Km and airport is Kannur International Airport[11] with 94 Km[12] from Meenangadi. Meenangadi is surrounded by, Ambalavayal Panchayat, Kalpetta Taluk towards west, Gudalur Taluk towards East, Mananthavady Taluk towards west.[13][14] Kalpetta, Sultan Bathery, Kozhikode are the nearby Cities and towns to Meenangadi.
Kerala's first carbon neutrality project launched in Meenangadi on June 2016 [15]. Upon achieving the goals of the project, Meenangadi will be the first village in India to go completely carbon neutral[16]. Meenangadi has a population of 33450 According to 2011 Census with two Villages Purakkadi and (Part)Krishnagiri.[17] [18]

Educational institutions[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Meenangadi, Kerala
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.2
(81.0)
29
(84)
30.7
(87.3)
30.6
(87.1)
29.6
(85.3)
26.1
(79.0)
24.7
(76.5)
25.3
(77.5)
26.2
(79.2)
26.8
(80.2)
26.5
(79.7)
26.5
(79.7)
27.4
(81.4)
Average low °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
17.8
(64.0)
19.5
(67.1)
20.7
(69.3)
20.8
(69.4)
19.8
(67.6)
19.4
(66.9)
19.4
(66.9)
19.2
(66.6)
19.4
(66.9)
18.5
(65.3)
16.9
(62.4)
19.0
(66.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4
(0.2)
9
(0.4)
17
(0.7)
95
(3.7)
185
(7.3)
513
(20.2)
1,011
(39.8)
543
(21.4)
235
(9.3)
226
(8.9)
84
(3.3)
22
(0.9)
2,944
(116.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benhur, Abraham (2012). Megalithic Monuments of South India. pathofdolmens.
  2. ^ Menon, T. Madhava; Linguistics, International School of Dravidian (2000). A handbook of Kerala. International School of Dravidian Linguistics. ISBN 9788185692272.
  3. ^ Keralam, Digital. "Meenangadi Grama Panchayath Meenangadi Wayanad Kerala India | Digital Keralam". Digital Keralam.
  4. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/3203_PART_A_WAYANAD.pdf
  5. ^ http://thanal.co.in/uploads/resource/document/concept-note-carbon-neutral-meenangaadi-grama-panchayat-37116138.pdf
  6. ^ http://wayanad.nic.in
  7. ^ "The Path of the Dolmens". pathofdolmens.org.
  8. ^ Manoj, E. m; Manoj, E. m (30 December 2012). "Megalithic rock-cut tomb found in Wayanad". The Hindu.
  9. ^ http://wayanad.nic.in/agri.htm
  10. ^ Department, Kerala (India) Animal Husbandry (1974). Report on Quinquennial Livestock Census, 1966: 1966:1. Department of Animal Husbandry, Livestock Census.
  11. ^ "Home". www.kannurairport.in.
  12. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps.
  13. ^ . Meenangadi have high connectivity of roads towards Calicut, Mysore and Bangalore. Nearest tourist centers are edakkal caves( ~ 8 Km) and karapuzha dam (~6 Km).http://www.keralatourism.org/routes-locations/meenangadi/id/10029
  14. ^ http://www.keralatourism.org/routes-locations/meenangadi/id/10029
  15. ^ "Kerala's first carbon neutrality project launched in Wayanad".
  16. ^ Kerala Achieved What the World Is Struggling With – Becoming Carbon Neutral!
  17. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/3203_PART_A_WAYANAD.pdf
  18. ^ Reporter, Staff; Reporter, Staff (4 September 2013). "Meenangadi panchayat plans project for tribals". The Hindu.
  19. ^ http://wayanad.nic.in/hss.htm
  20. ^ "Model College, Meenagadi". www.ihrd.ac.in.
  21. ^ http://vivekanandavidyamandiram.com
  22. ^ http://www.annsenglishmediumschool.com
  23. ^ "CLIMATE: MEENANGADI", Climate-Data.org. Web: [1].