Muzhappilangad

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Muzhappilangad
city
Muzhappilangad is located in Kerala
Muzhappilangad
Muzhappilangad
Location in Kerala, India
Muzhappilangad is located in India
Muzhappilangad
Muzhappilangad
Muzhappilangad (India)
Coordinates: 11°48′0″N 75°27′0″E / 11.80000°N 75.45000°E / 11.80000; 75.45000Coordinates: 11°48′0″N 75°27′0″E / 11.80000°N 75.45000°E / 11.80000; 75.45000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKannur
Population
 (2001)
 • Total21,905
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL

Muzhappilangad is a small coastal village near Thalassery in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala.

Tourist attractions[edit]

Muzhappilangad drive in beach

This village is renowned for its 5 km long pristine Muzhappilangad beach. Dharmadam island (Pacha Thuruth) is visible from here and Anjarakandy river enters in Arabian sea near this place.

Access[edit]

The nearest town to Muzhappilangad is the town of Tellichery now called Thalassery is 7 km away. The District Headquarters Kannur is 13 km from Muzhappilangad.

Festivals[edit]

Muzhappilangad is famous for "Thalappoli", A three-day festival celebrated in March at "Sree Koormba Temple". In this festival, devotees take Kalasham (a sacred brass receptacle) in a procession to the Temple to show their respect to the Goddess.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Muzhappilangad had a population of 21,905. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Muzhappilangad has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 83%. In Muzhappilangad, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. entegramam

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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