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|• Total||34.41 km2 (13.29 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Perinthalmanna is a town and municipality in Malappuram district of Kerala. It was the capital of Valluvanad, a princely state ruled by the Valluvakonathiris, a suspected branch of the Pallava dynasty of the ancient Tamil kingdoms. Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathi Temple and Tali Mahadeva temple are located at Angadipuram, 3 km north of town.
As of 2001[update] India census, Perinthalmanna had a population of 44,613. Males constituted 48% of the population and females 52%. Perinthalmanna has had an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 79%. In Perinthalmanna, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Geo - Statitics
Perintalmanna became a Panchayath in 1933. Later upgraded into a municipality on 10 February 1990. As of 2011 India census,Perinthalmanna Municipal Region had a population of 49,723 spreading an area of 34 Sq.Km. The municipal area is divided into 31 administration wards. Perintalmanna Taluk spread across a vast area with population of about 6.1 lakh. The Taluk spread across the length and breadth of the district covering from Edapatta, Melattur to Kootilangadi, Kuruva & Kodoor, From Thazhekode to Pulamanthol, From Keezhattur to Anamangad, From Vettathur to Mankada & From Moorkanad to Puzhakkattiri in different direction and zones. These area are rapidly developing as the suburbs & Satelites of Perintalmanna City. The City has a sub-collector, HQ of Block Panchayath, HQ of Perinthalmanna Educational District, Criminal & Civil Court, Sub Jail, Head Quarter of NH Perintalmanna Division and all other sub district Offices.
The Medical City
Perintalmanna has already developed to be known as The Medical City with people near and far relying on the major hospitals for treatment. A good number of Arab nationals also visit this place with their families for treatment. There are 4 major tertiary care hospitals which have the most modern facilities at affordable costs. Apart from the private run hospitals, The City has a Medical College which admits students for MBBS and BDS courses making total number of hospitals in this emerging city to 16. The District Hospital is in the City. The City is also home to a number of Homeopathic & Ayurveda Speciality Centres and associated diagnostic health care centers.A large population from Inside and outside the state is now flowing into the city for a better and affordable healthcare with international quality. This has resulted in a commercial explosion in and around the city in the recent years.
People from Perinthalmanna
- Poonthanam, author of the poem Njanappana
- E.M.S. Namboodiripad, born in Elamkulam
- Neralattu Rama Poduval,
- Nalakath Soopy, MLA for 26 years from 1980- 2006 and former Minister for Education
- Cherukadu a notable marxian writer born at Eravimangalam
- Manjalamkuzhi Ali, current MLA from the constituency
- P. Sreeramakrishnan, Speaker of Kerala Legislature
AMU Malappuram Campus
AMU Malappuram Campus is center of Aligarh Muslim University higher education learning located in Cherukara village at the hills of Chelamala. It has Five years Law course after 12th class, MBA and B.ed after graduation. The students can apply in the month of march for the test of these courses at AMU Controller of Exam.
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- Thirunavaya War
- Valluvanad (southern Malabar)
- Nilambur - Shoranur Railway Line
- Angadipuram Laterite
- Education in Perinthalmanna
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