|• Body||Gram panchayat|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KL|
|Vehicle registration||KL 13,KL-59|
|Lok Sabha constituency||kasaragod|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||payyannur|
Places of interest
Vellora is a very old village, with many picturesque places around. Dotted on the westernghats, like vellinkeel, bekal fort, fort st. angelo, pathampara, madai thattu, ezhimala naval academy, ettikulam beach, pazhassi dam, paithalmala a hill station with pleasant climate even during harsh summer. Vellora is strategically located between Taliparamba and Payyanur, equally distanced by 26 km either way. Coorg border to east and Arabian Sea to the west, 17 km either side.
The national highway passes through Perumba junction. 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 Payyanur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. There are airports at Kannur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.
- "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
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