Vellora

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Vellora
village
Vellora is located in Kerala
Vellora
Vellora
Location in Kerala, India
Vellora is located in India
Vellora
Vellora
Vellora (India)
Coordinates: 12°10′0″N 75°21′0″E / 12.16667°N 75.35000°E / 12.16667; 75.35000Coordinates: 12°10′0″N 75°21′0″E / 12.16667°N 75.35000°E / 12.16667; 75.35000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKannur
Government
 • BodyGram panchayat
Population
 (2001)
 • Total9,794
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
670306
Telephone code0498
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL 13,KL-59
Lok Sabha constituencykasaragod
Vidhan Sabha constituencypayyannur

Vellora is a village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala .With state road connectivity, schools, hospitals post office and bank, dating back to 1950's

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Places of interest[edit]

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.

Transportation[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.