Arakkuparamba

Arakkuparamba is a village in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[1]

Arakkuparamba
village
Arakkuparamba is located in Kerala
Arakkuparamba
Arakkuparamba
Location in Kerala, India
Arakkuparamba is located in India
Arakkuparamba
Arakkuparamba
Arakkuparamba (India)
Coordinates: 10°58′58″N 76°19′32″E / 10.982881°N 76.325460°E / 10.982881; 76.325460Coordinates: 10°58′58″N 76°19′32″E / 10.982881°N 76.325460°E / 10.982881; 76.325460
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictMalappuram
Population
 (2001)
 • Total14,784
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
6XXXXX
Vehicle registrationKL-

Arakkuparamba was once famous for mining iron ore. Iron ore mined from Arakkuparamba was converted into iron plates and rods at neighbouring Aliparamba. Ore melting technology was known to the ancient inhabitants. Ayirumada (or iron ore mining places) can still be seen there.

Arakkuparamba was under the control of Chera Kings and was under the Nedunganad Principality. The Samoothiri of Calicut defeated Nedungadis of Nedunganad and brought this place under their control.

Remnants of ancient temples are seen at different places. With the help of local people, these temples are being renovated.

DemographicsEdit

At the 2001 India census, Arakkuparamba had a population of 14,784 (7,188 males and 7,596 females).[1]

CultureEdit

Arakkuparamba village is having cultural and importance from "Pandava" age. It connect to Arakkillam. In early ages there are 42 landlord families were there and after the Arakkillam fire left 2 families Karuthedam and Moothedam. Many people migrated from Travancore and few families migrated from Northern Malabar to this area in the recent past.

TransportationEdit

Arakkuparamba village connects to other parts of India through Perinthalmanna town. National highway No.66 passes through Tirur and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. Highway No.966 goes to Palakkad and Coimbatore. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Tirur.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.