Mannarkkad

Mannarkkad, formerly known as Mannarghat, is a municipal City in Palakkad district of the Indian state of Kerala.

Mannarkkad

Mannarghat
City
Mannarkkad is located in Kerala
Mannarkkad
Mannarkkad
Location in Kerala, India
Mannarkkad is located in India
Mannarkkad
Mannarkkad
Mannarkkad (India)
Coordinates: 10°59′N 76°28′E / 10.98°N 76.47°E / 10.98; 76.47Coordinates: 10°59′N 76°28′E / 10.98°N 76.47°E / 10.98; 76.47
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictPalakkad District
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyMunicipality
Area
 • Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Area rank24
Elevation
76 m (249 ft)
Demonym(s)Mannarkkadans
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+ 91 ,STD (04924)
Vehicle registrationKL-50

GeographyEdit

Mannarkkad is located at 10°59′N 76°28′E / 10.98°N 76.47°E / 10.98; 76.47.[1] It has an average elevation of 76 m (249 ft). It is situated 40 km north-west of the district headquarters Palakkad, on the way to Kozhikode, which is 100 km north-west (via NH 966). Mannarkkad is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats.

PoliticsEdit

The Mannarkkad legisalative assembly constituency is part of the Palghat Lok Sabha constituency. Present MLA of Mannarkkad is Adv. N. Shamsudheen(IUML),Present MP of Mannarkkad is V. K. Sreekandan(INC).

Educational InstitutionsEdit

Calicut University Affiliated Colleges in Mannarkkad

-MESKALLADI College

-Darunajath Arts and Science College

-Universal College

-Seedac College

Schools in Mannarkkad
-Kalladi Higher Secondary School Kumaramputhur.

-MES Higher Secondary School

-KTM High School

-MET English Medium School

-DHS Nellipuzha

TransportationEdit

Palakkad Junction is the nearest railway station, 40 km away from the town. Mannarkkad is a town en route Kozhikode-Palakkad(NH966) road. Nearest airport is The Calicut International Airport which is 72 km away. It has the road connectivity with major tourist attractions like Malampuzha, Palakkad, Siruvani, Silent valley, Attapadi etc.

Tourist Places&AttractionsEdit

-Silent Valley National Park

-Siruvani Dam

-Pathrakadavu

-Kunthipuzha

-Attapadi Hills and Western Ghats

-Mannarkkad Puram

-Kanjirapuzha Dam

HospitalsEdit

-New alma hospital

-Mannarkkad Taluk Hospital

-Mannarkkad Nursing home

-Vyshak Hospital

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Taluks of Palakkad District, Kerala
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