Padiyoor is a small town in Kannur district of Kerala state, India. Padiyoor village is part of Padiyoor-Kalliad Grama Panchayat in Iritty taluk.[1]

Padiyoor
Padiyur
Town
Padiyoor is located in Kerala
Padiyoor
Padiyoor
Location in Kerala, India
Padiyoor is located in India
Padiyoor
Padiyoor
Padiyoor (India)
Coordinates: 11°58′48″N 75°35′58″E / 11.98000°N 75.59944°E / 11.98000; 75.59944Coordinates: 11°58′48″N 75°35′58″E / 11.98000°N 75.59944°E / 11.98000; 75.59944
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKannur
TalukIritty
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyPadiyoor-Kalliad Grama Panchayat
Area
 • Total25.44 km2 (9.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total12,114
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
670703
Telephone code0460
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL-78
Nearest cityIritty
Niyamasabha constituencyMattanur
Lok Sabha constituencyKannur
ClimateTypical Kerala Climate (Köppen)

LocationEdit

Padiyoor is located on SH 36 between Iritty and Irikkur towns. It is about 7 km from Iritty and 10 km from Irikkur. Padiyoor town is located near the reservoir of Pazhassi Dam. Padiyoor Town is the center of all Panchayat activities and the Panchayat Headquarters is situated here.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 Census, Padiyoor village had total population of 12,144 where 5,936 are males and 6,178 are females. Padiyoor village spreads over 25.44 km2 (9.82 sq mi) area with 2,758 families residing in it. The sex ratio of Padiyoor was 1,041 lower than state average of 1,084. Population in the age group of 0-9 was 1,214 (10% of total) which constitutes 634 males and 580 females. Padiyoor had overall literacy of 93.4% where male literacy stands at 96.7% and female literacy was 90.8%.[2]

TransportationEdit

The national highway passes through Taliparamba town. Mangalore 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 connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway station is Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at kannur and Calicut.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  2. ^ Kerala, Directorate of Census Operations. District Census Handbook, Kannur (PDF). Thiruvananthapuram: Directorateof Census Operations,Kerala. p. 154,155. Retrieved 14 July 2020.