Panniyoor is a village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Panniyoor is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Panniyoor is located in India
Panniyoor (India)
Coordinates: 12°05′59″N 75°24′12″E / 12.099780°N 75.403430°E / 12.099780; 75.403430
Country India
 • Total24.54 km2 (9.47 sq mi)
 • Total12,383
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL-59


As of 2011 Census, Panniyoor had a population of 12,382 with 5,932 (47.9%) males and 6,450 (52.1%) females. Panniyoor village spreads over an area of 24.54 km2 (9.47 sq mi) with 2,673 families residing in it. The male female sex ratio was 1,087 higher than state average of 1,084. In Panniyoor, 11% of the population were under 6 years age. Panniyoor had overall literacy of 91.8% lower than state average of 94%.[2]

Pepper Research StationEdit

Panniyoor One pepper

Panniyoor has become famous because the prestigious pepper reserearch station of Kerala Agricultural University is located there. The station has developed a high yield hybrid pepper variety called Panniyoor One.[3]


The national highway passes through Taliparamba town. Goa and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. Taliparamba has a good bus station and buses are easily available to all parts of Kannur district. The road to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore but buses to these cities are available only from Kannur, 22 km to the south. The nearest railway stations are Kannapuram and Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. Trains are available to almost all parts of India. There are airports at Kannur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are small international airports with direct flights available only to Middle Eastern countries.


  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.
  3. ^ "Pepper Research Station, Panniyur | Kerala Agricultural University". Retrieved 6 June 2021.