Shoranur Junction railway station, the largest railway station in the state in terms of area.
|• Chairperson||M K Jayaprakash|
|• Total||32.28 km2 (12.46 sq mi)|
|Elevation||49 m (161 ft)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||1000:1096 ♂/♀|
Shoranur is located at  It has an average elevation of 49 metres (160 feet)..
This place was originally a part of the Nedunganad Swaroopam dynasty who sway over a large part of present-day Pattambi and Ottapalam Taluks. By the end of the 15th century CE, Nedunganad came under the leadership of the Zamorin of Calicut, who was also the main ruler of South Malabar region. The Zamorin appointed his local chieftain at Kavalappara Kovilakam to rule this area. It was a part of Walluvanad Taluk in Malappuram Revenue Division of Malabar District during British Raj, with the Taluk headquarters at Perinthalmanna.
Shornur became a municipality in 1978 and is divided into 33 electoral wards. It is a part of Shornur Legislative Assembly Constituency and Palakkad Parliamentary Constituency. Shornur assembly constituency was formed in 2011. Before that Shornur municipality was under Pattambi assembly constituency.
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