|• Type||Gram Panchayat|
|• Body||Angadippuram Panchayat|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|State Assembly constituency||Mankada|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Malappuram|
Angadippuram is a major suburb of Perinthalmanna town, in Malappuram District of Kerala. It was the capital of the powerful medieval kingdom of Valluvanad. Angadippuram is also known for Angadippuram Laterite, a notified go-heritage monument. Angadippuram is famous for its two temples, the Thirumandhamkunnu Temple and the Tali Mahadeva Temple. Kozhikode - Palakkad National Highway 966 passes through the town and Angadipuram Railway Station is one of the major railway station on the Nilambur - Shornur Line of Palakkad Division, Southern Railways. It is connected to major cities Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram through this line.
Angadippuram is actually a temple town, as it is rich in the case of number of temples. Nearly 12 temples are there in the village. The Thirumandhankunnu Bhagawathy Temple was built by the erstwhile kings/rulers of Valluvanad. The goddess Bhagavathi at the temple is the family god (kuladaivam) of the Valluvokonathiris. This temple has gained prominence lately. The village is one of the biggest in the Malappuram district. It is filled with traditions and a flourishing tourism business. Apart from Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathy Temple, there is yet another important pilgrim centre in the village is the Tali temple which is also near the highway. The holy shrine in Puthanangadi is another place of solace to the masses which is 2 kilometers away from the town in Valanchery road.
Angadippuram is now known as the temple town of Malabar. There are so many Hindu temples situated here including Sree Thirumanthamkunnu temple and Thali temple.
Thirurkkad is an automobile area near angadippuram, there are lot of automobile showrooms in Thirurkkad and its near places.
Angadipuram was the capital of Valluvanad. Valluvanad was ruled by a Samanthan Nair clan known as Vellodis, similar to the Eradis of neighbouring Eranad and Nedungadis of Nedunganad. The rulers of Valluvanad were known by the title Valluvakonathiri/Vellattiri.
Valluvanad was an erstwhile princely state in the present state of Kerala, that extended from the Bharathapuzha river in the South to the Panthaloor Mala in the North. On the west, it was bounded by the Arabian Sea at Ponnani and on the east by the Attapadi Hills.
Angadipuram railway station is a major railway station on the Nilambur–Shoranur line.
Trains are available from here to Nilambur, Shoranur, Palakkad, Kottayam and Kochuveli.
Angadippuram is situated on the Kozhikode–Palakkad National Highway 966.
Valancheri–Nilambur State Highway 73 joins the NH 966 at Angadippuram. Kottakkal–Perinthalmanna road which joins SH 73 at Vylongara in Angadippuram, another important road is State Highway 60 which starts from Angadippuram and ends in Cherukara.
Nilambur is a major town, a municipality and a Taluk in the Malappuram district of the Indian state of Kerala. It is located close to the Nilgiris range of the Western Ghats on the banks of the Chaliyar River. This place is also known as 'Teak Town' because of the abundance of Nilambur teaks in this area; Which is a variety of a large, deciduous tree that occurs in mixed hardwood forests. Unlike many Municipalities of India; Nilambur is covered with large amounts of vegetation making it close to nature and hence make it very scenic and inspiring.
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Melattur is a town in Malappuram district of Kerala. It is situated on the banks of the Velliyar river. The name Melattur came from the Malayalam words 'Mele' (above), 'Aaru' (river) and 'Ooru' (place); i.e., 'place near upstream'. There are places named Edayattur, and Keezhattur on the banks of the river Olippuzha. The town is well connected to Perinthalmanna (17 km [11 mi]), Manjeri (23 km [14 mi]), Mannarkkad (24 km [15 mi]), Pandikkad (8 km [5.0 mi]) and Karuvarakundu (11 km [6.8 mi]) by road. Melattur Railway Station is a minor railway station on the Nilambur - Shornur Line.
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Thazhekode is a village in Perinthalmanna in the state of Kerala, India.
Angadippuram railway station is a major railway station serving the town of Angadippuram in the Malappuram District of Kerala. It lies on the scenic Nilambur–Shoranur line of Palakkad division, Southern Railways. Trains halting at the station connect the town to prominent cities in Kerala such as Nilambur, Shornur, Palakkad, Kottayam and Kochuveli. It is also the nearest railway station to Perinthalmanna (2.5 km) and Malappuram town (20 km).
Angadippuram Laterite is a notified National Geo-heritage Monument in Angadippuram town in Malappuram district in the southern Indian state of Kerala, India. The special significance of Angadippuram to laterites is that it was here that Dr. Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, a professional surgeon, gave the first account of this rock type, in his report of 1807, as "indurated clay", ideally suited for building construction. This formation falls outside the general classification of rocks namely, the igneous, metamorphic, or sedimentary rocks but is an exclusively "sedimentary residual product". It has generally a pitted and porous appearance. The name laterite was first coined in India, by Buchanan and its etymology is traced to the Latin word "letritis" that means bricks. This exceptional formation is found above parent rock types of various composition namely, charnockite, leptynite, anorthosite and gabbro in Kerala. It is found over basalt in the states of Goa, Maharashtra and in some regions of Karnataka. In Gujarat in western India, impressive formations of laterite are found over granite, shale and sandstone..
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