|Coordinates: 12°00′15″N75°18′01″E / 12.0041°N 75.3004°E Coordinates: 12°00′15″N75°18′01″E / 12.0041°N 75.3004°E|
|• Body||Panchayat (First Grade)|
|• Total||15.37 km2 (5.93 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KL|
|Sex ratio||1252 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Kasaragode|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kalliasseri|
|Civic agency||Panchayat (First Grade)|
Cherukunnu is a census town in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala.   Cherukunnu town is located on Valapattanam-Pappinisseri-Pazhayangadi main road, situated to the south of the Pazhayangadi in Kannur District of North Malabar region in Kerala.
As of 2011 Census, Cherukunnu had a population of 16,111 which constitutes 7,153 (44.4%) males and 8,958 (55.6%) females. Cherukunnu census town spreads over an area of 15.33 km2 with 3,418 families residing in it. The sex ratio of Cherukunnu was 1,252 higher than state average of 1,084. In Cherukunnu, 11.8% of the population is under 6 years of age. Cherukunnu had an overall literacy of 95.4% higher than state average of 94%. The male literacy stands at 97.8% and female literacy was 93.5%. 
As of 2011 census, Cherukunnu census town had total population of 16,111 among which 8,984 (55.8%) are Hindus, 5,648 (35%) are Muslims, 1,448 (9%) are Christians and 0.2% others. 
Greater part of this village is surrounded by Backwater. The thuruths (small islands) of "Ayiram Thengau" and "Mungam" are places of interest known for scenic beauty. This village shares borders with Kannapuram to the south, Madayi to the north, Mattool to the west, Ezhome and Pattuvam to the east. 
Cherukunnu is famous for:
The Thavam Church is a famous Roman Catholic Church of North Malabar. This church is very old which proclamates the presence of Christians in North Malabar since ancient days. This is a heritage place for North Malabar Roman Catholic society. This church is under the Diocese of Kannur. This church is located at Thavam; between Cherukunnu and Pazhayangadi, around 17 km from Kannur, 19 km from Taliparamba and 15 km from Payyannur.  Pazhayangadi is the nearest rail head. Other Roman Catholic churches of Cherukunnu are at Kattakulam, Paadiyil Ferry and Kavinisseri (Christhukunnu).
Oliyankara Juma Masjid (Valiyullahi), a Famous Dargah Shareef of Sahaba-e-Ikhram (Sufi Saints/Auliyas) is an important Mosque of North Malabar. It is believed that the priests in ancient days gave importance to the Hindu Gods at this Mosque. The Mosque is at Pallichal near Cherukunnu town, around 14 km from Kannur, 16 km from Taliparamba and 18 km from Payyannur. This is a location of a famous sufi grave, visited by people of all religions. 
Kannapuram is the nearest rail head.
At this Temple, Krishna is collocated with Sree Annapoorneswari. It is believed that Sree Annapoorneswari has visited this shrine which was under the sea. There is a mythological belief that this shrine was elevated by Parashurama. The temple is near Cherukunnu town, around 14 km from Kannur, 16 km from Taliparamba and 18 km from Payyannur. A large chira (swimming pool) also can be spotted near this temple. 
In April every year, various religious and ritual and entertainment activities, including spectacle fireworks, are shown at this Temple to during the celebration of Vishu Villakulsavam. 
Kannapuram is the nearest rail head.
Mission Hospital alias St. Martin de Porres Hospital Cherukunnu is a very famous hospital of this region. Presently this hospital is equipped with all modern ultra medical facilities and is also a super speciality hospital having 24 hours Casualty and Trauma Care Centre. The Leprosy Department of this hospital provides free of cost treatment to Leprosy patients. This hospital is attached with a Nursing College viz. "Canossian College of Nursing" run by "Canossian Daughters of Charity" Convent Cherukunnu.   
After re-constituting; Cherukunnu is under Kalliasseri Assembly constituency which is part of Kasaragod (Lok Sabha constituency). Earlier, this place was under Azhikode Assembly constituency which is part of Kannur (Lok Sabha constituency). Presently, the following persons represents this Village on behalf of its people. 
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. Cherukunnu town is located on Valapattanam-Pappinisseri-Pazhayangadi main road which gets connected to the NH-66 through Pilathara at the north and Valapattanam bridge at the south. The nearest railway stations are Pazhayangadi and Kannapuram on the northern and southern sides respectively in the Mangalore-Palakkad line. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. There are airports at Kannur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.
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