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Iritty taluk (India)
Coordinates: 11°58′55″N75°40′13″E / 11.9819°N 75.6703°E / 11.9819; 75.6703 Coordinates: 11°58′55″N75°40′13″E / 11.9819°N 75.6703°E / 11.9819; 75.6703
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
EstablishedMarch 2013
  Type Taluk
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0498,0490
Vehicle registration KL 78
Lok Sabha constituency Kannur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Peravoor, Irikkur, Mattanur

Iritty taluk is one of five taluks in Kannur district of Kerala, India. [1] Iritty was established as a taluk in March 2013 when UDF government declared new 12 taluks for the state. [2] [3] Iritty taluk borders with Taliparamba taluk in the north, Thalassery taluk in the west and Karnataka state towards the east. It comprises Iritty municipality, parts of Mattannur municipality and 11 surrounding panchayats.



Iritty taluk was established on 9th February 2014 by bifurcating Thalassery and Taliparamba taluks. Kerala ex Chief Minister Umman Chandy inaugurated Iritty taluk in 2014. Iritty was formed as a taluk along with other taluks in Kerala which was declared by UDF government. [4]

Constituent villages

Iritty taluk comprises 20 villages. [5]

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  6. "Karikkotakary village is functional now".