|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|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.Iritty was established as a taluk in March 2013 when UDF government declared new 12 taluks for the state. 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.
Iritty taluk comprises 20 villages.
Kannur, is one of the 14 districts along the west coast in the state of Kerala, India. The city of Kannur is the district headquarters and gives the district its name. The old name, Cannanore, is the anglicized form of the Malayalam name "Kannur". Kannur district is bounded by Kasaragod District to the north, Kozhikode district to the south, Mahé district to the southwest and Wayanad District to the southeast. To the east, the district is bounded by the Western Ghats, which forms the border with the state of Karnataka. The Arabian Sea lies to the west. Paithalmala is the highest point in Kannur District (1,372m). Enclosed within the southern part of the district is the Mahé district of the Union Territory of Puducherry. The district was established in 1957.
Taliparamba is a Municipality in Taliparamba taluk of Kannur district, Kerala, India. The municipal town spreads over an area of 18.96 square kilometres (7.32 sq mi) and is inhabited by 44,247 number of people.
Oommen Chandy, IPA: [umːɐn̺ t͡ʃɐːɳɖi], is an Indian politician. A senior Indian National Congress worker, he has served as the Chief Minister of Kerala for two terms, from 2004 to 2006 and again from 2011 to 2016. He was also Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly from 2006 to 2011. He represents Puthuppally constituency as MLA in the State Assembly since 1970. He is the only Indian Chief Minister to achieve award for public service from United Nations.
Thalassery, formerly Tellicherry, is a municipality, Commercial City on the Malabar Coast in Kannur district, in the state of Kerala, India, bordered by the districts of Mahé (Pondicherry), Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kasaragod and Kodagu (Karnataka). Thalassery municipality has a population just under 100,000. Thalassery Heritage City has an area of 23.98 square kilometres (9.26 sq mi). Thalassery is situated in an altitude ranging from 2.5m to 30m above mean sea-level.
Iritty is a Municipality and a Taluk of Kannur district in Kerala State, India. The town is the main market place for the farmer communities in the surrounding regions. Iritty is known as The Coorg Valley in God's Own Country. Iritty is one of the fastest upcoming towns in Kerala with the distance of 19.5 km (12.1 mi) from Kannur International Airport and one among five taluks in Kannur district. Iritty is one of the major towns lies between Coorg and Kannur international airport -Mattanur.
Kannur University is a multi-campus public university established in 1996 to provide development of higher education in Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad districts of Kerala, India. It serves the region of North Malabar. It was established after the passing of Act No. 22 of 1996 of the Kerala Legislative Assembly. A university by the name of "Malabar University" had come into existence even earlier by the passing of an ordinance by the Governor of Kerala, on 9 November 1995.
Mattanur, also spelled Mattannur, is a town, municipality, and an aerotropolis in Kannur district, Kerala, India. Mattanur is about 27 km east of Kannur and Thalassery, two major towns of the district.
Peravoor is a small town and Grama Panchayat in Kannur district of Kerala state in India. It is east of Kannur (49 km) and Thalassery (42 km). And Iritty, the nearest municipality, is 15 km to the north of Peravoor. Peravoor is situated in the Western Ghats mountain range.
Ulikkal is a growing town in Kannur District in Kerala. It is the HQ of Ulikkal Grama Panchayat in Iritty Taluk. Kerala State Hill highway SH 59 passes through Ulikkal Town.
The United Democratic Front (UDF) is the Indian National Congress-led alliance of centre to centre-left, and centre-right, political parties in the Indian state of Kerala. It is one of the two major political alliances in Kerala, the other being Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led Left Democratic Front, each of which has been in power alternately since 1980 E. K. Nayanar ministry. Most of the United Democratic Front constituents are members of the Indian National Congress-led United Progressive Alliance at pan-India level.
New Mahe is a census town in Thalassery taluk of Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is part of Greater Mahé Region.
Panniyannur is a census town in Thalassery taluk of Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is part of Greater Mahé Region.
Sreekandapuram is a municipality in Kannur district, in the Indian state of Kerala.
Kariyad is a small town in Talassery taluk of Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is part of Greater Mahé Region. It is 57.31 km.2 The total population according to the 1991 census is 123,628.
The United Democratic Front government led by Oommen Chandy sworn in on 18 May 2011. Seven of the total 20 members of the Cabinet took office on 18 May and the rest sworn in on 23 May after completing discussion with member parties of the UDF.
Anthoor is a municipality in the Kannur district of the North Malabar region in the Indian state of Kerala. Anthoor is located roughly 15 km from the Kannur City, and 7 km from Taliparamba town.
Kannur district is politically organized into a complex web of taluks, blocks, panchayaths and villages. In addition, there are also parliamentary divisions called Assembly constituencies and Lok Sabha constituencies.
Kannur taluk is an administrative division of Kannur district of Kerala, India. Kannur district is divided into five taluks, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyanur, Iritty and Taliparamba. Thalassery has 35 villages, Kannur has 28, Payyanur has 22, Taliparamba has 28 villages and Iritty has 20 villages.
Taliparamba taluk is one of the five taluks in Kannur district in the state of Kerala, India. It borders Payyanur Taluk in the north, Kannur taluk and Thalassery taluk in the south and Iritty taluk in the east. It is a revenue division for the ease of administrative purposes, and is headquartered in Taliparamba. Most government offices are in the Mini Civil Station in Taliparamba. Taliparamba taluk consists of Taliparamba Municipality, Anthoor Municipality, Sreekandapuram Municipality and 15 surrounding panchayats.
Payyanur Taluk comes under Taliparamba revenue division in Kannur district of Kerala, India. Payyanur is one of the 5 taluks in Kannur district established on March 2018 carved out from Taliparamba and Kannur taluks. Payyanur taluk comprises 22 villages including 16 delinked from Taliparamba taluk and 6 from Kannur taluk. It borders Kasaragod district in the north, Taliparamba and Kannur taluk in the south and Karnataka state in the east. Most of the government offices are in Payyanur Mini Civil Station. Payyanur taluk consists of Payyanur Municipality and 11 Panchayats.