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Nemmara (India)
Coordinates: 10°35′36″N76°36′02″E / 10.5934°N 76.6006°E / 10.5934; 76.6006 Coordinates: 10°35′36″N76°36′02″E / 10.5934°N 76.6006°E / 10.5934; 76.6006
Country India
State Kerala
District Palakkad
  BodyNemmara Grama Panchayat
  Total36.84 km2 (14.22 sq mi)
  Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code04923
Vehicle registration KL-70
Lok Sabha constituencyAlathur
Assembly constituencyNemmara

Nemmara is a town in Palakkad district, Kerala, India. [1] It is administrated by the Nemmara Grama Panchayat. Nemmara is the entry point to the Nelliampathi hills, which are located at the foothills of Western Ghats.



As of 2001, according to the Indian census, Nemmara had a population of 18,244 with 8,888 males and 9,356 females. [2]

Nenmara Vallanghi Vela

Nemmara hosts the Nenmara Vallanghi Vela , a yearly festival jointly organised by Nemmara & Vallangi Desham. [3]

The festival is held in the Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple, and runs from 3-16 April each year. It involves friendly rivalry between the villages of Nemmara and Vallangi, as they try to outcompete each other in artistic ceremonies such as Kummattikali, Karivela and a parade of caparisoned elephants. [3]

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  1. "പാലക്കാട്‌ ജില്ലയിലെ ഗ്രാമ പഞ്ചായത്തുകളുടെ അടിസ്ഥാന വിവരങ്ങള്‍ | പഞ്ചായത്ത് വകുപ്പ്". Retrieved 26 August 2022.
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  3. 1 2 "Nenmara Vallangi Vela".