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|Coordinates: 10°48′21″N76°11′45″E / 10.8057°N 76.1957°E Coordinates: 10°48′21″N76°11′45″E / 10.8057°N 76.1957°E|
|• Body||Pattambi Municipality|
|• M.L.A||Muhammed Muhsin|
|• M.P.||V. K. Sreekandan|
|• Total||15.84 km2 (6.12 sq mi)|
|Elevation||63 m (207 ft)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||0.96 ♂/♀|
Pattambi is a town taluk and municipality in the Palakkad district of the state of Kerala, India.  It is also the administrative headquarters of the Pattambi Taluk. Pattambi is located along the banks of Bharathappuzha river.  A Mini Civil Station also functions here to provide government related services. 
The town has made important cultural contributions. Pattambi was once the principal seat of Sanskrit learning, and produced many eminent scholars and literary figures.  Regional Agricultural Research Station, Pattambi is one of the Agricultural research institute in Kerala.  Sree Neelakanta Government Sanskrit College Pattambi was established in the year 1899.
This place was originally a part of the Nedunganad Swaroopam dynasty, which was ruled by Nedungadis, who sway over a large part of present-day Pattambi and Ottapalam Taluks.  By the end of the 15th century CE, Nedunganad came under the leadership of the Zamorin of Calicut, who was also the main ruler of South Malabar region.  The Zamorin appointed his local chieftain at Kavalappara Kovilakam to rule this area.  It was a part of Walluvanad Taluk in Malappuram Revenue Division of Malabar District during British Raj,  and later became part of Ottapalam taluk and now Pattambi is the headquarters of Pattambi Taluk formed on 23 December 2013. 
As of 2011 census of India total population of Pattambi Village Panchayat is 28,632.  [ unreliable source? ]
Pattambi is served by Municipal Private bus stand.  KSRTC Station Master office is also functioning here.Pattambi is well connected with all major cities in Kerala. State Highway 23 joins State Highway 39 at Pattambi. Palakkad Ponnani road which connects with NH 66 also passes through the town. Pattambi Cherpulassery road connects to State Highway 53 and further to National Highway 966.
Pattambi is served by Pattambi railway station with 33 halting trains.  Shoranur Junction railway station is the nearest major railway station.
Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport (62 km).Cochin International Airport is located about 93 km from Pattambi.
The following list contains the names of famous people who came from various parts of Pattambi Taluk created in 2013:
Pattambi is the westernmost Taluk of Palakkad district, Pattambi taluk is bounded by Ottapalam Taluk of Palakkad district to the east, Ponnani taluk of Malappuram district to the west, Tirur and Perinthalmanna Taluks of Malappuram district to the north, and Kunnamkulam Taluk of Thrissur district to the south.
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Koottanad is a town in Nagalassery Panchayath of Pattambi taluk of Palakkad district, in the state of Kerala. It is situated at the border of Thrissur, Palakkad and Malapuram districts. It is located 32 km from the Thrissur and 65 km from Palakkad, on the road between Guruvayoor and Palakkad. It is connected by road to other parts of Kerala and the nearest Railway station is Pattambi 9 km away. Bharathapuzha Nila Riverflows through Thrithala, 5 km away. The Pakkanar Memorial, a tribute to the Pariah saint of Parayi petta panthirukulam can be found at Thrithala. The Kattil Madam Temple, a small granite Buddhist monument on the Pattambi-Guruvayoor road, is of great archaeological importance. It is believed to date back to the 9th/10th century AD. The debris of a Fort can be seen behind Juma Mazjid, Koottanad between Koottanad and Chalissery Road.
Parudur is a village and gram panchayat in Pattambi taluk, Palakkad district in the state of Kerala, India. Parudur was originally a part of Kuttippuram Block Panchayat in Tirur Taluk of erstwhile Kozhikode district, before the formation of Malappuram district. After the formation of Malappuram district, Tirur Taluk became a part of Malappuram and Parudur village was transferred to Ottapalam Taluk. Today it forms part of Pattambi taluk.
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Ponnani Taluk comes under Tirur revenue division in Malappuram district of Kerala, India. Its headquarters is the town of Ponnani. Ponnani Taluk contains Ponnani Municipality and nine gram panchayats. Most of the administrative offices are located in the Mini-Civil Station at Ponnani.
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Kuruvattoor is a village in Palakkad district in the state of Kerala, India. The village shares its borders with Kailiyad, Mundakottukurussi, Vallappuzha and Kanayam. The village comes under Vallapuzha Panchayat, Pattambi block and Pattambi Taluk. The village is encouraging arts and sports, especially football. Many clubs and local bodies create events for boosting cultural aspects.
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Kodumunda is a small village in Muthuthala and Parudur gramapanchayath, Pattambi Taluk, Palakkad district Kerala. It is a minor trading center in Muthuthala Panchayath. The portions of Kodumunda in Parudur Panchayath are called west Kodumunda. The only railway station in Muthuthala is situated in Kodumunda and is home to four significant temples: Muthassiyarkavu, Cheruneerkara Shiva Temple, Manniyampathoor Saraswathi temple, and Madayil lakshminarasimha temple. Muthassiyarkavu thalapoli and Kodumunda nercha are the major festivals in this village.
Pattambi is a taluk at the western end of the Palakkad district of the state of Kerala, India. Town of Pattambi is the administrative headquarters of the taluk. Pattambi taluk is bounded by Ottapalam Taluk of Palakkad district to the east, Ponnani taluk of Malappuram district to the west, Tirur and Perinthalmanna Taluks of Malappuram district to the north, and Kunnamkulam Taluk of Thrissur district to the south.
South Malabar refers to a geographical area of the southwestern coast of India covering some parts of the present-day Kerala. South Malabar covers the regions included in present-day Kozhikode taluk of Kozhikode district, the whole area of Malappuram district, Chavakkad taluk of Thrissur district, and Palakkad district, excluding parts of Chittur taluk. The Fort Kochi region of Kochi city also historically belongs to South Malabar. The term South Malabar refers to the region of the erstwhile Malabar District south to the river Korapuzha, and bears a high cultural similarity to both the Cochin and the North Malabar region.