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Thottumukkam is a village in the district of Kozhikode, Kerala, India under the administration of Kodiyathur Grama Panchayath on the banks of Thottumukkam river, a major tributary of Chaliyar. It is bordered with Karassery of Kozhikode district and Urangattiri and Kizhuparamba Grama Panchayaths of Malappuram district. Most of the people in the village are migrated farmers.


Thottumukkam including Kodiyathur Grama Panchayath is part of Thiruvambady State Assembly Constituency of Wayanad Lok Sabha Constituency. Even though Thottumukkam is part of Kozhikode district, the area belongs to the Areacode (673639) sub-post office, Thottumukkam (0483) BSNL exchange, and Kizhuparamba KSEB section office of Malappuram district.


The area is administered by the Kodiyathur Grama Panchayath. Siji Baiju (Ward 05 Thottumukkam) of CPI(M) and Divya Shibu (Ward 06 Thottumukkam Pallithazhe) of INC are the members of Grama Panchayath Council. Com. George M. Thomas (Indian politician) of CPI(M) is ex. MLA of Thiruvambady Legislative Assembly, also a native of Thottumukkam.



Thottumukkam is connected to both Kozhikode and Malappuram district through roads. Continues and regular bus services connecting Thottumukkam to Areekode and Vettilappara town of Malappuram, Mukkam via Parathode and Thiruvambady via Koodaranhi towns of Kozhikode.


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