Vadakkencherry

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Vadakkencherry
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Vadakkencherry
Location in Kerala
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Vadakkencherry
Location in India
Coordinates: 10°35′25.9″N76°29′00.2″E / 10.590528°N 76.483389°E / 10.590528; 76.483389 Coordinates: 10°35′25.9″N76°29′00.2″E / 10.590528°N 76.483389°E / 10.590528; 76.483389
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Palakkad
Government
  Type Panchayati raj (India)
  BodyVadakkencherri Grama Panchayath
Area
  Total37.88 km2 (14.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total35,969
  Density950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
678683
Telephone code91 4922
Vehicle registration KL-9, KL-49
Nearest city Thrissur (33 km (21 mi) away)
Palakkad (34 km (21 mi) away)
Parliament constituencyAlathur
State Legislative Assembly constituencyTharoor

Vadakkencherry is a town and gram panchayat [2] in the Palakkad district, state of Kerala, India. [3] It is located about 35 km from Palakkad along National Highway 544.

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Transportation

Vadakkenchery has good connectivity across all major cities.It is located along National Highway 544. Public transportation is mainly through private and KSRTC bus services.A KSRTC operating centre is being operated from Vadakkenchery. [8] There is also a private bus stand usually called as Indira Priyadarshini Bus Stand to operate private bus service. [9] Nearest major railway stations are Palakkad Junction railway station and Thrissur railway station. Nearest airport is Cochin International Airport.

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