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District Kozhikode

  Topic » Dictionary of India » Districts Profile of India » Kerala Districts
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Kozhikode District formerly Calicut, is a district of Kerala state, India. City of Kozhikode or also known as Calicut, is the district headquarters.

Geography of Kozhikode
Kozhikode district covers the 2,206sq.km area. Kozhikode district is bounded on the north side by Kannur district, on the south side by Malappuram district , on the east side by Wynad district and on the west side by the Arabian Sea. Kozhikode district is situated on the south west coast of India.

Latitude of Kozhikode city :  11 deg 08' & 11 deg 50' north
Longitude of Kozhikode city :  75 deg 30' & 76 deg 08' east

About Kozhikode District
Calicut is the anglicised form of Kalikut. The Arabic for the Malayalam , Kozhikode. It is also called the Cock Fort.  According to the historian, the word Kozhikode is also derived from two words koyil means Palace and Kodu means Fortified.

Culture of Kozhikode District

The temples and mosques contain sculptures and inscriptions, which are of considerable interest to students of art. Kozhikode is famous for folk songs or ballads known as Vadakkan Pattukal. In the festivals people performed the Koothu, Kathakali, Ottanthullal and Kaikottikali dance for entertainments. Thira and Theyyam dance are also performed.

Sub division in Kozhikode District
In Kozhikode there are 1 sub division

Taluk in Kozhikode District

In Kozhikode there are 3 Taluk

Blocks in Kozhikode District
In Kozhikode there are 12 Blocks

Municipalities in Kozhikode District

In Kozhikode there are 2 Municipalities

Railway Station in Kozhikode District
Kozhikode Railway Station   
Feroke Railway Station   
Payyoli Railway Station   
West Hill Railway Station
Chemancheri Railway Station   
Iringal Railway Station   
Quilandy Railway Station     
Kallayi Railway Station   
Thikkodi Railway Station
Vadakara Railway Station
Elathur Railway Station   
Nadapuram Road Railway Station   
Vellayil Railway Station

Bus Station in Kozhikode District
Kozhikode Bus Station   
Thamarassery Bus Station   
Vadakara Bus Station

Tourist Place in Kozhikode District
Tali Temple
Ghat Section
CSI Church
Kozhikode Beach
S.M Street
Krishna Menon Museum

Hotels in Kozhikode District
Hyson Heritage, Bank Road   
Jaya Tourist Home, Kandamkulam Road   
Kappad Beach Resort, Chemancherry   
K.Y.Tourist Home, Rajaji Road   
Maharani , Taluk Road   
Malabar Inn   
Malabar Mansion, S M Street   
Malabar Palace, G H Road   
Marva Palace , Link Road   
Alakapuri Guest House, M M Ali Road   
Aradhana Tourist Home, Kallai Road   
Fortune Hotel, Kannur Road   
Sea Queen Hotel, Beach Road   
Taj residency, P T Usha Road   
Uduppy Tourist Home, Jail Road
Gayatri International, Arayadathupalam   
Meriya Hotel, I G Road   
Metro Tourist Home, Mavoor Road Junction   
Metro Tower, P V Samy Road   
Mughal Tourist Home, M M Ali Road   
Crystal House Tourist Home, I.G.Road   
Delma Tourist Home, I.G.Road   
Queens Hotel, Annie Hall Road   
Residency Park, M M Ali Road   
Sasthapuri Tourist Home, M M Ali Road   
N C K Tourist Home, I G Road   
New Nalanda, A G Road   
Asma Tower, Mavoor Road   
Beach Hotel, Beach Road   
Calicut Tower, Markaz Complex, Indira Gandhi Road   
Chamundeswari Tourist Home,Tali Road   
Cornation Lodge,M.P.Road   

Professional Colleges in Kozhikode District
Medical College
Physical Education College
National Institute of Technology, Kde
Dental College
Homoeo College
Govt. Engineering College, Kde
Govt.Training College, Kde
Nursing College
Indian Institute of Management, Kde
Govt. Law College
Training College, Feroke

Government Colleges in Kozhikode District
Govt. Arts & Science College,Kozhikode
Govt. College , Madappally
Govt. College, Perambra
Govt. College, Mokeri
Govt. College, Kodencherry
Govt. College, Koyilandy

Colleges in Kozhikode District
Malabar Christian College, Kde
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
S N D P Yogam Arts & Science College, Koyilandy
S.N. College, Chelannur
M A M O College, Manassery
Zamorin's Guruvayurappan College
Farook College, Feroke
Providence Women's College

Private Hospital and Nursing Home in Kozhikode District

Malabar Eye Hospital, East Nadakkavu,Calicut   
MIMS Hospital, Mini Bye pass Road, Calicut     
Nirmala Hospital, Merikkunnu, Calicut   
National Hospital , Mavoor road ,Calicut   
Asoka Hospital    Bank Road, Calicut
Baby Memmorial Hospital , Arayidathpalam, Calicut
Sreedhar Hospital,West Nadakkavu,Calicut
Chest Hospital    Stadium,Calicut   
Comtrust Eye Hospital, Puthiyara, calicut
Malabar Hospital, Eranhippalam   
Nadakkavu Hospital, West Nadakkavu,   
PVS Hospital, Railway station road   
Rajendra Nursing home,     panjama road, P.O   
Sarada Hospital, West Nadakkavu   
CH Hospital, East Nadakkavu     
Fathima Hospital          
IQRAA Hospital    Malapparamba, Calicut   
Kozhikode District Co - operative Hospital

Economy of Kozhikode District
In Kozhikode District there is many small scale industries . They manufactures the : Cotton yard and cloth, glycerine, scrape iron, tiles and bricks,crum rubber, cattle feed, granite metal products,  handloom clothes and bed spreads,  still billets, hand weaves textiles, soaps, curled coir rope, marine products are some of them.Some peoples are engaged in Fisheries, Animal husbandry and dairy development.

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