Palakkad District or Palghat is a district of Kerala state in South India. Palakkad city is the district headquarters.
Geography of Palakkad
Palakkad is bordered on the northwest side by the Malappuram District, on the southwest side by the Thrissur District and on the east side by Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. Palakkad, covering an area of 4,480 sq km
Latitude of Palakkad city : 10° 21' to11° 14' north
Longitude of Palakkad city : 75 76° 02' to 76° 45' east.
About Palakkad District
In earlier times Palakkad was also known as Palakkattussery. Some etymologists trace the word "Palakkad" from the word Palai nilam, which means "dry lands" . Palakkad district is one of the main granaries of Kerala and its economy is primarily agricultural.
Palakkad district lies in the eastern part of the state of Kerala. It is a district abundant in natural beauty and thus is a center of attraction for the tourists.
Taluks of Palakkad District
In Palakkad District there is 5 Taluks
Municipalities of Palakkad District
In Palakkad there is 4 Municipalities
Railway Station in Palakkad District
Bharathapuzha Railway Station
Mannanur Railway Station
Palakkad Town Railway Station
Valapuzha Railway Station
Lakkiti Railway Station
Palappuram Railway Station
Walayar Railway Station
Pattambi Railway Station
Kodumunda Railway Station
Palakkad Junction Railway Station
Vadakannikapuram Railway Station
Kollengode Railway Station
Mankarai Railway Station
Parli Railway Station
Kanjikode Railway Station
Muthalamada Railway Station
Pudunagaram Railway Station
Karakkad Railway Station
Ottapalam Railway Station
Shoranur Junction Railway Station
Bus Station in Palakkad District
Chittur Bus Station
Vadakkancheri Bus Station
Palakkad Bus Station
Mannarkkad Bus Station
Tourist Place in Palakkad District
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
Silent Valley National Park
Religious Place in Palakkad District
Sri Parakkad Bhagavathy Temple
The Kaikkottu Bagavathy
Sri Mundiyankavu Temple , M.L.A Road Junction , Kanhikulam - (Near-Mundur)
Lord Shiva (Kasi Viswanathan) Temple
Mangottu Kavu Temple, Athipotta, Palakkad
Sri Chemminikavu Bagavathi Temple.Kinavallur(Near-Parli)
Lord Subramania Temple - Kodumbu.
Lord Shiva Temple - Pattanchery.
Puthanalkkal Temple - Cherpulasseri
Sri Puliilla Bhagavathy Temple, Karingarapully.
The Anjaneya (Lord Hanuman) Temple
Chittur kavu - Devi temple.
Manappulli kavu - Devi temple.
Pudussery kavu - a Devi temple.
Sri Palakizikavu Bagavthi Temple,Mundur
Killikkurussi Mahadeva Temple at Killikkurussimangalam
Vaazhaali Bhagavathi Temple, Nellikkurissi, Mulanjoor, Ottappalam.
Sree Kurumba Temple, Karakurissi.
Sri Thrikana Thevar Kshetram,Kattussery,Near Alathur
Lord Shiva (Brahmeeswaran) Temple
Chittur Kavu - Chittur
sri Kunnappullikavu Bagavathy Temple ,Ezhakkad - (Near-Kongad)
Sri Sathramkavu Bagavathy Temple , Sathramkavu , (Near-Mundur)
Chenakkathoor kavu, Ottappalam.
Shree Periya Maariyamman Kovil, Sakthi Nagar, Melamuri, Palakkad.
Engineering Colleges in Palakkad District
Al-Ameen College of Engineering
Prime College of Engineering For Women Palakkad
Govt. Engineering College, Palakkad
NSS College of Engineering
Colleges in Palakkad District
M.P. Moothedath Memmorial Sree Narayana Trust College, Shoranur,
Govt. Victoria College Palakkad
Mercy College Palakkad
Sreekrishnapuram V..T. Bhattathiripad College, Mannampatta, Palakkad.
V. V. College of Science & Technology Chullimada, Kanjikode, Palakkad
Govt. College Chittoor, Chittoor College P.O. , Palakkad .
Chembai Memorial Govt. Music College, Palakkad.
Shanthigiri Ayurveda Medical College,Olassery PO, Kodumba,Palakkad.
Govt. Arts and Science College, Kozhinjampara, Nattukal,Palakkad.
Thunchath Ezhuthachan College of Management, Information
AWH College of Science and Technology Anakkara, Palakkad.
College of Applied Science,Malampuzha,Palakkad.
Yuvakshethra Institute of Management Studies ( YIMS )
Salafiyya Arbic College, Karinganad, Palakkad.
Minority Arts and Science College Vattapparamba
College of Applied Science,Kuzhalmannam,Kottayi,Palakkad
Poomulli Neelakandan Namboodiripad Memorial Ayurveda Medical
Mount Seena College of Arts & Science,
Markaz Oriental Arabic College,Thottakkara P.O., Ottappalam, Palakkad
Vishnu Ayurveda College, Shoranur, Palakkad.
Hospitals in Palakkad District
Murali Hospital Koduvayur
Mannarkad Nursing Home, Mannarkkad
Deenabandhu Hospital, Kunthipuzha, Mannarkkad
Eapen’s Clinic, Mannarkkad
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Jose land Mundur
Co-operative Hospital Nemmara
S.d.A.Hospital, Kanniampuram Ottappalam
Valluvanad Hospital, Kanniampuram, Ottappalam
Semalk Hospital, Kanniampuram, Ottappalam
Shifa Hospital, Koppam
Bismillah Hospital, Koppam
Karthyayini Hospital, Kottayi
St. Peter’s Hospital Kookampalayam, Agali
St. Thomas Hospital, Nellipathy, Agali
Siva Clinic Agali
P.C.M.Medical Centre, Kalladicode, Mannarkkad
Sandhya Clinic, Kadampazhippuram
CISM Hospital, Koduvayur
Lakshmi Nursing Home, Chittur Road, Palakkad.
Fort Hospital Ltd., NH Bye pass, West Yakkara, Palakkad
Thankom Hospital, West Yakkara, Palakkad
Palakkad District Co-op. Hospital, VH Road, Palakkad
Palakkad Poly Clinic, Kunathurmedu, Palakkad
Dr. Menon’s Nursing Home, Olavacode, Palakkad
Sai Nursing Home, Sai Junction, Olavacode
Aru-Visu Clinic, Kozhinjampara
Shaju Clinic, Kozhinjampara
Maria Hospital, Kozhinjampara
Tintu Medical Centre, Kuzhalmannam
Mother Hosephiinr zMemmorial Hospital Malampuzha, Palakkad
Alma Hospital, Kodathipady, Mannarkkad
Aswini Hospital, Ottappalam .
Devi Nursing Home Ram Nagar, Vadakkenthara
Balaji Hospital Municipal Office Road, Palakkad
City Hospital, Robbinson Road, Palakkad
MES Hospital, Edathanattukara, Mannarkkad
Manoj Hospital, Alathur
Cresent Hospital, Alathur
Sankar Hospital, Cherpulassery
Niveditha Clinic R.V.Puthur
Madhuram Hospital, Katampazhippuram.
Pavithrathma Hospital, Ponthiyampuram, Karakurissi, Mannarkkad
Industries in Palakkad District
M/s. Metal Industries, Kulappully
Hitech Electro Thermics & Hydro Power Limited, Kongampara, Walayar
Packworth Udyog Limited, VII/607, Elappully, Palakkad
Prima Industriaes, New Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode West.
Victory Paper and Boards (India) Limited, Mannarkkad Vengoli.
Sri Bhagavathy Textiles Limited, Kunnamkkattupathy, Chittur
Carborandam Universal Ltd., Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode West
Cattle Feed Plant, KCMMF, Limited, Malampuzha.
Kerala Alcoholic Products (P) Limited Moolathara, Meenakshipuram
Prince Rollings (P) Limited, Mannayamkode Karinganadu, Koppam
Prince Roller Flour Mills (P) Limited, Anappuramkadu, Kinassery Palakkad
Gujarat Inject (Kerala) Limited, Pampampallom, Palakkad
Kerala Distilleries and Allied Products Limited, V.Pudur, Kanjikkode
Palakkad Rubber (P) Limited, New Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode
Premier Agro Products (P) Limited, Kinassery, Palakkad
B.P.L.Telecom Limited System House, Chandranagar, Palakkad
Precot Mills, A.Unit, Kanjikkode West 678623
The Co-operative Sugars, Limited, Menonpara
Tatafone, Industrial Development Area Kanjikkode West
Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation Ltd., (KAMCO) New Dev, Area, Kanjikkode
Marico Industries Limited, Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode West.
Commonwealth Tile Factory, Near Railway Gate, Olavacode Palakkad 2.
Prince Alloys (P) Limited, Mannayankode, Koppam, Karinkanadu, Pattambi
S.M.M.Steel Re-Rolling Mills (P) Limited, IV/512, B, Industtrial Development Area Kanikkode
Sri Mahasakthi Mills Limited, Vallanadukalam, Nattukal Kozhinjampara
Utility Alloys (P) Limited, 10/247 Maruthocode, Akathethara
Kerala Electrical & Allied Engg. Co.Ltd., Industrial Estate, Puduppariyaram.
United Breweries Limited, Kanjikkode West P.O. 678623
Empee Distilleries Limited, New Industrial Development Area Kanjikkode
Crescent Cements, Chandrapuram, Poolampara, Walayar
Malail Modern Spinning Limited, Pampampallom, Kanjikkode
The Silical Mettalurgic Limited, Anaiappan Challai, Canal Pirivu, Pampampallom
A.P.Steel Rollings Mill Limited, New Industrial Development Area Kanjikkode
Vannari Amman Steels (P) Limited, Nattukal, Kozhinjampara
Instrumentation Limited, Kanjikkode.
Chaya Industries, New Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode.
Paragon Steels (P) Limited, IV/512 A, Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode
Patspin India Limited, Patodia Nagar, Kanjikkode
S.V.A. Steel Re-rolling mills Limited, Nattukal, Kozhinjampara
BPL Sanyo Technologies, NH Bye Pass Road, Chandranagar
Southern Ispat Limited, Kariamkode, Kottayi
Madras Spinners Limited, Attappalam, Chullimada, Pampampallom, Kanjikkode
Indian Telephones Industried Limited, Kanjikkode West
Elgi tread (India) Limited, Kariamkode, Kottayi
Agni Steels Limited Unit C, Nattukal, Kozhinjampara
Teaktex processing Comples Limited. Kanjikkode West
Indian Beverages Limited, Karimkulam Elevencherry
Elgi Rubber Products Ltd., (Unit – C) Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode
Sudeera Alloys (P) Limited, Nattukal Kozhinjampara
Agni Re-Rollers (P) Limited, Nattukal, Kozhinjampara
Indsil Electrosmelts Limited, Pallatheri, Elappully
Aryavaidhyasala, Factory Complex, Kanjikkode
Rubbila International Limited, New Industrial Development Area, Kanjikkode
Palakkad Industries Limited, 639 E/3. New Industrial Development Area Kanjikkode
Paddy, Rice, Jower, Ragi, Pulses, Gur, Pepper, Chillies, Dry Ginger, Cured Turmeric, Groundnut, Tamarind, Mango, Banana , Pineapple, Tapioca, Sweet Potato, Coconut, Cotton, Tea, Coffee, Rubber, Cardamom, Cashew nut are the main crops of this district.