Wayanad is a district of Kerala state, India.Kalpetta is the district headquarters as well as the only municipal town in the district.
Geography of Wayanad
Wayanad district is bounded on the east side by Nilgigris and Mysore districts of Tamilnadu and Karnataka respectively, on the north side by Coorg district of Karnataka, on the south side by Malappuram and on the west side by Kozhikode and Kannur. Geographical area of Wayanad district is 2132 km ².
Mountains : Chembra Peak , Banasura peak, Brahmagiri are the main Mountains of this district
Rivers : Kabani river is the main rivers of this district
Latitude of Wayanad city : 11º 27' and 15º 58' north
Longitude of Wayanad city : 75º 47' and 70º 27' east
About Wayanad District
Wayanad District was formed on November 1, 1980.The idyllic nature of Wayanad and its nearness to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) and Mysore offer tremendous tourist potentialities.
Culture of Wayanad District
One important characteristic feature of this district is the large adivasi population, consisting mainly of Paniyas, Kurichyas, Ooralis, Kurumas, Adiyars, Kadans, Kattunaikkans are the different aboriginal tribes of Wayanad.
Taluks in Wayanad District
In Wayanad District there is 5 Taluks
Blocks in Wayanad District
In Wayanad District there is 4 Blocks
Municipalities in Wayanad District
In Wayanad District there is 1 Municipalities
Major Towns in Wayanad District
Bus Station in Wayanad District
Kalpetta Bus Station
Sulthan Bathery Bus Station
Meppadi Bus Station
Mananthavady Bus Station
Tourist Place in Wayanad District
Pazhassi Raja Tomb
Sentinel Rock Waterfalls
Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary
Religious Place in Wayanad District
Sita Lava-Kusha Temple
Thrissilery Shiva Temple
Sulthan Bathery Jain Temple
Colleges in Wayanad District
Pazhassi Raja College, Pulpally
St. Mary's College, sulthan Bathery
W.M.O. Arts & Science College
N.M.S.M. Govt. College, Puzhamudi P.O., Kalpetta
Mary Matha Arts & science college, Vemom, P.O. Mananthavady
Governmnet College, Nalloorndu, P.O. Mananthavady
Governmnet engineering college
Pepper is grown largely along with coffee in the north eastern parts of the district, especially in Pulpally and Mullankolly areas. Other Crops of this district are : Coffee, rubber, coconut , cardamom , tea, cassava and ginger.