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Purameri

Purameri
പുറമേരി
Panchayath
A Lotus Pond in Purameri
A Lotus Pond in Purameri
Purameri is located in Kerala
Purameri
Purameri
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Area
 • Total 2,027 km2 (783 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,405
 • Density 13/km2 (32/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673503
Telephone code 0496
Vehicle registration KL-18
Nearest city Vadakara
Sex ratio 1052 /
Literacy 83%
Lok Sabha constituency Vatakara
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kuttiyadi
Climate Climatic regions of India Tropical Monsoon (Köppen)
Website .com.purameriwww

Purameri is a Village Panchayat in Kozhikode district of North Malabar region in the Indian state of Kerala. It is located in the north-western part of the district, on the way from Vadakara to Nadapuram.[1]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Purameri had a population of 25,405. Males constitute 47.4% of the population and females 52.6%. Purameri has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: female literacy is 81%, and male literacy is 85%.[3]

Geography

Purameri is located at . It shares borders with Nadapuram to the east, Edacheri to the west, Thuneri to the south and Mayyazhipuzha to the north.

History & Culture

History of Purameri is known from the period of Ballads of North Malabar. In many ślokas of this ballad, Purameri has been mentioned. In the mediaeval's period, Purameri administered by Naduvazhikal. During British Raj, this place was under Malabar district. The Kadathanadan culture is still alive here. Theyyams and Thiras are held during temple festivals. Major religions are Hinduism and Islams. People from both religions, take part in festivals of either group.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Kerala Govt Site : Showing Purameri in Vatakara Block of Kozhikode District". 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  4. ^ "Village History Purameri : Providing History of Villages". 
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