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ThottadaBeach in Kannur- Kerala.jpg
Thottada Beach
Thottada is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 36,357
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Thottada is situated on Kannur-Tellichery highway 8 km away from Kannur Railway station in Kannur District between Kannur town and Thalassery in Kerala state, South India.

The Sree Narayana College (S.N. College),Government Vocational Higher Secondary School Kannur Polytechnic, Kannur ITI and the Institute of Handloom and Textile Technology (IHTT) are located in Thottada.

Thottada is also a scenic village. Thottada beach is an ideal secluded place for a sunbathing and swimming. There is a beach house and guest houses offering accommodation at reasonable price.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Thottada had a population of 36,357. Males constitute 46% of the population and females 54%. Thottada has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 84%. In Thottada, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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. 
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