Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 11°54′0″N 75°47′0″E / 11.90000°N 75.78333°E / 11.90000; 75.78333Coordinates: 11°54′0″N 75°47′0″E / 11.90000°N 75.78333°E / 11.90000; 75.78333

Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,200
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kanichar is a village in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. Kanichar is a Grama Panchayath, (a local self government). The current political party in charge of the Panchayath is the UDF, and its president is Pal Gopalan. There are thirteen wards in Grama Panchayath, the most attractive one being Kadanmala .

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary,a tourist spot, is about 7km away from Kanichar town.  


An incomplete list:

  • Kadanmala
  • Chengom
  • Kolakkad
  • Poolakutty
  • Elapeedika


As of 2001 India census, Kanichar had a population of 16200 with 8038 males and 8162 females.[1]



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