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Kelakam

Kelakam
കേളകം
Kelakom
town
Kelakam is located in Kerala
Kelakam
Kelakam
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Area
 • Total 77.92 km2 (30.09 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,787
 • Density 203/km2 (530/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 670674
Telephone code 0490
Vehicle registration KL-13,KL-58,KL-59
Nearest city Thalasseri
Sex ratio 975 /
Literacy 92.18%%
Lok Sabha constituency Kannur
Climate Mild Climate (Köppen)
Website .in.kelakamwww

Kelakam is a town in the Kannur district of Kerala, India. The Bavali River runs through the town, and the Kottiyoor Vadakkeshwaram Temple is seven kilometres away.

Kelakam got its name from words "kela" "kam" meaning resting place of "bullock" referring to resting place of the bullock of Lord Shiva. It is in the Christian migration belt but different religious groups live harmoniously. The town is known for its hill produce including pepper, rubber, tapioca, and coconut. The land around Kelakam is fertile and is preferred for farming. The town has recently witnessed a boom in land prices thanks to high prices for rubber products. The town is a centre for textiles and jewelry shops.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2008/09/26/stories/2008092654670300.htm
  2. ^ http://lsgkerala.in/kelakampanchayat/about/


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