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Subject: Kannur, Kannapuram, Cherukunnu
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Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 11°57′29″N 75°17′39″E / 11.957955°N 75.294159°E / 11.957955; 75.294159Coordinates: 11°57′29″N 75°17′39″E / 11.957955°N 75.294159°E / 11.957955; 75.294159

Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 26,086
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-

Matool is a place near Payangadi, several kilometres north of Kannur town, in Kerala, South India. The Valapattanam river meets the Arabian sea at Matool.

Matool is considered as a boating destination with boat services to almost all coastal areas of Kannur district. Houseboats give tourists a beautiful view of the sunset and the sea.


As of 2001 India census, Mattool had a population of 26086 with 12094 males and 13992 females.[1]


Matool is largely populated by members of the Muslim community. One-third of the population of Matool depend on agriculture and fishing, the major produces being coconut, watermelon, cashew and mango.


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