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Subject: Kannur district, North Malabar, Places of worship in Kannur district, K. P. Mohanan, Thidambu Nritham
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Panoor is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
 • President of Panchayath Preetha Ashok
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,438
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 670692
Telephone code 91490
Vehicle registration KL58

Panoor is a town and a municipality in the district of Kannur in the state of Kerala, India. The town is the main market place for the farmer communities in the surrounding regions. Panoor is one of the fast upcoming towns in Kerala having an enormous scope of development and it is one of the main suburbs of Thalassery. Panoor got municipal status when the Government of Kerala recently decided to upgrade Panoor Grama Panchayat and added with other Panchayats, as Panoor Municipality along with formation of Kannur Municipal Corporation.


  • Location 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Transport 3
  • Culture 4
  • References 5


Panoor is about 11 km from Thalassery -Tellicherry, 10 km from Kuthuparamba, 11 km from New Mahe and about 6 km from Peringathur.


As of 2011 India census,[1] Panoor has a population of 17,438. Males constitute 46% of the population and females 54%. Panoor has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 81%. In Panoor, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Panoor is on the State Highway between Mahe and Coorg. The roads in Panoor are well laid out, although the condition of the roads is generally affected during the monsoon season. The nearest entry point to the National Highway (NH 17) is Kunchippalli which is 11 km far from Panoor. The nearest airport is Kozhikode and is 100 km from Panoor. The upcoming Kannur International Airport is just about 20 km away from Panoor. Nearest railway station is at Thalassery which is about 11 km from Panoor.


Panoor town is considered as a hub of Hindu and Muslim communities.


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