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Nadapuram

Nadapuram
Town
Nadapuram bus stand
Nadapuram bus stand
Nadapuram is located in Kerala
Nadapuram
Nadapuram
Location in Kerala, India
Nadapuram is located in India
Nadapuram
Nadapuram
Nadapuram (India)
Coordinates: 11°42′0″N75°40′0″E / 11.70000°N 75.66667°E / 11.70000; 75.66667Coordinates: 11°42′0″N75°40′0″E / 11.70000°N 75.66667°E / 11.70000; 75.66667
Country   India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Area
 • Total 20.44 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total 40,230
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
673504
Telephone code 0496
Vehicle registration KL 18
Nearest city Vatakara
Lok Sabha constituency Vatakara
Website www.nadapuram.com

Nadapuram is a census town and a special grade Panchayath located in Kozhikode District of Kerala, coming under Nadapuram assembly constituency. It is in North Malabar region of Kerala, India; spread over an area of 20.44 km2.

Awards [ edit ]

Nadapuram won the best panchayat award of Kozhikode district seven consecutive years under the leadership of president, Soopy Narikkatteri. In 2015, the panchayath administration received the best performing Grama Panchayath award at state level and all India level among more than 265000 grama panchayats in India.[1][2]

Demographics [ edit ]

As of 2011 India census, Nadapuram has a population of 40,230.[3] Hindu and Mappilas (Muslims) are major religions. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Nadapuram has an average literacy rate of 92.64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is around 96.34% while female literacy rate is 89.49%. In Nadapuram, 13.18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Hindus make up 47.52% of the population, Muslims 52.21% and Christians 0.19%.

Geography [ edit ]

Nadapuram Grama Panchayat Office, Kallachi
Mahe (Mayyazhi) River at Vilangad

Nadapuram is located at 11°41′N75°39′E / 11.68°N 75.65°E / 11.68; 75.65.[4] It has an average elevation of 25.9 m (85 ft). Geographically, Nadapuram is situated about 14 km to the north east of Vadakara Town, approximately 21 km to the south east of Thalassery Town. The Panchayat lies by the side of a river known by different names as Vishnumangalam river, Mahe(Mayyazhi) river or Vanimel river.

Transportation [ edit ]

Nadapuram Town
  • Road: Nadapuram town is 63 km away from Kozhikode City. SH38 (Aka - Airport Road) Passes through Nadapuram. Nadapuram Town connects to other parts of India through Vatakara city on the west and Kuttiadi town on the east. National highway No.66 passes through Vatakara and the northern stretch connects to Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. The eastern Highway going through Kuttiady connects to Mananthavady, Mysore and Bangalore.
  • Regular bus services serve Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kuttiady, Panoor and Thottilpalam. Hilly regions like Kaiveli, Kumbala Chola, Valayam, Chuzhali, Kallunira, Vanimel, Vilangad are connected to Nadapuram through Bus route. KSRTC Bus service are available to Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery, Kalpetta, Mysore & Bangalore.
  • Railway Stations: Nearest stations are available at Vatakara (16 kilometres), Mahe (18 kilometres) and Thalassery (21 kilometres).
  • Airports: Kannur International Airport (39 km) Calicut International Airport (88 km)

Educational Organizations [ edit ]

There are many schools in Nadapuram including state syllabus and CBSE syllabus. Nadapuram town and bus stand can be found crowded with school/college students. The list of schools can be found in Educational institutions in vatakara. In May 2014 a prestigious indoor stadium is inaugurated at Nadapuram.[5]

Climate [ edit ]

Nadapuram has a tropical climate. During most months of the year, there is significant rainfall in Nadapuram. There is only a short dry season. This climate is considered to be Am according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Nadapuram is 27.2 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 3697 mm. The temperatures are highest on average in April, at around 29.5 °C. In July, the average temperature is 25.7 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year. The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 1111 mm. The average temperatures vary during the year by 3.8 °C.[6]

Climate data for Nadapuram
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.6

(88.9)
32.1

(89.8)
33.1

(91.6)
33.4

(92.1)
32.8

(91.0)
29.6

(85.3)
28.3

(82.9)
28.8

(83.8)
29.5

(85.1)
30.3

(86.5)
31.0

(87.8)
31.3

(88.3)
31.0

(87.8)
Average low °C (°F) 21.6

(70.9)
22.8

(73.0)
24.4

(75.9)
25.7

(78.3)
25.5

(77.9)
23.8

(74.8)
23.2

(73.8)
23.5

(74.3)
23.5

(74.3)
23.6

(74.5)
23.1

(73.6)
21.8

(71.2)
23.5

(74.4)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 4

(0.2)
4

(0.2)
18

(0.7)
88

(3.5)
305

(12.0)
907

(35.7)
1,115

(43.9)
561

(22.1)
284

(11.2)
267

(10.5)
121

(4.8)
23

(0.9)
3,697

(145.7)
Source: Climate-Data.org[7]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Teamwork made Nadapuram the best in Kerala". The Hindu. 18 February 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  2. ^ http://nadapuram.truevisionnews.com/news/nadapuram-panchaythu/
  3. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/town/627357-nadapuram-kerala.html
  4. ^ https://www.distancesto.com/coordinates/in/nadapuram-latitude-longitude/history/13910.html
  5. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kozhikode/stadium-a-smashing-hit-at-nadapuram/article6091922.ece
  6. ^ https://en.climate-data.org/location/171820/
  7. ^ "Climate: Nadapuram". En.climate-data.org. Retrieved 1 August 2017.

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