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For the town in Thrissur district, see Perambra, Thrissur.
Perambra is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 11°34′33″N 75°44′02″E / 11.575898°N 75.73391°E / 11.575898; 75.73391Coordinates: 11°34′33″N 75°44′02″E / 11.575898°N 75.73391°E / 11.575898; 75.73391
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673 525
Telephone code 91 496
Vehicle registration KL-56
Website www.kozhikode.nic.in

Perambra (Malayalam: പേരാമ്പ്ര) is a town in Koyilandy taluk of Kozhikode district in North Malabar region of Kerala state, India. This is one of the 140 assembly constituencies in Kerala, and one of the 12 block Panchayats in Kozhikode district. There is a high demand from people to allow Perambra as a Taluk and Municipality.

Perambra lies almost at the centre of the district covering an area of 298.43 km2. The block has a population of 1,71,433; (86,019 males and 85414 females). The Perambra block has seven panchayatsChangaroth, Cheruvannur, Kayanna, Koothali, Chakkittapara, Nochad and Perambra.

Educational institutions[edit]


  • Perambra Higher Secondary School (PHSS)
  • Perambra AUP school
  • Koothali AUp School Koothali
  • Kannambath A.L.P School
  • Valiacode A.U.P School
  • Changaroth MUP School
  • Perambra West AUP School
  • Narayana Vilasam AUP School (NVUPS)
  • Kizhinyanyam LP School
  • Kallode LP School
  • Govt. Welfare LP School
  • Nyanodayam LP School
  • Edavarad MLP School
  • Eravattoor MLP School
  • Moolad AMLP School
  • GUP School Vengappetta
  • Vrindavan AUP School Putampoyil
  • Kalpathoor AUP School
  • Kalpathoor ALP School
  • GUP School Perambra
  • Valoor Govt. UP School
  • Kalloor-Koothali LP School
  • Muthuvannacha LP School
  • Vadakkumbad HSS

Unaided Schools:-

  • St Francis English Medium School
  • Ajay Kinder Garden and Preparatory School
  • Olive Public School
  • St Meeras Public School
  • Sirajul Hudha Public School
  • Vedavyasa Vidyapeedom

Govt Colleges

  • C K G Memorial Govt. College

Private Colleges (Parallel):-

  • National College
  • Presidency College
  • Oxford College
  • Chinmaya College
  • Indus college (Bsc.CS)

Affiliated colleges:-

  • Silver Arts and Science College Perambra
 *  http://silvercollegeperambra.org/
  (Bsc Food technology,Psychology ,BCA BA English Bcom Mcom,MA English)
  • Mother Theresa College of Teacher's Education (B.Ed), By CMI Fathers

Schools of Fine Arts:-

  • Academy of Arts
  • Sopanam Sangeetha Sabha

Fine Arts Societies:-

  • 'STAGE' Perambra
  • ACT Perambra

Major Clubs:-

  • Lions Club Perambra
  • Rotary Club Perambra

Hospitals & Clinics:-

  • Govt. Hospital Perambra, Kallode
  • Deeja Hospital
  • ISI Homoeo Hospital
  • EMS Memmorial co-operative Hospital Perambra
  • Brothers Hospital Payyoli Road
  • Shankar clinic Perambra
  • Saroj Diagnostic Laboratory & Ultrasound Scan[1]


Perambra assembly constituency is part of Vadakara (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Places of interest[edit]

Peruvannamuzhi Dam Site

Located at a distance of 15 km from Perambra, the Peruvannamuzhi Dam site set amid hills is a beautiful picnic spot. The reservoir here provides facilities for speedboat and rowboat cruises. The region offers immense scope for picnicking. The Experimental Farm of Indian Institute of Spices Research which has a large collection of various spice crops is situated about 2 km from Peruvannamuzhi Dam.

Kakkayam Dam Site

Kakkayam is a picturesque damsite, having exotic wildlife, offers excellent trekking and rock climbing opportunities. The best time to visit is between November and April. Kakkayam is located about 20 km from Perambra Town.

Emerging Kerala 2012 proposes setting up of Eco-Campsites at Kakkayam at an estimated cost of Rs.50 Crores which can offer stylish ecological camping, set in the beautiful Dam Site with outstanding Natural Beauty. Eco-Campsites if becomes a reality, could offer a unique holiday experience, an opportunity to camp side by side with nature, whilst enjoying the comfort of fully equipped tents.Kakkayam offers the tourists not only a reservoir and its beauty but also a fantastic chance to enjoy the trekking and the scenic beauty of evergreen forest and grasslands. The main attractions near this tourists place are, Kakkayam valley, Kariyathan rock (Kariyathan Mala) and Urakkuzhi Waterfalls. This is an excellent location for trekking and rock climbing.This is at a distance of 45 km from Kozhikode. 5 out of the 10 islands present are earmarked for development. Each island is with 2 to 5 acres in extent.

Destinations like Chakkittapara, Kulathuvayal, Peruvannamuzhi, Chempanoda, Poozhithode, and Chempra are only a few kilometers away from the town.


  1. ^ Template:Cite wenb
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 

External links[edit]

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The Hindu
Sun, 24 May 2015 17:10:18 -0700

The beneficiaries include Nedumangad municipality, Kottappady grama panchayat, Thiruvilwamala grama panchayat, Cherthala municipality, Edakkara grama panchayat, Perambra grama panchayat, Vathikkudi grama panchayat, and Arayankode grama ...
The Hindu
Thu, 21 May 2015 17:11:15 -0700

Last time, only one school had touched the cent percent mark from the district, whereas two did it this time — M.M. VHSS, Kozhikode (54 candidates), and Koothali VHSS, Perambra (56 candidates). As many as 2,456 students had appeared in the ...
The Hindu
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:11:15 -0700

The Perambra block panchayat has decided to reply to the findings of the Local Fund Audit Department about irregularities in the implementation of Subicsha (Sustainable Business Development of Innovative Coconut-based Micro-Enterprises for Holistic ...
The Hindu
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 16:10:44 -0800

Perambra bagged the third place in the race for the best block panchayat in the State bagging a cash award of Rs.10 lakh. This kind of achievement is not new to Perambra which had bagged the Swaraj Trophy earlier in 2003 and 2004 and the Bharat Ratna ...
The Hindu
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:35:07 -0700

'Red Alert,' a collection of plays written by Radhakrishnan Perambra has won the Thanima Literary Award for the year 2014. The award instituted by Thanima Cultural Forum comprises a cash prize of Rs.10,000 and a memento, said the forum secretary ...
The Hindu
Mon, 11 May 2015 17:11:15 -0700

... to join armed revolution advocated by the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), shot to prominence as the mastermind of the midnight attack on the Kayanna police station (near Perambra in Kozhikode district) in February 1976 during the ...


Sun, 10 May 2015 01:53:16 -0700

The attack on Kayanna police station near Perambra in Kozhikode district on February 28, 1976 was the most impactful of all the organised attacks by Naxalites in Kerala. This led to the arrest of engineering student P. Rajan, who was never seen after that.
The Hindu
Sat, 09 May 2015 17:22:30 -0700

A 17–year-old boy was killed in a bus accident at Kadiyangadu in Perambra on Saturday. The police identified the deceased as Mohammed Aslam, son of Moosa from Velam panchayat. An irate mob set fire to the private bus, New Wings, soon after the ...

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