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For the town in kozhikode 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
  • Holy Family High School
  • Holy Family UP School

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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305 news items

The Hindu
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:08:09 -0800

More than 3,000 volunteers of the SNDP Yogam from Vadakara, Payyoli and Perambra would take part in the programme. Representatives of 32 Hindu organisations will take part in the meetings at various places in the district. SNDP Yogam Devaswom ...

Kaumudi Online

Times of India
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:25:19 -0700

KOZHIKODE: An aged couple was found dead at their residence at Perambra on Thursday night. The incident took place around 8:30pm. The deceased were identified as Balan (65) and Shantha (62). The two were found dead with stab injuries. The police ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:16:06 -0800

In a charitable gesture, the owners of 11 private buses plying on the Kuttiyadi-Kozhikode route, on Monday, came together to mobilise a special fund for the treatment of a 19-year-old girl student hailing from Perambra, who was diagnosed with serious ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:09:57 -0800

The block panchayats won by LDF are Kunnummal, Thooneri, Perambra, Chelannur, Meladi, Pandalayini, Kozhikode and Balussery while the UDF won Koduvally, Kunnamangalam, Vadakara and Thodannur. The BJP will not be in power in any of the grama ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:48:45 -0700

KOZHIKODE: Severe shortage of medical and para medical hands at the Perambra Taluk Hospital has crippled the hospital no end. Though it was upgraded from a community health centre five years ago, the Health Department has turned a blind eye to the ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Sat, 07 Nov 2015 11:10:39 -0800

Once, when I had an invitation to perform it in Perambra, in Kozhikode district, I had to have police protection because posters had come up objecting to the performance,” he says. Another time, some people associated with a Hindu right-wing group ...
Times of India
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:24:45 -0800

Though five more persons were present in the country boat when it sunk, fire and rescue personnel from Perambra fire station, police personnel from Koorachundu station and local people rescued the others. The body of the deceased was shifted to ...
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:00:00 -0800

Perambra Girija Rajan (53) from Kozhikode district, Kerala, was travelling from Mangaluru to Byndoor along with some of her relatives in Mumbai express train. Reportedly, as soon as the train reached Barkur railway station, a youth, aged around 30 ...

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