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For the town in kozhikode district, see Perambra, Thrissur.
Perambra
Town
Clear Sailor spotted in Perambra
Clear Sailor spotted in Perambra
Perambra is located in Kerala
Perambra
Perambra
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
Languages
 • 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]

Govt Colleges

  • C K G Memorial Govt. College

Private Colleges (Parallel):-

  • National College
  • Presidency College
  • T.I.M.E INSTITUITION
  • Oxford College
  • Chinmaya College
  • Indus college (Bsc.CS)

CALICUT UNIVERSITY SDE COUNSELLING CENTRE:-

  • MERCY COLLEGE PERAMBRA

Affiliated colleges:-

  • Silver Arts and Science College Perambra
  • Darunnujoom College of Arts and Science Perambra

(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

Schools

  • Perambra Higher Secondary School (PHSS)
  • Vadakkumbad HSS
  • Holy Family High School

Unaided Schools:-

  • St Francis English Medium School
  • Olive Public School
  • St Meeras Public School
  • Sirajul Hudha Public School
  • Vedavyasa Vidyapeedom

Other Organizations[edit]

Major Clubs:-

  • Lions Club Perambra
  • Rotary Club Perambra

Politics[edit]

Perambra assembly constituency is part of Vadakara (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

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.

Suburbsof Perambra[edit]

  • Eranhikkal, Pooladikunnu and Makkada
  • Purakkattiri, Thalakkulathoor and Kacheari
  • Parambath, Andikkode and Atholi
  • Eranhikkal, Koomulli and Mampoyil
  • Ulliyeri, Theruvathkadavu and Naduvannoor
  • Sarppakkavu, Karuvannoor and Velliyor
  • Velliyoor, Muliyangal and Kakkad

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]


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