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Location in Kerala, India

Coordinates: 11°11′0″N 76°15′30″E / 11.18333°N 76.25833°E / 11.18333; 76.25833Coordinates: 11°11′0″N 76°15′30″E / 11.18333°N 76.25833°E / 11.18333; 76.25833

Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
 • MLA Anil Kumar
 • MP M.I.Shanavas - Wayanad Lok Sabha Constituency
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 679339
Telephone code 914931
Vehicle registration kl10

Vaniyambalam lies in Nilambur taluk in the Malappuram district, Kerala and is 40 km north-east of Malappuram. Surrounding towns include Pandikkad and Tuwur (to the south), Kalikavu (in the east), and Wandoor and Nilambur (to the north).

Vaniyambalam is famous for the sales of Nilambur teak wood. The wide railway flat was using for stacking of timber, which was transported by railway all over India.

Vaniyambalam Railway Station is part of the Southern Railway and is on Shoranur-Nilambur Railway Line . This railway station is located about 10 km from Nilambur town. Nilambur Road Railway Station is the main station to the north of Vaniyambalam.

The famous vaniyambalam rock temple is located at vaniyambalam. The temple is situated on the top of a rocky hill. This temple is well known for tourist as well as pilgrim place.


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The nearest airports are Calicut Airport and Coimbatore Airport.

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