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Nilambur

Nilambapuri (old name) or Nilambur
India
town
Coordinates:
Country  India
Kerala, India Kerala
Government
 • MP M.I.Shanavas - Wayanad (Lok Sabha constituency)
 • MLA Aryadan Muhammed - Nilambur (Assembly constituency)
 • Chairman Aryadan Shoukath - Nilambur Municipality
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 679329
Telephone code 04931
Vehicle registration KL 71
Sex ratio 1000:1070 /
Literacy 100%
Website .info.nilamburwww

Nilambur is a municipality and a taluk in the Malappuram district of the Indian state of Kerala. It is located close to the Nilgiris range of the Western Ghats on the banks of the Chaliyar River. It is about 40 kilometers from Malappuram city and 24 kilometers from Manjeri on the KozhikodeGudalur road called CNG road (Calicut-Nilambur-Gudallur road).

Nilambur attracts tourists because of the variety of its forests that contain bamboo, teak, rosewood, etc.

Banglavum kunnu is a place located in nilambur where the DFO, under clonial india, in 1929, built a Sight seeing bunglow. The main idea of the building was to see the approach of the tippu sultan's army via naadukaani churam. The huge bunglow is situated at the centre of the nilambur forest near the chaliyar river.

References

External links

  • Official website
  • Ecological history of Nilambur valley, see chapter 6
  • Kerala Tourism page for Nilambur
  • Nilambur Directory and Current Affairs
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