Kannur is a city and a municipality in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. With the Western Ghats in the east (Coorg district of Karnataka State), Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in the south, Lakshadweep sea in the west and Kasaragod in the north, Kannur district is bounded by a wealth of natural beauty. The district itself which shares much of this natural splendour has been a key contributor to the cultural, religious, political and industrial heritage of the State. In addition, Kannur enjoys the credit of having been the cradle of many a colourful folk art and folk music of Kerala.
|Area||2,966 sq km|
|Altitude||344 m above sea level|
|Temperature||Summer-Min.-24.0C,Max.-35.0 C Winter,Min.-20.0C,Max.-30.0C|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Malayalam.|
|Rainfall||3438 mm average yearly|
|Best Time to Visit||September to March|
How to get there
1. Air :- The two airports at Mangalore, Karnataka in the north and Kozhikode in the south are just about 125 kilometers away from Kannur. Kannur International Airport is proposed at Mattanur.
Places to Visit
|Payyambalam Beach||St. Angelo's Fort|
|Meenkunnu Beach||Mappila Bay|
|Dharmadam Thuruthu||Parassini Kadavu|
Kannur is famous for its Handlooms.
|Hotel Paris Presidency||Hotel Malabar Residency||Mascot Beach Resort|
|Hotel Omar's Inn||Hotel Highway Inn||Perumal Tourist Home|
|Hotel Meridian Palace||Hotel Palm Grove|