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Kasargod District Information

Kasaragod was famous from time immemorial. Arab travelers who came to Kerala in 9th and 14th centuries AD had visited Kasaragod. It was known by Arabs by the name 'Harkwillia'. Kasaragod is a land of Temples, Mosques and Churches. It has a rich cultural heritage and is famous for the art forms of Yakshagana, Bombe-yattu and Theyyam.


Area: 1992 sq km, Population: 1,203,342, Literacy: 85.17%, Languages: Malayalam, Kannada, Thulu

Local Bodies

Taluks: Kasaragod , Hosdurg
Blocks: Manjeshwar, Kasaragod, Kanhangad, Nileshwar
Municipality: Kasaragod , Hosdurg, Nileshwar


Parliament: Kasaragod
Assembly: Manjeshwar, Kasaragod, Uduma, Kanhangad, Trikkarippur


Chandragiri River, Tejaswini River

Tourist Places

Bakel Fort, Madhur Temple


Air: Mangalore Airport
Rail: The main railway station is Kasargod. Click on station name for railway time table.
NH17 Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai
Kasargod-Payyannur: Chandragiri bridge, Bakel

Road Distance to major places in kilometers:

Mangalore 70, Kannur 94, Kozhikode 175, Kochi 380, Thiruvanathapuram 653, Coorg (Mercara) 152, Goa (Panaji) 420, Bangalore 380, Mysore 320

Distance between major places in Kerala
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