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|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-KL|
|Vehicle registration||KL 13|
Chelora is a town in Kannur district in the state of Kerala, India 8 km from Kannur town and lies on Kannur-Mysore Highway. The ongoing Kannur International Airport is located at a distance of 15 km from here. Kadakkara sri dharmasastha temple, Valannur sri Risheishwara temple are the two temples that attracts people around the district. Chelora have a huge importance in the development of Kannur. Some shopping centres are being operated here. Residential buildings & Villa projects makes this village a tiny town. Chelora Govt Higher Secondary School is a prominent educational institution in this area. It has a scenic and beautiful landscape. The village has a large number of literate population. Kappad,Valannur,Mathukoth,Peringalayi are the residential suburbs in Chelora.
The administration of the town is done under Chelora Grama Panchayath. Presently Sri N.V Purushothaman master is the president of Chelora Grama Panchayath. In the current scenario, Chelora have an annual budget which estimates Rs. 48,500,000 for the developmental activities.
The kannur Central Bus Terminal and Kannur Railway Station are situated at a distance of 10.3 km away from Chelora. Presently there is no railway lines passing through Chelora. But the availability of a large number of private busses including air busses makes Chelora easy accessible. Chelora can be reached by a bus to Iritty, Mattannur and Anjarakandy. The bus-stop point of Chelora is commonly known as Mathukkoth. The suburbs are connected to Mathukkoth by means of bus service.It also has a bus service from Mathukkoth to Kappad.
As of 2011[update] India census, Chelora had a population of 36,500. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Chelora has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 87% and female literacy of 84%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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