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Kottayam-Malabar is a small village near Kuthuparamba in Kannur district of Kerala province in India. It is different from the big city of Kottayam in Kottayam district of the same province.
Kingdom of Kottayam is a historic province of old Malabar district in India. It covered what is today Talassery Taluk of Kannur district. The headquarters of the kingdom was at Kottayam-Malabar town. The Raja of Kottayam presided over the province.
The national highway passes through Thalassery town. Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway station is Thalassery on Mangalore-Palakkad line. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut. Both of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.