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Nadapuram

Nadapuram
Town
Nadapuram bus Station
Nadapuram bus Station
Nadapuram is located in Kerala
Nadapuram
Nadapuram
Location in Kerala, India
Nadapuram is located in India
Nadapuram
Nadapuram
Nadapuram (India)
Coordinates: 11°42′0″N 75°40′0″E / 11.70000°N 75.66667°E / 11.70000; 75.66667
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Area
 • Total 20.44 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 40,230
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 673504
Telephone code 0496
Vehicle registration KL 18
Nearest city Vatakara
Lok Sabha constituency Vatakara
Website www.nadapuram.com

Nadapuram is a census town and a special grade Panchayath located in Kozhikode District of Kerala, coming under Nadapuram assembly constituency. It is in North Malabar region of Kerala, India; spread over an area of 20.44 km2.

Awards

Nadapuram won the best panchayat award of Kozhikode district seven consecutive years under the leadership of president, Soopy Narikkatteri. In 2015, the panchayath administration received the best performing Grama Panchayath award at state level and all India level among more than 265000 grama panchayaths in India.[1][2]

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Nadapuram has a population of 40,230.[3] Hindu and Mappilas (Muslims) are major religions. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Nadapuram has an average literacy rate of 92.64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is around 96.34% while female literacy rate is 89.49%. In Nadapuram, 13.18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Hindus make up 47.52% of the population, Muslims 52.21% and Christians 0.19%.

Geography

Nadapuram Grama Panchayat Office, Kallachi
Mahe (Mayyazhi) River at Vilangad

Nadapuram is located at 11°41′N 75°39′E / 11.68°N 75.65°E / 11.68; 75.65.[4] It has an average elevation of 25.9 m (85 ft). Geographically, Nadapuram is situated about 14 km to the north east of Vadakara Town, approximately 21 km to the south east of Thalassery Town. The Panchayat lies by the side of a river known by different names as Vishnumangalam river, Mahe(Mayyazhi) river or Vanimel river.

Politics

Nadapuram assembly constituency is part of Vatakara Lok Sabha constituency.[5] In the election held in 2011 Mr. Binoy Viswom was succeeded by Mr. E.K Vijayan as the MLA of Nadapuram.

Transportation

Nadapuram Town

Climate

Nadapuram has a tropical climate. During most months of the year, there is significant rainfall in Nadapuram. There is only a short dry season. This climate is considered to be Am according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Nadapuram is 27.2 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 3697 mm. The temperatures are highest on average in April, at around 29.5 °C. In July, the average temperature is 25.7 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year. The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 1111 mm. The average temperatures vary during the year by 3.8 °C.[6]

Climate data for Nadapuram
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.6
(88.9)
32.1
(89.8)
33.1
(91.6)
33.4
(92.1)
32.8
(91)
29.6
(85.3)
28.3
(82.9)
28.8
(83.8)
29.5
(85.1)
30.3
(86.5)
31.0
(87.8)
31.3
(88.3)
31
(87.8)
Average low °C (°F) 21.6
(70.9)
22.8
(73)
24.4
(75.9)
25.7
(78.3)
25.5
(77.9)
23.8
(74.8)
23.2
(73.8)
23.5
(74.3)
23.5
(74.3)
23.6
(74.5)
23.1
(73.6)
21.8
(71.2)
23.5
(74.4)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 4
(0.16)
4
(0.16)
18
(0.71)
88
(3.46)
305
(12.01)
907
(35.71)
1,115
(43.9)
561
(22.09)
284
(11.18)
267
(10.51)
121
(4.76)
23
(0.91)
3,697
(145.56)
Source: Climate-Data.org[7]

References

  1. ^ [www.thehindu.com]
  2. ^ [nadapuram.truevisionnews.com]
  3. ^ [www.census2011.co.in]
  4. ^ [www.distancesto.com]
  5. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 
  6. ^ [en.climate-data.org]
  7. ^ "Climate: Nadapuram". En.climate-data.org. Retrieved 1 August 2017. 

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