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Narath is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Narath is located in India
Narath (India)
Coordinates: 11°56′24″N 75°23′42″E / 11.940045°N 75.394932°E / 11.940045; 75.394932
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,553
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-KL

Narath is a census town in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Narath had a population of 12,553. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Narath has an average literacy rate of 88%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 90%, and female literacy is 88%. In Narath, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


The national highway passes through Valapattanam town. 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 Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. Trains are available to almost all parts of India subject to advance booking over the internet. There are airports at Mattanur, Mangalore and Calicut. All of them are international airports but direct flights are available only to Middle Eastern countries.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.