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Anthoor (Malayalam: ആന്തൂർ നഗരസഭ) is a Municipality in the Kannur district of North Malabar region in the Indian state of Kerala. Anthoor is located around 14 km from Kannur Corporation and it is adjacent with Taliparamba Municipality.
As of 2011 India Census, Anthoor had a population of 36290, with 17,154 males and 19,136 females.
Anthoor was a Panchayath consisting of two tiny villages viz. Morazha and Anthoor. In 1990, when Govt of Kerala announced new Municipalities, Anthoor Panchayat was merged with Taliparamba to form a new Municipality of Taliparamba. Later in 2015 the Govt separated Anthoor from Taliparamba and made it an independent Municipality. Anthoor is a Municipality by its population and density but remain with the characteristics of a beautiful village. Its tucked on NH-17, situated near Taliparamba in Kannur District of North Malabar region in Kerala.
The name Anthoor means large village. Due to its large size, it was split into two i.e. Anthoor and Morazha. The hill of Anthoor has been mentioned in many Theyyam folk songs/Thottam Pattu (തോറ്റം പാട്ട്).
During Kolathiri rule, Anthoor was under them. Later, Tipu Sultan adjoined this area as part of Kingdom of Mysore. During British Raj this place was under Chirakkal Taluk of Malabar District in Madras Presidency. After formation of Kerala State this area was made as a Panchayat in Cannanore District. Later the Anthoor Panchayat was merged with Taliparambu Municipality upon later's formation. Presently Anthoor is an independent Municipality of Kannur District of Kerala State.
The Anthoor Municipality has formulated as per the Go(Rt) no 148/2015 LSGD order dated 30/04/2015 .Almost 1/2 of its geographical border is surrounded by two rivers i.e. Valapattanam Puzha and Kuttikkol Puzha. There are very beautiful scenic spots in the banks of these rivers. The backwaters at Vellikkeel is a fabulous tourist spot and is a notified Eco-Tourism Area.
Anthoor Municipality shares borders with Taliparamba and Kurumathur to the north, Kalliasseri and Aroli south, Kannapuram to the west, Mayyil, Kolacherry and Narath to the east.
The popular Institutions as well as significant Areas of Anthoor Municipality (ആന്തൂർ നഗരസഭ) are:Parassinikkadavu
Institute of Co-operative Management
Vismaya Infotainment Park
Parrasianikkadavu Ayurveda Medical College
Kannur Engineering College
National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur
Kendriya Vidyalaya Keltron Nagar
KAP 4 Battalion, Kannur
Kerala Clays and Ceramic Products Limited
Kannur University Main Campus
Vellikkeel Eco Tourism Park
Assembly constituency: Taliparamba
Police Station: Taliparamba
Post Offices & PIN :
7. Kannur University Main Campus-670567,
8. Keltron Nagar-670567
Telephone Exchange: Mangattuparambu (0497)
Municipal Office Contact : 2780555
Nearest Railway Stations: Kannapuram
Govt College Of Engineering
National Institute of Fashion Technology
Institute of Co-operative Management
MVR ayuverda medical college and hospital
Kannur University College
Morazha Arts and Science College
Parassinikkadavu Higher Scondary School
Central School Mangattuparamba
Morazha Higher Secondary School
The major industries are:Fibre Foam
Vegetables and milk marketing
Paddy Fields of Morazha and Kanool
Anthoor is always 100% CPIM Supporting Area. Many of the Councillors are elected unopposed.
The national highway passes through Dharmashala junction. Mangalore 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 connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway stations are Kannapuram and Kannur on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut.VELLIKKEEL - 1
KANOOL - 3
MUNDAPRAM - 4
MAYILAADU - 5
BAKKALAM - 6
PEELERY - 7
AYYANKOVIL - 9
KADAMBERY - 9
KOLMOTTA - 10
NANICHERY - 11
KODALLUR - 12
MAMBALA - 13
PARASSINI - 14
ANTHOOR - 16
THALIYIL - 17
PODIKKUND - 18
THALIVAYAL - 19
DHARMASHALA - 20
PUNNAKULANGARA - 21
KUTTIPRAM - 22
C H NAGAR - 23
OZHACROM - 24
ANCHAMPEEDIKA - 25
VENIYIL - 26
PALIYATHVALAPPU - 27
PANNERI - 28.