Harman Patil

Engapuzha

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Country  India
District  Kozhikode
Vehicle registration  KL-
Population  18,205 (2001)
State  Kerala
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Website  www.engapuzha.com
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Engapuzha is a village in Kozhikode district in the state of Kerala, India.

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Map of Engapuzha, Kedavur, Kerala

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Engapuzha had a population of 18205 with 8944 males and 9261 females.

Bus Station

Engampuzha bus station has the unique distinction of being built right on a river. Waiting for a bus can't be tedious here as the murmuring sound of the river is just below you. The town of Engampuzha is crowded and traffic snarls are a constant issue. Engapuzha connects to neighboring places like Nalekra, Poolod, Kunhukulam, Kakavayal, Karikulam Kuppayakode,Aachi,Plapetta,Kanchamvayal,Choyod,Kolamala.

Transportation

This village connects to other parts of India through Calicut city on the west and Thamarassery town on the east. National highway No.66 passes through Kozhikode and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. The eastern National Highway No.54 going through Adivaram connects to Kalpetta, Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest airports are at Kannur and Kozhikode. The nearest railway station is at Kozhikode.

Nalekra

Nalekra is a small place towards south from Engapuzha town. It takes 10 minutes walk to reach Nalekra and there are at least 20 families staying in this area. Known personalities like Karimbayil Alikunhi Haji (late) is one of the early settlers in the area. He and his family settled from Palakutty (Koduvally) during mid 50’s. During that time the place was with three or four families only. In the beginning he focused on coconut plantation and animal rearing. Now a days more houses are built in the area and the area is developing as young generation acquired good educational qualifications and working or doing business. Nalekra is a beautiful place surrounded by mainly coconut trees, limited paddy fields, rubber plantations. People’s main source of income is from agriculture and animal rearing. While you walk to Nalekra from Engapuzha town you can enjoy the breeze of soothing paddy fields, murmuring sound of mannara river (Mannarapuzha) and silent rubber trees.

References

Engapuzha Wikipedia


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