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Manjeshwar

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Country  India
Area  24.4 km2
District  Kasaragod
State  Kerala

Manjeshwar Culture of Manjeshwar

Languages spoken  Malayalam, Kannada, Tulu

Map of Manjeshwar


Manjeshwar, also known as Manjeswaram is a town at the northern tip of the India state of Kerala. It is situated at a distance of 584 kilometres (360 mi) from the state capital Thiruvanathapuram and 27 kilometres (20 mi) south of Mangalore city in neighboring Karnataka. It is a coastal town in Kasaragod district.

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Demographics

The Manjeshwar Census Town has population of 8,742 of which 4,178 are males while 4,564 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1149 which is 13.14% of total population of Manjeshwar (CT). In Manjeshwar Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 1092 against state average of 1084. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Manjeshwar is around 995 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Manjeshwar city is 92.91% lower than state average of 94.00%. In Manjeshwar, Male literacy is around 97.53% while female literacy rate is 88.75%.

Education

Govind Pai Memorial College, Manjeshwar [1]

GPM Government College, Manjeshwar has been sanctified by the name of the legendary literary luminary Rashtrakavi Manjeshwar Govinda Pai. In October 1990, the college got transferred to the present and permanent abode in the Hosabettu village of Manjeshwar, which forms the northern border of Kerala State.

Other Schools and Colleges
  • Sirajul Huda English Medium High School, Manjeshwar
  • Govt. High School, Bangra Manjeshwar
  • Politics

    Manjeswaram assembly constituency is part of Kasaragod (Lok Sabha constituency).

    Health

    Manjeshwar is one of the areas with large number of HIV patients. 970 HIV cases were registered in Kasaragod district. Ten HIV deaths were reported from Kasaragod district within a short period of two months in 2016. There is no special facility or doctors for HIV patients in this area. HIV affected areas in Kasaragod include Dharmathadka, Nileshwaram, Manjeshwar, Bhandiyod, Vellarikundu, Kasaragod town and Padannakkad.

    References

    Manjeshwar Wikipedia


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