Keralatourism Guide

Kasaragod Informations

Name of the Dist : Kasaragod
Description Kasargod District is one of the districts of the Indian state of Kerala. Kasaragod District was organised as a separate district on Kasaragod became part of Kerala following the reorganisation of states and formation of Kerala in November 1, Prior to this date, Kasaragod was a part of South Kanara district. Kasaragod is named after Kasaragod Town which is the administrative headquarters of the district. Kasaragod is the northernmost district of Kerala and world renowned for its coir and hand-loom industries. It is a region where three dream-lands, like (the rest of) Kerala, Tulunadu and Coorg meet. The district has a coastline of around 29.3 kilometers and a very vast midland. It also consists of high mountain ranges like the Ranipuram-Kottencheri belt. The district is filled with rivers, hillocks, beaches, shrines and forts. Kasaragod District is unique for its Linguistic Culture is also known as SAPTHABHASHA SANGAMABHOOMI as seven major languages are spoken here.To its south lies Kannur District, to the South east is Kodagu district(Coorg) and to the north Dakshina Kannada district. All along its east it is walled by the Western Ghats while along the west the Laccadive Sea borders it.
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Population 1,307,375 (2011 census)
Transport The National Highway 66(formerly NH17) enters Kerala in Kunjathur of Kasargod district, through which major towns in the district like Uppala-Kasaragod-Kanhagad is connected to Mangalore. The highway form a backbone of the road network for the distri
Major cities Kanangad, Cheruvathur, Nileswar
Land mark: he landscape is dominated by the characteristic coconut palms accompanying rolling hills and streams flowing into the sea
Airport name: The nearest airport is Mangalore in Karnataka State about 65 km away.
Tel: 0091-824-2220400 Fax 91-824-2254175, 2252427 The nearest International Airport is Kozhikode (Calicut) 200 km away. Alternatively you can go to Kochi International Airport,
Railway station Ksargod Railway station : +91- 499-4230220
Bus station KSRTC : +91- 499-4 230677
Police Control Room 100, +(91)-4994-222960
DTPC/ KTDC Contact Number DTPC : Tel: +91 4994 256450,
KTDC: 98470 52603, 9447052603
Ambulance Care well Hospital Ambulance service : +(91)-4994-222324, 222325, 230180
Major Hospitals Fathima Hospital Ph: 091 - 4994- 230524
Malik Deenar Hospital Ph: 091 - 4994 -230112
Mallaya City Hospital Ph: 091 - 4994 -226818
Govt. THQ Hospital Ph: 091 - 4994 -230080
Crescent Hospital Ph: 091 - 4994 -272305
Mansoor Hospital Kanhangad, Ph: 091 - 467-2202070
Kamath Medical Centre Ph: 091 - 4994-230004
Janardhana Nursing Home Ph: 091 - 4994-234213
Prasanthi Nursing Home Ph: 091 - 4994-230148
Carewell Hospital Ph: 091 - 4994-230180
Uma Nursing Home Ph: 091 - 4994-230672
Mundol Nursing Home Ph: 091 - 467 - 2236345
Bakers Hospital Ph: 091 - 467 - 2236360
Blood Bank Community Health Centre (T.H.Q)-04994-225580
District Hospital Blood Bank, Kanhangad Kasaragod 0467-2204333
Airlines Office