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is a census town
In India, a census town is one which has:# A minimum population of 5,000# At least 75% of male working population engaged in non-agricultural pursuits# A density of population of at least 400 persons per km2.In Ireland, a census town is;...
within the Thalassery Taluk of Kannur District
Kannur District is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala, India. The town of Kannur is the district headquarters, and gives the district its name. The old name Cannanore is the anglicised form of the Malayalam name Kannur. Kannur District is bounded by Kasaragod District to the north and...
in the State of Kerala
or Keralam is an Indian state located on the Malabar coast of south-west India. It was created on 1 November 1956 by the States Reorganisation Act by combining various Malayalam speaking regions....
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. Kadirur is located about 8 km (5 Miles) from the Thalassery
Thalassery , also known as Tellicherry, is a city on the Malabar Coast of Kerala, India. This is the second largest city of North Malabar in terms of population. The name Tellicherry is the anglicized form of Thalassery. Thalassery municipality has a population just less than 100,000. Established...
Township on the Tellicherry-Mysore road.
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, Kadirur had a population of 29,739. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Kadirur has an average literacy rate of 96%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 97%, and female literacy is 95%. In Kadirur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Sree sooryanarayana temple and tharuvanatheru sree mahaganapathi temple are major temples in kadirur.
kadirur means 'the village of sun'.
Schools in Kadirur
1. Govt.VHSS Kadirur
2.TTUP school Kadirur