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Kasaragod District With Talukas: Kasaragod District is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala, India. Kasaragod became part of Kannur district following the reorganization of states and formation of Kerala on November 1, 1956. Kasaragod was declared as a district on 24 May 1984. To its south lies Kannur District, to the Southeast 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. Kasaragod covers an area of around 1992 km 2 and has four taluks, namely, Kasaragod and Hosdurg (Kanhangad), Vellarikundu and Manjeshwaram Taluk. Kasaragod was known to the Arabs by the name Harkwillia. Many Arab travelers who visited Kerala between the 9th and the 14th centuries visited Kasaragod, which was an important trade center then. Before the formation of Kerala, Kasaragod was a part of erstwhile South Canara district of Madras Presidency. Kasaragod became part of Kannur district following the reorganization of states and formation of Kerala on November 1, 1956. Kasaragod was declared as a district on 24 May 1984.


Kasaragod District

Kasaragod District



The district is the northernmost district of the State of Kerala. Kasaragod is located at 12.5°N 75.0°E. It has an average elevation of 19 meters (62 feet). According to the 2011 census, Kasaragod district has a population of 1,307,375.Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 8.18%. Kasaragod has a sex ratio of 1079 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 89.85%. Kasaragod district is one of the worst HIV-infected areas in Kerala. 970 HIV cases were registered in Kasaragod district.  the district is one of the rare districts in India which houses as many as 7 different languages. The Malayalam spoken here has influences from Kannada and Tulu.

Talukas in Kasaragod District


Kasaragod Hosdurg



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