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About Tirurangadi

Tirurangadi is a developed town located in Malappuram District in Kerala State. Tirurangadi is a significant place in the history of this region and is also known for its role in the freedom struggle of India. Tirurangadi is located in west of district headquarters Malappuram at a distance of 25 KM. Tirurangadi is located about 30 KM southward from Calicut. The location of Tirurangadi is at 11.05 0N Latitude and 75.93 0E Longitude. 

About Tirurangadi

Health in Tirurangadi

The nearby places of Tirurangadi are Tanur, Vengara, Vallikunnu and Kondott. Tirurangadi town offers all types of basic facilities to its residences. Healthcare facilities of Tirurangadi are well-developed and the town has healthcare centers, hospitals and nursing homes. Major Hospitals and nursing homes of this town are M.K. Haji Memorial Hospital, Karuna Cancer Hospital, Tirurangadi Taluk Hospital, Pathur Nursing Home, Imran’s Eye Hospital, Laila’s Hospital, Tirurangadi Nursing Home, Moonniyoor Nursing Home and Dr. Ahmed Koya Hospital.

Economy of Tirurangadi

The town has got branches of almost all major banking institutions such as HDFC Bank, Federal Bank, State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Canara Bank, Kerala Gramin Bank, State Bank of Travancore, South India Bank, Catholic Syrian Bank, and other cooperative banks. The languages spoken in Tirurangadi are Malayalam and English.

Connectivity of Tirurangadi

National Highway No. 17 passes through Tirurangadi so it can be easily reachable from any other cities and towns of Kerala. Tirurangadi has got two bus stations, one is located at Kakkad and the other one is located at Chemmad. The nearest railway station to Tirurangadi is Parappanangadi. The nearest international airport to Tirurangadi is at Calicut which is located at a distance of 21 KM. Tirurangadi is the assembly constituency that belongs to Ponnani Parliamentary Constituency.

Tourist Places in Tirurangadi

Tirurangadi houses some historical monuments and religious shrines. The famous shrines of this town are Tirurangadi Big Mosque which is famous for its association with the Khilafat Movement of 1921 AD. Another popular religious shrine of Tirurangadi is Mamburam Mosque. This mosque is the last resting place of Sayyid Alavi Mouladaveel Sayyid Alavi Thangal who was a prominent freedom fighter of India and an Islamic Scholar.

Tourist Places around Tirurangadi

There are many tourist spots around Tirurangadi and you will get to know about some of these places below.

Padinharekara Beach

Padinharekara Beach

Located very close to Ponnani at the extreme end of Tipu Sultan Road, the beach offers captivating view of convergence of Turur Puzha River, Bharathapuzha River and the Arabian Sea.


Located in Melmuri Village on the National Highway No. 17, This place has the famous Bhagavathi Temple which is believed to have been established by Sankaracharya.


Located on the Chennai-Calicut Trunk Road about 1.5 KM away from Perinthalmanna, this place is famous for its temples Tali and Thirumandhamkunnu.


This is a very old temple that is situated on the shores of Bharathapuzha and has got Lord Shiva as the main deity. The temple used to be the main venue of Mamankam Ritual where showcasing of traditional martial arts of Kerala was done.

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

This bird sanctuary is located about 19 KM away from Kozhikode and is spread over many islands. The sanctuary is home to 100 species of residential birds and 60 species of migratory birds.


This is another very old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. According to legends, Sage Parasurama had installed the idol of Lord Shiva at this temple.

Valiya Jama Masjid Malappuram

Considered as an important pilgrimage Center, this mosque has the mausoleums of martyrs of Mappila Movement of 1921. Every year, a four-day annual festival is organized here in the month of April.

Biyyam Kayal

This place is fringed with trees and is an important place for entertainment. Many types of water sports can be enjoyed here.

One Day Trip from Tirurangadi

Many popular tourist destinations of Kerala are located very close to Tirurangadi and you can enjoy a one day trip to these places. Read below to know about some of these places that you can cover in a day from Tirurangadi.

Kozhikode Beach

Tirurangadi to Kozhikode

The distance between Kozhikode and Tirurangadi is about 40 KM and time taken to cover this distance by road is 1 hour. Kozhikode is associated with Portuguese Traveler Vasco da Gama. The famous places of Kozhikode are Tali Temple, Kozhikode Beach, Beypore Beach, Kappad Beach, Lion’s Park, Thusharagiri Falls, Pazhassiraja Museum, Peruvannamuzhi Dam, Krishna Menon Museum, Ettamanoor Shiva Temple, and Kalipoyika.

Tirurangadi to Palakkad

The road distance between Tirurangadi and Palakkad is only 98 KM and the time taken to cover this distance is about 3 hours through Palakkad – Cherpulassery Road. Located at the foothills of Western Ghats, Palakkad is famous for its forests, dams, waterfalls, exotic wildlife and numerous historical monuments. The famous places in Palakkad are Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Attappady Hills, Pothundi Dam, Malampuzha Dam, Mangalam Dam and others.

Weekend Destinations from Tirurangadi

On a weekend or during a vacation, you can plan for a 2 – 3 days trip to some places located around Tirurangadi. Places like Ooty, Coimbatore, Trissur etc can be visited from Tirurangadi durin a weekend.

Thirurangadi to Ernakulam

The road distance between Tirurangadi and Ernakulam is about 143 KM and the time taken to cover the distance is about 4 hours. One of the twin cities out of Ernakulam and Kochi, Ernakulam is always a preferred place for the tourists. Major places of attractions in Ernakulam are Cherai Beach, Broadway, Bhoothathankettu, Chottanikkara Temple, Indo-Portuguese Museum, Hill Palace Museum, Clock Tower and Dutch Cemetery.

Thirurangadi to Thrissur

Tirurangadi to Thrissur

The road distance between Tirurangadi to Thrissur is about 87 KM and it could be covered within 2 – 3hours taking the Thrissur – Kuttippuram Road and National Highway No. 17. The important tourist places of Thrissur are Kerala Sahithya Academy, Town Hall, Vadakkumnathan Temple, The Sakthan Thampuran Palace, Thrissur Zoo, Thrissur Archaeological and Art Museum, and Vilangan Hills.

Thirurangadi to Ooty

Ooty is a hill station located in Tamil Nadu. People from all over the world come to Ooty to enjoy its scintillating natural beauty. The total distance from Tirurangadi to Ooty is about 185 KM and the time taken to reach Ooty through State highway 28 and National Highway 67 is about 4 – 5 hours. The famous tourist spots of Ooty are Botanical Garden, Ooty Lake, Rose Garden, Dottabetta Peak, Pykara Lake, Emerald Lake, Kalhatty Waterfalls and others.

Fact File of Tirurangadi

Town: Tirurangadi
District: Malappuram
State: Kerala
Latitude: 11.05 0N
Longitude: 75.93 0E
Official Languages: Malayalam, English

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