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Zone: South

Telephone Access Code: +91 4994

The northernmost district of Kerala, Kasaragod is renowned for its hills, forts and water bodies. The coir and handloom industry here are extremely famous around the world. The place is also popular for its ancient temples and rich biodiversity. It is an important border district as well that regulates trade with a lot of neighbouring States. Legends regarding the district greet you at every turn on a visit here. A trip here is incomplete without visiting Bekal Fort, the most majestic and well maintained fort in South India.

Tourist information offices

  • Bekal Resorts Development Corporation Ltd. Ph: +91 467 2236580, Email: Website:
  • DTPC Ph: 256450, Website:
  • Govt. Guest House Ph: 230876 Fax: 230060
  • PWD Rest House Ph: 230606

Getting there

By road: An excellent network of roads connects Kasaragod to major towns in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Kasaragod KSRTC Bus Station, Ph: 4225677

By rail: Kasaragod Railway Station situated on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route. Ph: 220800, Enquiry: Ph: 230200

By air: Mangalore (69 km),  Calicut International Airport, Kozhikode (200 km)

Geographical Information

Altitude: Sea level

Area: 1961 sq. km

Population: 1,204,078 (2011 census)

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