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Districts of Kerala – Kozhikode

  • Year of formation: 1957, January 1

 

  • Main River: Chaliyar

 

  • Kozhikode was the seat of the Zamorins of Calicut (Nediyiruppu Swaroopam).

 

  • Kozhikode leads in the production of coconut.

 

  • Vaikom Muhammad Basheer is known as Beypore Sultan.

 

  • Kappad, where Vasco da Gama landed in 1498, Kallai, the centre of wood industry, Mavoor Rayons, hydro-electric projects like Kuttiyadi and Kakkayam, are in Kozhikode district.

 

  • The oldest city in Kerala is Kozhikkode.

 

  • The northernmost corporation in Kerala Kozhikode.

 

  • Farok is famous for tile industries.

 

  • Thusharagiri waterfalls and Wayanad pass are in Kozhikode

 

  • Kozhikode is the first cola free district in Kerala.

 

  • The first Khadi village in Kerala is Balussery.

 

  • The first ISO certified police station in Kerala – Kozhikode Town Police Station.

 

  • The first women police station in India – Kozhikode

 

  • The first WiFi University is Calicut University.

 

  • The first water museum in Kerala is set up in Kozhikode

 

  • First plastic waste free district in India Kozhikode.

 

  • The first sports Medicine Institute in Kerala – Kozhikode

 

  • Kuttyadi is the first Hydro Electric Project in Malabar region.

 

  • Famous annual assembly of scholars named “Revathi Pattathanam” was held in Tali Mahadeva Temple.

 

  • India’s – warship Building Research Centre – NIRDESH is in Chaliyam.

 

  • Kozhikode is the first tobacco-free city in Kerala

 

  • The Malabar wildlife sanctuary is in Kozhikode.

 

  • Wayanad Churam is situated in Kozhikode

 

  • Bepur is known as Sultan city

 

  • Wayanad churam is completely in Kozhikode district.

 

  • Nallalam diesel power project is in Kozhikode district.

 

  • Marad, Kappad and Beypore are the beaches in Kozhikode district.

 

  • Pazhassi Raja museum is at East hill in Kozhikode.

 

  • Birthplace of Thacholi Othenan, Thacholi Manikothu Tharavadu is in Vadakara.