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WAYANAD- INTRODUCTION

Wayand is a hilly  and backward district of Kerala. It lies  in the southern tip of Decan plateau. It is one of the  beautiful  hill stations of the state. The  district has got unique physical and geographical characteristics with splendid flora and fauna, which comes under the world famous Nilgiri Hot Spot Biosphere. Wayanad is well known for its perennial streams, spice plantations, forests, tourism, culture and tradition. Tribes, peasants  and plantation workers forms the major chunk of the population.

FACT FILE

Area 2132 Sq. Km
Date of District Formation 1st November, 1980
Population 780619
Males 391273
Females 389346
Density of Population 369 People/ Sq. Km
No. of Taluks 3 ( Vythiri, Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery)
No.Block Panchayaths 4 (Kalpetta, Panamaram, Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery)
No. of Villages 49
No. of Panchayaths 25
No. of Municipalities
No. of LA Constituencies 3 ( Kalpetta, Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery)
No. Lok Sabha Constituencies 1 (Wayanad)
Water Bodies Area in Hectares 936 Ha.
Forest Area in Hectares 78787 Ha.
Police Circles 6
Police Stations 15

 

 

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