A Few Words About Palakkad
The Land of Palmyrahs & Paddy Fields
Palakkad is one of the fourteen revenue districts of Kerala and has no coastal line. The district opens the state to the rest of the country through the Palakkad Gap widening 32 to 40 Kms. Its geographical position, historical background, rural natural, educational status, tourist attractions and above all, the development activities that are carried out, are wide and varied. The district is one of the main granaries of Kerala and its economy is primarily agricultural. The district is also the land of Palmyrahs.
At present the palakkad district consists of 2 revenue divisions, 6 taluks and 157 revenue Villages. There are 7 Muncipalities, 13 block panchayats and 88 village panchayats in district. The District Police Office is situated in near by the collectorate. District headquarter is at Palakkad Town. read more