Meenangadi (Malayalam: മീനങ്ങാടി) is an old town
situated on the highway NH 766 between
Sulthan Bathery in
Wayanad District, in Kerala, India. This place is one among the
Provinces where the existence of
Dolmens provide an historical
evidence of earlier civilisation.Coffee bean, Black pepper,
Areca are the main crops of this area. Meenangadi
is famous for its Fish Market,Cattle Market.The nearest railway
station is at
Kozhikode at 87Km and airport is Kannur International
Airport with 94km from Meenangadi.
Meenangadi is surrounded
Kalpetta Taluk towards west, Gudalur Taluk
Mananthavady Taluk towards west. Kalpetta,
Mavoor are the nearby Cities to Meenangadi.
Meenangadi has an upcoming project(Kerala's first carbon neutrality
project) to be India's first carbon-neutral
Meenangadi has a population of 33450
According to 2011 Census with two Villages Purakkadi and
1 Educational Institutes in Meenangadi
2 Places of worship
Educational Institutes in Meenangadi
Government Higher Secondary School Meenangadi
Government Commercial Institute, Meenangadi
St. Gregorios Teachers' Training College, JECS Campus, Christ Nagar
(offering B.Ed, M.Ed & PhD)
St. Mary's College, JECS Campus, Christ Nagar (offering BA, B.Com
& BBA courses of Calicut University)
St. Baselios Arts & Science College, JECS Campus, Christ Nagar
IHRD Model College of Applied Sciences, Meenangadi
St. Peter's & St. Paul's English Higher Secondary School
Sree Vivekananda Vidya Mandir
Anns English Medium School
Places of worship
St. Peter's & St. Paul's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral
Tomb of Late Lamented H.G
Samuel Mor Philaxinos
Samuel Mor Philaxinos Metropolitan, Jacobite
Meenangadi Juma Mazjid
Purakkadi Paradevatha Temple, Wayanad
E.A.E St. Mary's Jacobite Syrian Soonoro Church-Pilgrim
Matsya Avathara Mahavishnu Temple, well known for worshiping
Mahavishnu in the form of
St Thomas Evangelical Church, Chendakkuni, Meenangadi
Bishop's Palace - Malabar Diocese of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox
St. Peter's Orthodox Valiya Pally (est.1943)
St. Assisi Catholic Church, Christ Nagar, Meenangadi
Church of God, 54, Meenangadi
Assemblies of God church, 54, Meenangadi
Climate data for Meenangadi, Kerala
Average high °C (°F)
Average low °C (°F)
Average precipitation mm (inches)
Hill View from
One Of The First Concrete Building with Concrete Terrace of
Malsyavathara Mahavishnu Temple, Meenangadi
Thira at Meenangadi
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Meenangadi have high connectivity of roads towards Calicut, Mysore
and Bangalore. Nearest tourist centers are edakkal caves( ~ 8km) and
^ Manoj, E. m; Manoj, E. m (26 March 2017). "
Meenangadi has a green
dream: carbon neutrality". The Hindu.
^ Ameerudheen, TA. "
Kerala is well on its way to being
India's first carbon-neutral panchayat".
^ "Kerala's first carbon neutrality project launched in
Times of India".
^ "How a Small Village in
Kerala Achieved What the World Is Struggling
With - Becoming Carbon Neutral!". 5 June 2017.
^ Reporter, Staff; Reporter, Staff (4 September 2013). "Meenangadi
panchayat plans project for tribals". The Hindu.
^ "Model College, Meenagadi". www.ihrd.ac.in.
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Wayanad District Siva Temples -
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^ http://www.sreematsyavatharamahavishnutemple.com Archived 2015-05-25
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^ "St. Thomas Evangelical Church of
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Church". St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India.
^ "CLIMATE: MEENANGADI", Climate-Data.org. Web: .
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History of Wayanad
British rule in India
Western Ganga dynasty
Mysorean invasion of Kerala
Political Divisions of Wayanad
National Highway 766
State Highway 29 (Kerala)
Hill Highway (Kerala)
State Highway 54 (Kerala)
Education in Wayanad
University & Collages
Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Government Engineering College, Mananthavady
Mary Matha Arts & Science College
CM College of Arts and Science Nadavayal
Pazhassi Raja College, Pulpally, Bathery
Meenangadi Government Higher Secondary School
WMO English Academy, Karunyapuram
Banasura Sagar Dam
Meenmutty Falls, Wayanad
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad Heritage Museum
Places of worship
St. Mary's Church, Meenangadi