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Meenangadi
Meenangadi
(Malayalam: മീനങ്ങാടി) is an old town situated on the highway NH 766 between Kalpetta
Kalpetta
and Sulthan Bathery
Sulthan Bathery
in Wayanad
Wayanad
District,[5] in Kerala, India. This place is one among the Provinces where the existence of Dolmens
Dolmens
provide an historical evidence of earlier civilisation.[6][7]Coffee bean, Black pepper, Ginger, Rice
Rice
and Areca
Areca
are the main crops of this area.[8] Meenangadi is famous for its Fish Market,Cattle Market.[9]The nearest railway station is at Kozhikode
Kozhikode
at 87Km and airport is Kannur International Airport[10] with 94km[11] from Meenangadi. Meenangadi
Meenangadi
is surrounded by, Ambalavayal
Ambalavayal
Panchayat, Kalpetta
Kalpetta
Taluk towards west, Gudalur Taluk towards East, Mananthavady
Mananthavady
Taluk towards west.[12][13] Kalpetta, Gudalur, Gundlupet, Mavoor
Mavoor
are the nearby Cities to Meenangadi. Meenangadi
Meenangadi
has an upcoming project(Kerala's first carbon neutrality project) to be India's first carbon-neutral Panchayat.[14][15][16][17][18] Meenangadi
Meenangadi
has a population of 33450 According to 2011 Census with two Villages Purakkadi and (Part)Krishnagiri.[19] [20]

Contents

1 Educational Institutes in Meenangadi 2 Places of worship 3 Climate 4 Gallery 5 References

Educational Institutes in Meenangadi[edit]

Government Polytechnic, Mananthavady
Mananthavady
Road Government Higher Secondary School Meenangadi[21] 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[22] St. Peter's & St. Paul's English Higher Secondary School Sree Vivekananda Vidya Mandir[23] Anns English Medium School[24]

Places of worship[edit]

St. Peter's & St. Paul's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral[25] Tomb of Late Lamented H.G Samuel Mor Philaxinos
Samuel Mor Philaxinos
Metropolitan, Jacobite Cathedral Church Meenangadi
Meenangadi
Juma Mazjid[26] Purakkadi Paradevatha Temple, Wayanad[27][28][29] E.A.E St. Mary's Jacobite Syrian Soonoro Church-Pilgrim Centre(Estd.1958) Sree Matsya
Matsya
Avathara Mahavishnu Temple,[30] well known for worshiping Mahavishnu in the form of Matsya
Matsya
Avathara. St Thomas Evangelical Church, Chendakkuni, Meenangadi[31] Bishop's Palace - Malabar Diocese of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church[32] 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[edit]

Climate data for Meenangadi, Kerala

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Average high °C (°F) 27.2 (81) 29 (84) 30.7 (87.3) 30.6 (87.1) 29.6 (85.3) 26.1 (79) 24.7 (76.5) 25.3 (77.5) 26.2 (79.2) 26.8 (80.2) 26.5 (79.7) 26.5 (79.7) 27.43 (81.38)

Average low °C (°F) 16.6 (61.9) 17.8 (64) 19.5 (67.1) 20.7 (69.3) 20.8 (69.4) 19.8 (67.6) 19.4 (66.9) 19.4 (66.9) 19.2 (66.6) 19.4 (66.9) 18.5 (65.3) 16.9 (62.4) 19 (66.19)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 4 (0.16) 9 (0.35) 17 (0.67) 95 (3.74) 185 (7.28) 513 (20.2) 1,011 (39.8) 543 (21.38) 235 (9.25) 226 (8.9) 84 (3.31) 22 (0.87) 2,944 (115.91)

Source: Climate-Data.org[33]

Gallery[edit]

Hill View from Meenangadi
Meenangadi
Town

One Of The First Concrete Building with Concrete Terrace of Wayanad,1962

Malsyavathara Mahavishnu Temple, Meenangadi

Thira at Meenangadi

References[edit]

^ Benhur, Abraham (2012). Megalithic Monuments of South India. pathofdolmens.  ^ Menon, T. Madhava; Linguistics, International School of Dravidian (2000). A handbook of Kerala. International School of Dravidian Linguistics. ISBN 9788185692272.  ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/3203_PART_A_WAYANAD.pdf ^ http://thanal.co.in/uploads/resource/document/concept-note-carbon-neutral-meenangaadi-grama-panchayat-37116138.pdf ^ http://wayanad.nic.in ^ "THE PATH OF THE DOLMENS". pathofdolmens.org.  ^ Manoj, E. m; Manoj, E. m (30 December 2012). "Megalithic rock-cut tomb found in Wayanad". The Hindu.  ^ http://wayanad.nic.in/agri.htm ^ Department, Kerala
Kerala
(India) Animal Husbandry (1974). Report on Quinquennial Livestock Census, 1966: 1966:1. Department of Animal Husbandry, Livestock Census.  ^ "Home". www.kannurairport.in.  ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps.  ^ . Meenangadi
Meenangadi
have high connectivity of roads towards Calicut, Mysore and Bangalore. Nearest tourist centers are edakkal caves( ~ 8km) and karapuzha dam (~6Km).http://www.keralatourism.org/routes-locations/meenangadi/id/10029 ^ http://www.keralatourism.org/routes-locations/meenangadi/id/10029 ^ Manoj, E. m; Manoj, E. m (26 March 2017). " Meenangadi
Meenangadi
has a green dream: carbon neutrality". The Hindu.  ^ Ameerudheen, TA. " Meenangadi
Meenangadi
in Kerala
Kerala
is well on its way to being India's first carbon-neutral panchayat".  ^ http://thanal.co.in/uploads/resource/document/concept-note-carbon-neutral-meenangaadi-grama-panchayat-37116138.pdf ^ "Kerala's first carbon neutrality project launched in Wayanad
Wayanad
- Times of India".  ^ "How a Small Village in Kerala
Kerala
Achieved What the World Is Struggling With - Becoming Carbon Neutral!". 5 June 2017.  ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/3203_PART_A_WAYANAD.pdf ^ Reporter, Staff; Reporter, Staff (4 September 2013). "Meenangadi panchayat plans project for tribals". The Hindu.  ^ http://wayanad.nic.in/hss.htm ^ "Model College, Meenagadi". www.ihrd.ac.in.  ^ http://vivekanandavidyamandiram.com ^ http://www.annsenglishmediumschool.com ^ List of cathedrals in India ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps.  ^ " Wayanad District
Wayanad District
Siva Temples - Kerala
Kerala
- Talukwise listing of Mahadevar Ambalam". Shaivam.  ^ "Purakkadi Devi Temple Wayanad". purakkadidevi.blogspot.in.  ^ https://www.ishtadevata.com/temple/sree-purakkadi-poomala-paradevatha-temple-meenangadi-wayanad/ ^ http://www.sreematsyavatharamahavishnutemple.com Archived 2015-05-25 at the Wayback Machine. ^ "St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India
India
(STECI) is an Episcopal Church". St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India.  ^ http://www.malabardiocese.org ^ "CLIMATE: MEENANGADI", Climate-Data.org. Web: [1].

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Wayanad

History of Wayanad

British rule in India North Malabar Malabar Coast Western Ganga dynasty Mysorean invasion of Kerala Political Divisions of Wayanad

Cities

Kalpetta Meenangadi Mananthavady Pulpally Sultan Bathery Padinjarathara Panamaram Ambalavayal Meppadi Vythiri Nadavayal Kayakkunn

Transport

Road

National Highway 766 State Highway 29 (Kerala) Hill Highway (Kerala) State Highway 54 (Kerala)

Education in Wayanad

University & Collages

Kerala
Kerala
Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Government Engineering College, Mananthavady Mary Matha Arts & Science College CM College of Arts and Science Nadavayal Pazhassi Raja
Pazhassi Raja
College, Pulpally, Bathery

Schools

Meenangadi
Meenangadi
Government Higher Secondary School WMO English Academy, Karunyapuram

Visitor attractions

Edakkal Caves Pookode Banasura Sagar Dam Meenmutty Falls, Wayanad Karalad Lake Soochipara Falls Chembra Peak Kurumbalakotta Wayanad
Wayanad
Wildlife Sanctuary Kuruvadweep Wayanad
Wayanad
Heritage Museum

Places of worship

Thirunelli Temple Valliyoorkkavu Pallikkunnu Church St. Mary's Church, Meenangadi

Other topics

Kadamba dynasty Pazhassi Ra

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