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Kozhikode

കോഴിക്കോട്

Calicut
Eik-name(s): 
Ceety o Spices, Ceety o Sculpturs, Ceety o Truith
Kozhikode is locatit in Kerala
Kozhikode
Kozhikode
Kozhikode Sea Shore
Kozhikode is locatit in Indie
Kozhikode
Kozhikode
Kozhikode (Indie)
Coordinates: 11°15′N 75°47′E / 11.25°N 75.78°E / 11.25; 75.78Coordinates: 11°15′N 75°47′E / 11.25°N 75.78°E / 11.25; 75.78
KintraIndie
StateKerala
DestrictKozhikode
Govrenment
 • MayorThottathil Raveendran[1]
 • CollectorU V Jose IAS[2]
 • Ceety Polis CommissionerShri Jayanth J IPS[3]
 • Member o PairlamentM. K. Raghavan
Aurie
 • Metropolis177 km2 (68 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Metropolis550,440
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
 • Metro2,030,519
 [6]
Leids
 • OffeecialMalayalam[7]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
673 0xx
Telephone code91 (0)495
ISO 3166 codeIN-KL
Vehicle registrationKL 11,KL 18,KL 56,
KL 57,
Sex ratio1.096  /[6]
Literacy96.8%[6]
Wabsteidwww.kozhikode.gov.in

Kozhikode ([koːɻikːoːɖ] ( listen)), an aa kent as Calicut, is a ceety in the state o Kerala in soothren Indie on the Malabar Coast. Kozhikode is the lairgest urban aurie in the state an 195t lairgest urban aurie in the warld.[9] The ceety lies aboot 275 km wast o Bangalore. The greater Calicut urban aurie in the Malabar coast is the pairt o the nint biggest urban aurie in the warld an the seicont biggest in Indie efter the greater Kolkata urban aurie, which constitute o the northren Kerala region or the Malabar coast.[10]

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  1. "thottathil-raveendran-new-calicut-mayor". Malayala manorama. Doha, Qatar. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  2. "District Collectors/ADMs/SPs". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
  3. "Officer name".
  4. http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/Kozhikode-Corporation-finalising-master-plan/article16215020.ece
  5. "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  7. https://books.google.ae/books?id=fPgADgAAQBAJ&pg=PT178&lpg=PT178&dq=kozhikode+official+language&source=bl&ots=SDk-5UlhHX&sig=UnUnYZYJZN2rspKL2Zevh-lbzOw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjK2fqS3e_SAhUFvhQKHc-gDI4Q6AEIUzAJ
  8. http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/C-01/DDW32C-01%20MDDS.XLS
  9. Demographia: World Urban Areas, 12th Annual Edition: 2016:04
  10. http://ghslsys.jrc.ec.europa.eu/documents/Atlas_2016.pdf