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Kozhikode
കോഴിക്കോട്
Calicut
Metropolis
Nickname(s): Ceety o Spices, Ceety o Sculpturs, Ceety o Truith
Kozhikode is located in Kerala
Kozhikode
Kozhikode
Kozhikode is located in India
Kozhikode
Kozhikode
Kozhikode Sea Shore
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
Kintra  Indie
State Kerala
Destrict Kozhikode
Govrenment
 • Mayor Thottathil Raveendran[1]
 • Collector U V Jose IAS[2]
 • Ceety Polis Commissioner Shri Jayanth J IPS[3]
 • Member o Pairlament M. K. Raghavan
Aurie[4]
 • Metropolis 177 km2 (68 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Metropolis 550,440
 • Density 3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
 • Metro[5] 2,030,519
  [6]
Leids
 • Offeecial Malayalam[7]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 673 0xx
Telephone code 91 (0)495
ISO 3166 code IN-KL
Vehicle registration KL 11,KL 18,KL 56,
KL 57,
Sex ratio 1.096  /[6]
Literacy 96.8%[6]
Wabsteid www.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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