About Malappuram

Malappuram  is a city in the southern Indian state of Kerala, with a core urban population (in 2011) of 101,330 inhabitants spread over an area of 33.61 km. The first municipality in the district formed in 1970, Malappuram serves as the administrative headquarters of Malappuram district. Divided into 40 electoral wards, city has a density of population of 2,083 per km. As per the 2011 census Malappuram Urban Agglomeration is the fourth largest urban agglomeration in Kerala state with a total population of 1,698,645. Malappuram, in malayalam, means 'Place atop the hills'. Malappuram is situated 50 km southeast of Kozhikode, 90 km northwest of Palakkad. and 140 km northwest of Coimbatore