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Area: 2126 sq km.
Location: Located between North Latitude 11°47' & 15°58' and East Longitude 75°47' & 70°27', district of Wayanad is on the southern tip on the Deccan plateau.
Altitude: 700-2100 mts above mean sea level. 
Temperature: 13°c - 32°c
Main crops: Coffee, Pepper, Tea, Rubber, Cardamom, Vanilla.  to know more
Climate: Uniform pleasant climate throughout the year
Clothing: Light summer wear for most of the year. Between Dec & Feb, carry warm clothes.
Language: Malayalam is the local language. English and Hindi are widely spoken and understood. Kannada and Tamil are also understood towards border region. 
STD codes: Mananthavady :: ++91 (0)4935
                  Kalpetta & Other :: ++91 (0)4936

Taluks: 3 (Vythiri, Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery)
Municipality: 1 (Kalpetta)
Grama Panchayaths: 25 
Block Panchayaths: 3
District Head Quarters: Kalpetta
Assembly Constituencies: 3 (Kalpetta, Sulthan Bathery, North Wayanad)
Parliament Constituencies: 2 Kannur (North Wayanad) & Kozhikode (Kalpetta, S.Bathery)


East: Nilgiris, Mysore
North: Coorg, Kannur
South: Kozhikode, Malappuram
West: Kozhikode, Kannur.


Air: Nearest Airport: Kozhikode (Karipur)
Rail: Nearest Railway Station: Kozhikode [Rail distances from major cities to Kozhikode are- 
New Delhi:2851 Km; Mumbai: 1425 Km; Kolkata: 2331 Km; Ahmedabad: 1875 Km; Hyderabad: 1425 Km]
Road: Well connected by roads from Kozhikode (Ghat-72 Km from Kalpetta), Kannur (Ghat), Ooty (120 Km from Kalpetta) and Mysore (140 Km from Kalpetta). Please check the distance page.
Kovai (Coimbatore)-Palakkad-Kozhikode-Lakkidi-Kalpetta
Bangalore-Mysore-Sulthan Bathery-Kalpetta

  Distance from nearest Railway station
Kalpetta (Municipality) 72 Km from Kozhikode
Mananthavady 80 Km (from Thalassery, Kannur); 106 Km from Kozhikode
Sulthan Bathery 97 Km from Kozhikode


Foriegn Exchange
Banks namely State Bank of Travancore (SBT), State Bank of India (SBI), Federal Bank etc. deals with foreign currencies. ATM facility is available with SBT and Fedral bank in Kalpetta, Sulthan Bathery andMananthavady.
Also the branch of UAE exchange center can be found at Kalpetta.

Cellular/Mobile service
Providers like Tata indicom, Hutch, BSNL, Airtel, Idea, Reliance have coverage in Wayanad district.


1. Meppadi 2. Vythiri 3. Pozhuthana 4. Kottathara
5. Thariyode 6. Padinharathara 7. Vengappally 8. Muttil
9. Kaniyambetta 10. Ambalavayal 11. Noolpuzha 12. Sulthan Bathey
13. Meenangadi 14. Poothadi 15. Pulpally 16. Nenmeni
17. Mullankolli 18. Panamaram 19. Vellamunda 20. Edavaka
21. Mananthavady 22. Thirunelli 23. Thavinhal 24. Thondarnad

Telephone Exchange STD code
Kalpetta & Other 04936
Mananthavady 04935


Tourist Information Office    Click here for more phone numbers 
Place Phone
District Tourism Promotion Council, Kalpetta 202134
Tourist Information Center, Kalpetta 204441
Pookot 255207

Bus stations
Kalpetta-Garage 202611
Sulthan Bathery 220217
Mananthavady 240640, 240240










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