Category:Palakkad district

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English: Palakkad (Malayalam:പാലക്കാട് ജില്ല), Tamil:பாலக்காடு மாவட்டம்) or Palghat is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state in South India. The city of Palakkad is the district headquarters. Palakkad is bordered on the northwest by the Malappuram district, on the southwest by the Thrissur district and on the east by Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. The district is nicknamed "the granary of Kerala". In earlier times Palakkad was also known as Palakkattussery. Some etymologists trace the word "Palakkad" from the word Palai nilam, which means "dry lands". The commonly held belief, however, is that the name is a fusion of two Malayalam words, Pala, a tree (Alstonia scholaris) that is found abundantly in Palakkad, and Kadu, which means "forest".
Palakkad; પલક્કડ જિલ્લો; Palakkad barrutia; پالاکڑ ضِلہٕ; Palakkad; Палаккад; Palakkad; بخش پالاکاد; 伯拉卡德縣; パラッカド県; Palakkad district; Districte de Palakkad; पलक्कडमण्डलम्; पालक्काड जिला; పాలక్కాడు; பாலக்காடு மாவட்டம்; पलक्कड़ जिला; পালঘাট জেলা; Palakkad; पलक्कड जिल्हा; Palakkad; पालक्काट जिल्ला; Distrik Palakkad; Palakkad; Palakkad; Palakkad; പാലക്കാട് ജില്ല; پالاکڑ ضلع; Palakkad district; ᱯᱟᱞᱟᱠᱠᱟᱲ ᱦᱚᱱᱚᱛ; Palakkad district; ضاحية بلكاد; بلكاد; distretto di Palakkad; distrito del estado de Kerala, India; কেরলের একটি জেলা; district de l'Inde; distrikt i India; district in India; केरल का जिला; भारताव्या केरळ राज्यातील एक जिल्हा.; Distrikt in Indien; distretto indiano; district in Kerala, India; കേരളത്തിലെ ഏറ്റവും വലിയ ജില്ല; కేరళ లోని జిల్లా; distritu de la India; পালাক্কাড় জেলা; पलक्कड जिला; पलक्कड; पालाक्काड जिला; पालक्काड़ जिला; Palghat; منطقة بلاكاد; Palghat district; പാലക്കാട്; Palakkad district; distritu de Palakkad; Palakkad (distritu)
Palakkad district 
district in Kerala, India
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LocationKerala, India
Capital
Inception
  • 1957
Population
  • 2,809,934 (2011)
Area
  • 4,480 km²
Replaces
  • Malabar District
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10° 46′ 30″ N, 76° 39′ 03.6″ E
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Wikidata Q1535742
VIAF ID: 241191659
GND ID: 5095201-8
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