Category:Wayanad district

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English: Wayanad district (Malayalam: വയനാട്, Vayanāṭ), in the north-east of Kerala, India, was formed on November 1, 1980, as the 12th district by carving out areas from Kozhikode and Kannur districts, comprising the taluks Mananthavady, Sultan Bathery and Vythiri. Kalpetta is the district headquarters as well as the only municipal town in the district. The region was known as Mayakshetra (Maya's land) in the earliest records. The town of Wayanad was known as Bayalnad before the 12th-century throughout the eras of Kadambas, Hoysalas, Gangas and Wodeyars. This region was home to ancient Jain and Hindu communities. With the conquest of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan, Wayanad became a garrison and several temples were emptied out to store ammunition and weapons. After the British colonial rule extended to what is now Wayanad district, one town was renamed Sultan Bathery. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Wayanad. The sanctuary is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The Western Ghats, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster (6,000+ km²), including all of the sanctuary, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site.
<nowiki>Wayanad; વયનાડ જિલ્લો; Wayanad barrutia; Wayanad; Ваянад; Wayanad; بخش ویاناد; 瓦亞納德縣; ワイナード県; Wayanad; Districte de Wayanad; वायनाडमण्डलम्; वयनाडु जिला; వయనాడ్ జిల్లా; வயநாடு மாவட்டம்; distretto di Wayanad; বয়নাড় জেলা; Wayanad; वायनाड जिल्हा; Wayanad; वयनाट जिल्ला; وایاناڑ ضلع; Wayanad; Distrik Wayanad; Wayanad; വയനാട് ജില്ല; Wayanad; Wayanad; वायनाड जिला; ವಯನಾಡು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ; ᱣᱟᱭᱱᱟᱰ ᱦᱚᱱᱚᱛ; Wayanad district; واياناد; واياناد; Wayanad; distrito del estado de Kerala, India; কেরলের একটি জেলা; district de l'Inde; કેરળનો જિલ્લો; distretto indiano; കേരളത്തിലെ ഒരു ജില്ല; distrikt i Kerala i India; district van Kerala; Distrikt in Indien; भारत के केरल राज्य का एक जिला; ᱠᱮᱨᱚᱞ ᱨᱮᱱᱟᱜ ᱦᱚᱱᱚᱛ; distritu de la India; district of Kerala, India; بخش در کرالا، هندوستان; కేరళ లోని జిల్లా; ಕೇರಳ ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಒಂದು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ; ワヤナード県; Wayanad; വയനാട്; Wayanad district; Waynad; distritu de Wayanad; Wayanad (distritu); Wynaad; Waynad; Vayanad; Wainad; वयनाड जिला; वयानाड जिला; वायानद जिला; వైనాడ్; వయనాడు; Wayanad; Wynnad; وایاناڑ ضلع; Wynaad; Wynad; வயநாடு</nowiki>
Wayanad district 
district of Kerala, India
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LocationKerala, India
Capital
Inception
  • 1 November 1980
Population
  • 817,420 (2011)
Area
  • 2,132 km²
Elevation above sea level
  • 700 m
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Map11° 36′ 18″ N, 76° 04′ 58.8″ E
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Wikidata Q1364427
VIAF ID: 157224065
Library of Congress authority ID: n89119448
BabelNet ID: 03138002n
National Library of Israel J9U ID: 987007567570505171
OpenStreetMap relation ID: 2018203
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