When the Kannur district was formed there were 7 taluks namely Kasaragod, Hosdurg, Thaliparamba, Kannur, Thalassery, North Wayanad and South Wayanad. The taluk South Wayanad was included in the Kozhikode district and then later into the Wayanad district when it was formed. North Wayanad also became a part of Wayanad district. The taluks Kasaragod and Hosdurg were included in the Kasaragod district when it was formed.
The district head quarters of Kannur district is at Kannur and the administration of the district is headed by the District Collector. Kannur is divided into 3 taluks and 129 villages. The Kannur district has a single revenue division which is Thalasseri. The 3 administrative taluks in Kannur are Kannur, Thalassery and Thalipparamba. In Kannur there are 9 Blocks and 82 Panchayats. There are 6 Municipalities in Kannur namely Kannur, Koothuparamba, Mattannur, Payyannur, Thalassery and Thaliparamba. There are 3 Parliamentary Constituencies namely Vadakara, Kannur and Kasaragod and there are 10 Legislative Constituencies.
District Collector : P Balakiran
Email Id : [email protected]
Tel : 0497-2700243, 0497-2700242(Resi), 0497-2704243 (Fax)
|District Collector||P Balakiran|
|Municipalities||Kannur, Koothuparamba, Mattannur, Payyannur, Thalassery and Thaliparamba|
|Taluks (3)||Kannur, Thalassery and Thalipparamba|
|Kannur Taluk||Kannur I, Kannur II, Puzhathi, Pallikkunnu, Chirakkal, Baliapattam, Azhikode South, Azhikode North, Elayavoor, Valuyannur, Munderi, Kanhirode, Anjarakandi, Iriveri, Chelora, Chembilode, Kadambur, Mavilayi, Makreri, Muzhappilangad, Edakkad, Kunhimangalam, Cheruthazam, Panapuzha, Kadannappally, Madai, Ezhome, Mattool, Cherukunnu, Kannapuram, Kalliasseri, Pappinisseri, Kannadipparamba and Narath|
|Thalassery Taluk||Thalassery, Thiruvangad, Dharmadam, Eranholi, Kadirur, Eruvatty, Pinarayi, Pathiriyad, Kottayam, Chockli, Peringathir, Kodiyeri, Pazhassi, Kolari, Keezhallur, Chavasseri, Keezhur, Payam, Vilaman, Aralam, Ayyamkunnu, Koodali, Pattannur, Mangattidam, Paduvilayil, Kuthuparamba, Kandamkunnu, Manantheri, Kolayad, Kannavam, Cheruvancheri, Pattiam, Mokeri, Panniyannur, Puthur, Panoor, Triprangottur, Kolavallur, Tholambra, Sivapuram, Thillankeri, Muzhakunnu, Vellaravalli, Manathana, Vekkelam, Kanichar, Kerlakam and Kottiyoor|
|Thalipparamba Taluk||Arivellur, Vellur, Payyannur, Ramanthali, Korome, Kankole, Peralam, Peringome, Eramam, Kuttoor, Thimiri, Alakode, Naduvil, Vellad, Kooveri, Pariyaram, Kuttiyeri, Punniyoor, Pattuvam, Thaliparamba, Kurumathur, Chuzhali, Chengalayi, Andoor, Morazha, Alappadamba, Perinthatta, Vayakkara, Vellora, Kolacherry, Cheleri, Kayaralam, Mayyil, Kuttiyattoor, Maniyoor, Irikkoor, Padiyoor, Vayattar, Kalliad, Nuchiyad, Malappattam, Thirumeni and Puligome|
|Blocks (9)||Payyannur, Thaliparabu, Irikkur, Kannur, Edakkadu, Thalasseri, Koothuparambu, Peravoor, Iritti|
|Grama Panchayats||Cheruthazham, Madayi, Ezhome, Cherukunnu, Mattool, Kannapuram, Kalliassery, Narath, Cherupuzha, Peringome Vayakkara, Eramam- Kuttoor, Kankole- Alapadamba, Karivellur- Peralam, Kunhimangalam, Ramanthali, Udayagiri, Alakode, Naduvil, Chapparapadavu, Chengalayi, Kurumathoor, Pariyaram, Pattuvam, Kadannappalli- Panappuzha, Irikkur, Eruvessy, Malappattam, Payyavoor, Mayyil, Sreekantapuram, Padiyoor Kalliad, Ulikkal, Kuttiattoor, Chirakkal, Pallikkunnu, Puzhathi, Valapattanam, Azheekode, Pappinissery, Kolachery, Munderi, Elayavoor, Chelora, Edakkad, Chembilode, Kadambur, Peralassery, Muzhappilangad, Vengad, Dharmadam, Eranholi, Pinarayi, New Mahe, Ancharakandy, Thripangottoor, Chittariparamba, Pattiam, Kunnothuparamba, Mangattidam, Kottayam, Chokli, Kariyad, Peringalam, Panoor, Panniyannur, Mokeri, Kadirur, Aralam, Ayyankunnu, Keezhallur,Thillankeri, Koodali, Payam, Keezhur- Chavassery, Kanichar, Kelakam, Kottiyoor, Muzhakkunnu, Kolayad, Malur, Peravoor|