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Native ameKanhangad
TypeMunicipality and town
Total Population65499 (2001)
Official languagesMalayalam
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
VehicleKL-14,KL 60

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Kanhangad ( ) is a town and a municipality in Kasaragod district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is 28 km from the district headquarters of Kasaragod. Bekal Fort is a 300-year old fort, one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala and lies 10 km north of Kanhangad. The fort is believed to have been built by Ikkeri Shivappa Nayaka. A Hanuman temple is located at the entrance of the fort. The construction resembles the Portuguese fort at Kannur St.Angelo's Fort.

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