Karadka

Summary

Karadka is a village, block panchayat and grama panchayat in Kasaragod district in the state of Kerala, India.[2][3]

Karadka
Village
Kundar Mosque, Karadukka
Kundar Mosque, Karadukka
Karadka is located in Kerala
Karadka
Karadka
Location in Kerala, India
Karadka is located in India
Karadka
Karadka
Karadka (India)
Coordinates: 12°32′0″N 75°8′0″E / 12.53333°N 75.13333°E / 12.53333; 75.13333Coordinates: 12°32′0″N 75°8′0″E / 12.53333°N 75.13333°E / 12.53333; 75.13333
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictKasaragod
Government
 • TypePanchayati Raj (India)
 • BodyBlock Panchayat/Grama Panchayat
Area
 • Total18.59 km2 (7.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,613
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English [1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
671542
Telephone code0494
Vehicle registrationKL-14
Nearest cityKasaragod
Literacy89 %

DemographicsEdit

As of the 2011 census, Karadka village had a population of 9,613 with 4,693 males and 4,920 females. Karadka village has an area of 18.59 km2 (7.18 sq mi) with 2,158 families residing in it. The average female sex was 1,048 lower than state average of 1,084. The population of children below 6 years was 9.67%. Karadka had an average literacy of 89.65% higher than the national average of 74% and lower than state average of 94.00%: male literacy was 94.3% and female literacy at 85.2%.

Karadka Grama Panchayat had a total population of 21,211 among which 10,535 are males and 10,676 are females. Total number of households in the panchayat limits was 4,265. 10.94% of the population was under 6 years of age in Karadka Panchayat. Karadka Grama Panchayat has administration over the villages of Karadka and Adhur.[4]

AdministrationEdit

Karadka Grama Panchayat is part of Karadka Block Panchayat. Karadka Panchayat is politically a part of Kasaragod (State Assembly constituency) in Kasaragod (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

TransportationEdit

The western main road to Kasaragod have access to NH.66 which connects to Mangalore in the north and Calicut in the south. The road to the east connects to Sullia in Karnataka from where Mysore and Bangalore can be accessed. The nearest railway station is Kasaragod on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There is an airport at Mangalore.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Kerala Official Language (Legislation) Act, 1969" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Panchayats | Website of Kasargod | India".
  4. ^ District Census Handbook, Kasaragod (PDF). Directorate of Census Operations, Kerala. pp. 80, 81, 150. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2008.