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Wayanad district

District in Kerala in India

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Wayanad district: District in Kerala in India
Wayanad is an Indian district in the north-east of Kerala state with administrative headquarters at the municipality of Kalpetta. It is set high on the Western Ghats with altitudes ranging from 700 to 2100 meters. The district was formed on 1 November 1980 as the 12th district in Kerala by carving out areas from Kozhikode and Kannur districts. About 885.92 sq.km of area of the district is under forest. Wayanad has three municipal towns—Kalpetta, Mananthavady and Sulthan Bathery. There are many indigenous tribals in this area.

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Schools being sanitized ahead of class 10th, 12th exams in Kerala's Wayanad [Video]

Schools being sanitized ahead of class 10th, 12th exams in Kerala's Wayanad

Schools are being sanitized in Kerala's Wayanad amid coronavirus pandemic. Disinfectants being sprayed ahead of class 10th and 12th examinations that will commence from May 26.

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:49Published

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