About District

Mahe (Mayyazhi) is a land titled as the Eye brow of Arabian Sea, which is very small and situated on the estuary of the Mayyazhi river and Arabian Sea. The district satiates an intelligent tourist, Indian, as well as foreign. Mahe is a place with fantastic blend of Myth and Mystery. its every nook and corner has its own wonderful stories, which keeps your eyes wild with awe and excitement.Mahe is a tiny point in the Geographical map of Kerala, the million earner for the distant Pondicherry Government, 630 kms away from Puducherry. In this former small French Town which covers an area of 9 Sq. kms , over 36,000 inhabitants live in peace. This petit French Town is situated on the West Coast of the Indian Peninsula between 11 Degrees 42′ and 11 Degrees 43′ Northern Latitude, and between 75 Degrees 31′ and 75 Degrees 33′ Eastern Longitude, just between Badagara and Thalassery, 58 kilometers from Kozhikode, 24 kilometers from Kannur in Kerala State and is a busy trade centre.

District Mahe – Overview

Particulars Remark
Area 9 Sq. Km.
Geographical Area 868.76 Hectare
Latitude 110 42′ To 110 43′ Northern
Longitude 750 31′ To 750 33′ Eastern
Temprature 190 to 360
Average Rainfall 3000 mm
Rainy Season June to August (South-West mansoon)
September (North-East mansoon)
Tehsils and Villages
Tehsils 1 (Mahe)
Blocks 1 (Mahe)
Villages 5 (More info…)
Provisional Population (As per Census 2011)
Male Population 19,269
Female population 22,665
Total population 41,934
Sex Ratio 1176
Literate 36,730
Literacy Rate 98.35
Major Crops Cocunut, Banana, Tapioca, Arecanut, Peper, Jack Fruit, Mango
Cropping System Tier & Mixed