:മഞ്ചേശ്വരം ) (also known as Manjeshwara
or Bangra Manjeshwara
) is the northern tip of Kerala
, bordering Karnataka
. It is a small coastal village in Kasaragod district
in the Indian state
. It is 21 km from Mangalore
(Kudla in Tulu
) town. Srimad Anantheshwara Temple
is situated in Manjeshwaram.
Manjeshwaram is also called 'Pancha Bhasha bhumi' means land of five languages namely Malayalam, Kannada,Tulu, Urdu and Konkani. In 2007, the Government set up a Tulu
As of 2001
, Manjeshwaram had a population
of 8674. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Manjeshwaram has an average literacy
rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 70%. In Manjeshwaram, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
rains during the months of June to September. The spring season
occurs during the month of November to January. The summer
or dry season falls between the month of February to May.
Economy / Agriculture
Economy of Manjeshwar is mainly attributed to agriculture
. The region has got fertile land and rich water resources.
Public Schools and Colleges
(udyawer juma masjid) one of the historical place of manjeshwer
- NH-17 passes through Manjeshwaram.
The following organizations offer both long distance and local transportation.