Edoor


Edoor

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Edoor is a small town 6.5 kilometers from Iritty in the district of Kannur in the state of Kerala, India. The town is a small marketplace for the farmer communities in the surrounding regions. This place is well-connected to any part of Kannur and other parts of Kerala by road transport. Tourists visiting Edoor can enjoy the beauty of the Vembuzha river, St Mary's Forane church and Mundayamparambu Temple and the nearest tourist home will be at Iritty.

Edoor is famous for its communal harmony. The presence of a prominent church in the town adds to its lustre as a peaceful town. Edoor is also famous for its educational institutions especially St Mary's Higher Secondary School. This school has gained much prominence in the district since the addition of plus two as secondary education, due to its topping results. For most of the years since 2002, this school has stood either 1st or 2nd in the district.

The church is also a prominent church in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Tellicherry. Its institutions include the St Mary's Higher Secondary School, school for special needs and orphanages.

The famous wild-life sanctuary Aralam is situated 5 kilometres away from Edoor.


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