District Profile

Enchanting Wayanad –   The “land of hills and spices” popularly known as the “green paradise “ is one among the most beautiful and perfect holiday destinations and an ideal trekking  spot in Kerala .Wayanad offers a splendid visual treat to visitors in terms of its diversity of destinations. The sublime hill station is known for its alluring misty mountains, tranquil lakes , scintillating waterfalls, succulent evergreen and deciduous forests, rich wildlife, ancient temples and caves, big dams ,tree houses, jungle trails and lot more. Wayanad offers a unique ambience, charismatic panorama and unforgettable adventures for a sightseer , also It has some majestic hills  with excellent and adventorous trekking trails and is a home to one of the most diverse flora and fauna of the Nilgris biosphere.

The mountain bounded picturesque arena , located at an altitude of 2,100 meters is adored  with a cool and salubrious climate inevitable for an exemplary  tourist  destination. . wayanad is a perfect holiday destination with pristine wilderness.

History

Wayanad district came into existence on the 1st of November 1980 as the 12th district of Kerala carving the neighboring districts Kannur and Kozhikode respectively.

According to the historical aspects, the region was earlier known as Mayakshetra. Which was changed to Mayanad and finally evolved to Wayanad. But as per the Folk etymology the name Wayanad was adopted by combining the Malayalam words Vayal (paddy field) and Naad ( the land), making it ‘The Land of Paddy Fields’.


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Administrative Set Up

SL.No Particulars Wayand State
01 No. of Revenue Divisions 2 12
02 No. of Revenue Divisions 3 12
03 No. of Revenue Divisions 5 4
04 No. of Revenue Divisions 6 12
05 No. of Revenue Divisions 2 14
06 No. of Revenue Divisions 8 5

Weather forecast in Wayanad

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