(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
Mavoor also spelt, as Mavur is one of the largest hamlets situated in Calicut district of the southern state of India, Kerala. Mavoor is located in the southeast of Calicut at a distance of 20 kms. It is encircled by the towns of Kakkayam in the west, Kunnamangalam and Tazhekkod in the north, Valakkad in the east and Feroke in the south.
The nearest 'access points' are the Feroke Railway Station and Kozhikode Railway Station and the Calicut airport in the south of Mavoor at a distance of 14 kms.
Detailed information about the village can be found in the Indian Census report published in 2001.
According to the report, Mavoor had a population of 27,843. Males and females account for an equal proportion of the population. In, Mavor, 13% of the population is less than six years of age. The average literacy rate of Mavoor is 82%, which is much higher than the national average literacy that is 59.5%. To be specific, the male literacy rate is 85% and the female literacy rate is 79%.
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