(Last Updated on : 08-10-2009)
Numerous towns and cities thronged the states of Indian continent. The state of Kerala too is not an exception in this matter. Amongst several towns one can easily make out Karuvanthuruthy to be a significant one. It is a census town lying in the district of Kozhikode district of the same state of India.
For tracking the salient features of an Indian town or city, a multitude of demographers have worked diligently so that they could enlighten people with vital information on Karuvanthuruthy town's demography. Thus they have organized numerous surveys and devised reports as per their findings. In the vistas of demographical reports that are related to Karuvanthuruthy, the Census report of a particular year has remained stand apart. Being issued forth in the year 2001, this report highlighted certain facts like literacy condition, population status of Karuvanthuruthy. As per this report , the total population of Karuvanthuruthy has been counted to be 20,767. A point that needs to be emphasized is the fact that in Karuvanthuruthy, the number of males are less than that of females . The point can be backed by proof also. From the census report of 2001, it has been found out that male populace constitutes of 49 percent. Female population constitutes 51 percent, which is higher than that of males. In Karuvanthuruthy, 12 percent of the total population is below six years of age.
Literacy rate, an indicator for gauging development of a particular place , also has been considered as relevant information about Karuvanthuruthy. Since the average literacy rate of Karuvanthuruthy showed a higher percentage than that of India, it led one to draw a conclusion. The conclusion is that this Karuvanthuruthy is a developed town. The average literacy of Karuvanthuruthy is 81 percent, which is higher than India with the average literacy rate of 59.5 percent. Not only both male and female literacy rates individually are also quite high. In Karuvanthuruthy male literacy constitutes of 84 percent . Rate of female literacy is 79 percent.
From the perspective of the district as a whole few more points can be cited . Being an integral part of Kozhikode district, it is quite natural that residents of this Karuvanthuruthy too follow the same tradition. The people savor both vegetarian and non- vegeratain dishes. Rice, sambhar, curries, paddadum are some of the veggie delights. Few non- vegetarian dishes that are popular amongst the people include Ghee Rice with meat curry, Biriyani. Delicious seafood that is prepared from prawns, mussels, mackerel, sea fish are quite popular.
Several temples of this district attract tourists from far off places also. Most significant are Thiruvannur Temple, Tali TempleAzhakodi Temple, Sree Valayanad Temple, Varakkal Temple, Bilathikulam Temple, Bhairagi Madam Temple, and the Lokanarkavu temple. Needless to mention, people from this Karuvanthuruthy too visit these temples.