INFORMATION ABOUT KANNUR
Kannur, the sea coast town in the northern Malabar area was for many centuries the capital of the Kolathiri Rajas, the rivals of the Zamorins of Kozhikode. Formerly a major port area, Kannur is now a city known for its handloom and beedi industries.
Some of Kerala's finest weavers come from this district. Kannur is also the headquarters of the country's largest and best-run beedi cooperative. Marco Polo is supposed to have referred to Kannur as a great emporium of spices.
Kannur lies between Calicut and Kasargod districts. The place is blessed with a lengthy seaside with many rivers and is a center of various cultures and traditional arts and crafts.
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