QLD Railway Station
"Koyilandy" (formerly "Quilandy") is a Nagar Palika in the Tehsil of the same name in Kozhikode district, Kerala on the Malabar Coast. The town is located between Kozhikode and Vatakara on National Highway 17 (India).Koyilandy is sometimes identified with Tyndis in ''Periplus of the Erythraean Sea''.
The freedom fighter K. Kelappan was born in a nearby village, Muchukunnu.
Koyilandy is located at at an average elevation of . As of 2011 India census, Koyilandy had a population of 71,873. Males constitute 46.78% of the population and females 53.22%. Literacy rate of Koyilandy is 95.11% (higher than Kerala average of 94.00%). Male literacy is around 97.38 % while female literacy rate is 93.15%. In Koyilandy, around 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Economy of Koyilandy revolves around fishing, local businesses and remittance from the Persian Gulf.
Koyilandy is the taluk headquarters of 34 villages. They are: Arikkulam, Atholy, Avitanallur, Balussery, Chakkittapara, Changaroth, Chemancheri, Chempanoda, Chengottukavu, Cheruvannur Grama Panchayat, Eravattur, Iringal, Kayanna, Keezhariyur, Koorachundu, Koothali, Kottur, Kozhukkallur, Menhaniam, Meppayur, Moodadi, Naduvannur, Nochad, Palery, Panangad, Kozhikode, Panthalayani, Payyoli, Perambra, Sivapuram, Thikkodi, Thurayur, Ulliyeri, Unnikulam, Uralloor, Viyyur (Koyilandy taluk) and Muchukunnu.
, Urupunyakavu Temple, Moodadi (located at the shore of Arabian sea), Kollam Parappally makham (dargah) of Tamim-ul Ansari, Cheriyamangad Kottayil Shree Durga Bhagavathy Temple, Valiyamangad Sree Kurumba Bhagavathi Temple , the pulimuttu, Sree Kidarathil Thalachillon Devi Temple Kanayankode, Thalachilion Temple Kanayankode, Valiyakath (masjid and dargah makham) - Beach Road, Koyilandy, Kollam Sree Pisharikavu Temple - Kollam, Manayadath Parambil Sree Annapoorneswari Temple - Koyilandy, Peruvannamuzhi dam (near Kuttiady), Craft Village, Iringal, Payyoli Sreekurumba Bhagavathi Temple, Muchukunnu Kottayil Kovilakam Temple, Poyilkavu Sree Durga Bagavathi Temple, Kanhilassery Lord Siva temple, Panthalayani Lord Siva temple, Kappad beach, Sakthankulangara Devi temple, Kottakkal Kunhali Marakkar meusium,Kottakkal
, Vengalam and Thiruvangoor, Vettilapara and Chemancheri, Chengottukavu and Melur, Anakkulam and Moodadi Toll, Nandi, Thikkody and Payyoli, Iringal, Payyoli, Thikkodi and Moodadi, Viyyur, Panthalayani, Chengottukavu and Chemancherry, Thurayur, Keezhariyur, Arikkulam and Kozhukkallur, Atholy, Ulliyeri, Balussery and Naduvannur, Kottur, Avittanallur, Cheruvannur and Meppayur, Chakkittappara, Chempanode, Perambra and Kayanna, Koorachundu, Koothaly, Menhaniam and Eravattur, Nochad, Palery and Changaroth, Muchukunnu and Koyilothum Pady
are popular sweets in Koyilandy, Payyoli to Meppayur - 11 km, Payyoly to Perambra - 19 km, Payyoly to Anchampeedika - 13 km, Thiruvangoor to Kappad beach - 3 km, Thiruvangoor to Adivaram - 68 km, Koyilandy to Thamarassery - 28 km,Koyilandi to Mukkam -43 km, Koyilandy to Muchukunnu - 5 km
, Vadakara MP - K. Muraleedharan (Indian National Congress-United Progressive Alliance), MLA - K. Dasan (Communist Party of India (Marxist)-Left Democratic Front (Kerala)), Koyilandy municipal Chairman- Adv.K.Sathian
, Thiruvangoor Higher Secondary School, Thiruvangoor, Government Vocational higher Secondary School(boys), Koyilandy, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Koyilandy, Poilkave Higher Secondary School, Poilkave, Government Mopla Vocational Higher Secondary School, Koyilandy, Sayd Abdulrahman Bafakhy Tangal Memorial Government College (S. A. R. B. T. M. Government College, Muchukunnu), R. Shankar Memorial Arts and Science College (RSM SNDP Yogam College, Koyilandy), Government Industrial Training Institute, Koyilandy, Ilahiya Arts and Science College, Chengottukavu, Sri Sankara Sanskrit University, Nambrathkara, Naduvathur (Post Office), Malabar Arts and Science College, Moodadi, Gururdeva College of Advanced Studies, ICS Secondary School, Koyilandy, Gov.ITC Kuruvangad, Sree Vasu devasramam Higher secondary school,Naduvathur, Gov.Fisheries Residential technical High school,Koyilandy
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