n Area: 1992 sq km
n Population (in 000,s) : 1072
n Males (in 000s) : 529 n Females (in 000s) : 543
n No. of households : 182

n Average size of family : 5.90
n Rainfall (Annual): 346 cm
n Altitude: 935 to 2817 m above Sea level
n Tourist Season: September to March
n Climate: Tropical humid, Cool and pleasant 
n in the High Ranges and the Cardamom Hills.

The northernmost district of Kerala, Kasaragod is world renowned for its coir and handloom industries. Fishing is a prime source of livelihood. Kasaragod as known as the land of gods, forts, rivers, hills and beautiful beaches. The fort at Bekal is the largest and best preserved in the State. Kasaragod displays a variety of styles in temple architecture - the unique style of the Madhur Mahaganapathy temple, the typical Kerala style of the historic Malik Deenar Great Juma Masjid and so on speak volumes about the rich cultural heritage of the region. Spectacular pageants of Theyyam, Yakshagana, Kumbla (buffalo race), Poorakkali, Kolkali etc. enchant visitors.