The Malappuram district was formed on 16th June 1969 and has little distinctive features than the other districts in the form of Vedic learning center, Ayurveda home, etc. It is a Muslim-majority district and the colorful mosques and temples are renowned for their colorful and enlightening festivals.
The district has a massive mark in the history of art and culture, which includes some highly respected names in the field of Kathak, poetries, etc. This land cherishes many festivals and fairs that keep the district alive throughout the year. If told to name some of the most renowned festivals here then, Kondotty Nercha (duration of 1 week in March), Theeyaattu (6 days long festival), Malaparamba Perunnal (a church festival) and few of the other names and rituals will certainly be in the count.
The flora and fauna here is very flourished and consists of a large amount of wild life. Apart from the hills, rivers and forests, plantations that of coconut, pepper, cashew, rubber, etc. is supported by the district’s soil. The Chaliyar, Kadalundi and the Bharathapuzha rivers flow through this district which is a perfect blend of spirituality, artistic with aesthetic values and festivals and rituals, making it an apt destination for tourists.