Kannur district derived its name from the location of its headquarters at Kannur town. Kannur was known by its Portuguese name of Cannanore which is still in fairly common usage. Kannur is popularly known as the city of Looms and Lores. It is also the land of the famous performance art THEYYAM. Kannur is famous for its pristine beaches and hand loom industry. .
|Kannur International Airport||25 Km|