Mal: മലപ്പുറം malappuram

‘City in the Hills’  City/District,  Kerala

From Mal: mala, ‘mountain’, ‘raised land’, ‘hill-land’; and Skt: pur(am), ‘fort’, ‘town’, ‘city’.

The area features hills and  mountains carpeted in green with freshwater streams flowing down into the city.

Malappuram is the fastest growing city in the world with an urban growth rate of more than 40%.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Kerala place names.

 

Malappuram Postcard

Malappuram Postcard      keralapackage