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Presidency: Madras Presidency
Coordinates: 11.25°N 75.77°E
Altitude: 1 metre (3.3 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Kozhikode
State/Province: Kerala
Country: India
Transport links
Madras Railway, which became South Indian Railway

Calicut was the headquarters of the Malabar District

The station at this town was on the Madras Railway which became the South Indian Railway broad gauge (BG) 'Jalarpet-Mangalore Mainline'

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Kozhikode
Variants: Calicut, Kalikot

Military history

Battle of Calicut 1789
Battle of Calicut 1790


External links

Historical books online


  1. Balmer, Nicholas. India Princess Rootsweb India Mailing List 8 February 2007, now archived.