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koyilandy

Koyilandy (or Quilandy/Quilandi) is a city and a municipality in Kozhikode district in North Malabar region of Kerala. This town is between Calicut and Badagara (Vatakara) and is on NH 17. It can be identified with Tyndis in Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. The freedom fighter K. Kelappan was born in a near-by village, Muchukunnu. Koyilandy Hookahs, traditional smoking pipes, of Calicut made in Koyilandy were famous across North India, Gulf and Pakistan. Prepared by Moosari, a coppersmith community, these Hookahs were once considered a pride of Koyilandy.