Welcome To kannur, how beautifulKannur is also known as Cannanore, is a city in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. This is the administrative headquarters of the District of Kannur. Kannur is known as the Land of Looms and Lores, because of the loom industries functioning in the district and ritualistic folk arts held in temples. This is the largest city of North Malabar region. Kannur Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Kerala.
Kannur is the fourth largest urban agglomeration in Kerala after Kochi. Kannur is famous for its pristine beaches.
Kannur is of great strategic military importance. It houses one of the 62 military cantonments in the country, the Kannur Cantonment, and is the current headquarters of the Defence Security Corps. Ezhimala Naval Academy (INS) . It is the Asia's largest and World's third largest Naval Academy.
According to the data compiled by the research firm Indicus Analytics, Kannur is one of the ten best cities in India to live.The parameters set by this firm are in the field of health, education, environment, safety, public facilities and entertainment