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Geography of Kasaragod

Geography of Kasaragod
Kasaragod is a district located in the northernmost part of the Indian state of Kerala. The district has a diverse geography that includes a long coastline, hills, forests, rivers, and backwaters.
The district is situated at the foothills of the Western Ghats, a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of India. The highest peak in the district is Ranipuram, which is situated at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level. The hills and forests in the region are home to several species of animals, including elephants, tigers, leopards, and  has a long coastline that stretches for over 60 kilometers along the Arabian Sea. The coast is characterized by beautiful beaches, backwaters, and estuaries, and is an important source of livelihood for the local fishing communities. The backwaters of Valiyaparamba and Kavvayi are major tourist attractions in the region. 

Several rivers flow through the district, including the Chandragiri, Payaswini, and Kariangode rivers. These rivers provide irrigation and drinking water to the local communities and support agriculture in the region.
The district of Kasaragod has a tropical monsoon climate, with heavy rainfall during the monsoon season (June-September) and warm temperatures throughout the year. The average annual rainfall in the region is around 3,500 mm.
the diverse geography of Kasaragod makes it a unique and beautiful destination for tourists and visitors. The natural beauty of the region and its wildlife make it a popular destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. 

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