Nilambur Kingdom or Nilambur Kovilakam was a former feudal city-state in present-day Kerala state, India, situated near to the Nilgiri range of the Western Ghats. It turned into ruled by Samantha Kshatriyas who had been the vassals of the Zamorins of Calicut, with the capital positioned 25 kilometers north of Manjeri in gift-day Malappuram district. Famous Vettakkorumakan Kovil well-known for Pattutsavam and Nilambur Kovilakam are located at the banks of Chali river and Nilambur is known for its precise teak plantations and the Teak Museum.
The Nilambur – Shoranur Railway Line turned into constructed via the British to carry woods and different merchandise from these forests to the out of doors international. The place turned into an ancient tribal agreement, and in Nilambur forests the remains of historic temples may be located. Cholanaikkans, one of the maximum primitive tribes in South India and one of the remaining remaining hunter-gatherer tribes, numbering best 360 in 1991, first contacted in the 1960s, are visible within the Karulai and Chunkathara forest stages. During the Mysore invasion of Kerala the dynastic rule came to an give up.