Shoranur is a town and a region situated in the Palakkad locale, in the Indian territory of Kerala, situated on the banks of the Bharathapuzha River. Shoranur Junction Railway Station is the biggest Railway Station in Kerala. This place was initially part of the Valluvanad Swaroopam Dynasty. Valluvanad was a past late medieval primitive state in current situation with Kerala in South India stretching out from the Bharathapuzha River in the south to the Pandalur Mala in the north amid their apex in the early Middle Ages. On the west, it was limited by the Arabian Sea at the port Ponnani and on the east by Attappadi Hills.
As per nearby legends, the last Later Chera ruler gave a huge expansion of land in South Malabar to one of their governors, Valluvakkonithiri and left for a hajj. The Valluvakkonithiri was additionally given last Later Chera ruler's shield apparently to protect himself from the sword gotten by the Samoothiri Zamorin of Kozhikode, another senator, from the leaving ruler. Of course, the Vellatiri rajas were innate foes of the Samoothiri. Valluvanad is well known for the Mamankam celebrations, held once in 12 years and the unlimited wars against the Samoothiri of Kozhikode. By the late eighteenth century, Vellatiri or Walluwanad legitimate was the sole residual region of the Walluvanad raja Valluva Konatiri, who once practiced suzerain rights over a substantial bit of Southern Malabar.
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Shoranur: 679121 Language : Malyalam, English Weather: Summer 30°C to 33°C Winter 23°C to 25°C