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Moonniyur is a Village in Tirurangadi Taluk in Malappuram District. It belongs to North Kerala Division . It is located 23 KM towards west from District head quarters Malappuram and 3 KM from Tirurangadi. The village office located on Mannattampara road from Palakkal, which is in Thalappara-Chelari National Highway 66. It is near to Cee Pee Convention center. The village share its boundaries with Tenhippalam village in north, Tirurangadi village in south, AR Nagar and Peruvallur villages in east and Ariyallur and Neduva villages in west


The population of Moonniyur village is 53338 with a male population of 25669 and female population of 27669. Muslims are the majority followed by Hindu and Christian.


The village is a part of malabar midland region and the average elevation of village from sea level is 10 meter. Almost every part of the village is plain with very few exceptions.


The socio-economy status of village is good. Many villagers are working in gulf countries and the remittance from them helped the village to develop.


No specific ecology to be noted in village. But the common ecology of the malabar midland region exists here.


Kaliyatta Kavu is a famous temple dedicated to Ammancheri Amma (Mother Goddess) and is located at Moonniyur in Malappuram. The annual kaliyattam festival, also known as Thalapoli Utsavam is celebrated as a huge event by the devotees. Procession of Kozhi Varavu or hen shaped effigies, made of bamboo and tender coconut leaves and Kuthira Varavu (horse effigies) is a treat to your eyes.