Pallakad, which was earlier called Palghat, is one of the important non-coastal cities of Kerala. Situated by River Ponnani, Pallakad is a marketplace for grain, tobacco, textiles, and timber. Important industries that flourish in Pallakad include tobacco processing, rice milling, weaving, and light manufacturing.
Pallakad is a sort of education hub in Kerala with several engineering colleges, including an Indian Institute of Technology.
|Languages spoken||Malyalam, English|