Associated with the Malabar Rebellion of 1921, popularly known as the Khilafat movement, Tirurangadi is 24 km west of Malappuram
Mamburam Mosque situated here is a famous Muslim pilgrim center. Pocker Sahib Memorial Orphanage College is an educational institution of repute at Tirurangadi.
Nearest airport is Calicut Airport. Tirur Railway Station is the nearest railhead.