Kozhikode District is a district of Kerala state, situated on the southwest coast of India. The city of Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is the district headquarters. The district is 38.25% urbanised.
Kozhikode district is bordered by the districts of Kannur to the north, Wayanad to the east, and Malappuram to the south.The Arabian Sea lies to the west. It is situated between latitudes 11° 08\'N and 11° 50\'N and longitudes 75° 30\'E and 76° 8\'E.
The district is divided into three taluks; Vadakara, Koyilandy, and Kozhikode and One Revenue Division, Kozhikode.