Latitude. 11˚ 51’ N
longitude. 75˚ 29’ E
Thalassery port is one of the oldest ports along the coast of Kerala with a rich history. The Thalassery Port was established in the year 1708 by the British East India Company. During the 1700’s, 1800’s and early 1900’s Thalassery port had huge export trade with most of the leading European Ports like London, Rotterdam, Manchester, Marseilles, Dunkirk, Naples and Adelaide, Oakland etc. The average trade was above 4 lacs tonnes per annum. The main items of export were pepper, coffee and cardamom produced in the estates of Wynad in Kerala and Coorg in Karnataka. There is an old pier and Light House at Thalassery.