Kanhangad is one of the major city and municipality in Kasargod district in Kerala. It is located within 28 km away from district headquarters of Kasargod. It is the centre business place of Kasargod district. Kanhangad is mainly significant for handloom and coir industries.
Other attractive and significant tourist destination located in Anandashram and Nityanandasaramam. Other place to visit in Kanhangad is Bekal fort which is believed to be constructed by Ikkeri Shivappa Nayaka. In the front of the fort one hanuman temple is also located. This fort looks similar to the St. Angelo Fort belongs to Portuguese located at Kannur.