The headquarters of the Wayanad District are located at Kalpetta. The lush green environs of Kalpetta are blessed with the dense Coffee plantation in the hills. Present at a height of 1000m above sea level and between 14 degrees latitude and 72 degrees longitude the picturesque town of Kalpetta is a reservoir of peace and solace. The town has hotels, bars, restaurants and shops, making it a convenient base to visit this place while at the same time enjoying these facilities. A stronghold of the Jains in the past, the famous Ananthanathaswamy Jain Temple is situated at Puliyarmala near Kalpetta.