Thana is located towards the centre of Kannur. It is a commercial neighbourhood in the city and is governed by the Kannur municipality.
The NH 44 is a short drive from here which continues on to the south in the direction of Thalassery while Taliparamba is towards the east. The road runs into Kannur city towards the west while the eastern side continues on to Kakkad.
Thana real estate is popular among home seekers for the area’s well-developed social infrastructure. The area has plots, villas and apartments for sale. The built-up area of property in Thana ranges from 1,168 to 5,423 sq ft. The configurations available here are 2, 3 and 4 BHK. The popular projects under Thana property are Sreerosh’s Best Plots, which has 20 units available measuring from 1,838 to 5,423 sq ft and PVS Apartments’ Fortune that has 55 units available measuring from 1,168 to 1,604 sq ft.
Thana has numerous good schools located in its midst such as Government City Higher Secondary School, Deenul Islam Sabha Girls Higher Secondary School, Salafi English Medium School and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. There are several hospitals located close by as well like District Ayurveda Hospital, Specialty Hospital, SM Hospital and Dhanalakshmi Hospital. Shopping malls such as Thana Square, Capitol Mall and Royal Oak have recently begun operations in the city.