Anakaputhur

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Anakaputhur
town
Anakaputhur is located in Chennai
Anakaputhur
Anakaputhur
Coordinates: 12°58′58″N 80°07′35″E / 12.9828°N 80.1264°E / 12.9828; 80.1264Coordinates: 12°58′58″N 80°07′35″E / 12.9828°N 80.1264°E / 12.9828; 80.1264
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Metro Chennai
Government
 • Municipal Chairman B.Velayutham
Population (2011)
 • Total 48,050
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600070
Telephone code 9144
Vehicle registration TN-85
Website Anakaputhur Municipality

Anakaputhur is a located in the suburbs of Chennai in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Though situated in Kancheepuram district, the town is actually a neighbourhood of Chennai. Anakaputhur was once famous for its traditional weaving business, which has declined due to modern competition. As of 2011, the town had a population of 48,050.

Demographics[edit]

According to 2011 census, Anakaputhur had a population of 48,050 with a sex-ratio of 989 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[1] A total of 5,404 were under the age of six, constituting 2,736 males and 2,668 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 15.19% and .3% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 78.03%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[1] The town had a total of 12146 households. There were a total of 18,103 workers, comprising 24 cultivators, 126 main agricultural labourers, 382 in house hold industries, 15,517 other workers, 2,054 marginal workers, 16 marginal cultivators, 20 marginal agricultural labourers, 65 marginal workers in household industries and 1,953 other marginal workers.[2]

Geography[edit]

Anakaputhur is located at 12°35′N 80°42′E / 12.58°N 80.7°E / 12.58; 80.7[3]

Transport[edit]

  • Bus sService : 60, 60A, 60C, 60E, M60 (MTC) & 66, 66S,66K,K66, 266, 566, 566A, 566B, PP66, M66 & 166 (MTC and private operators)
  • Anakaputhur is a main stop for all buses plying between Tambaram and Poonamallee
  • The Chennai Airport is 5 km away.
  • Nearest railway station : Pallavaram (at 4 km)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Anakaputhur". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Anakaputhur