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town panchayat
Desur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°26′N 79°29′E / 12.43°N 79.48°E / 12.43; 79.48Coordinates: 12°26′N 79°29′E / 12.43°N 79.48°E / 12.43; 79.48
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvanamalai
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,156
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 604501

Desur is a Town panchayat in Tiruvanamalai district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.


Desur is located at 12°26′N 79°29′E / 12.43°N 79.48°E / 12.43; 79.48.[1] It has an average elevation of 114 metres (374 feet).

vehicle No.TN 25[2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Desur had a population of 5156. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Desur has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79% and, female literacy is 60%. In Desur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Desur
  2. ^ school
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.