Eriyodu

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Eriyodu
எரியோடு
Eriodu
city
Eriyodu is located in Tamil Nadu
Eriyodu
Eriyodu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°31′59″N 78°04′01″E / 10.533°N 78.067°E / 10.533; 78.067Coordinates: 10°31′59″N 78°04′01″E / 10.533°N 78.067°E / 10.533; 78.067
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Dindigul
Area
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,866
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 624702
Telephone code 91 4551
Vehicle registration TN 57
Sex ratio 1:1 /
Literacy 66%
Website www.eriyodu.thiyagaraaj.com

Eriyodu (or Eriodu) is a panchayat town in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Eriyodu is in the administrative district of Dindigul. Eriyodu is located in Dindigul next to Karur State Highway road (SH 74).

Eriyodu's railway station is an important stop for Bengaluru trains. Eriyodu has a public library, an Electricity Board office, a post office, a police station, and a government hospital. Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank, Canara Bank are the banks available in Eriyodu. There are ten dependent villages scattered around Eriyodu.

Geography[edit]

Eriyodu has an average elevation of 260 metres (850 ft).

The nearest airport is at Madurai and the nearest railway station is the Dindigul Junction Railway Station. One nearby tourist destination is the Kodaikanal hill station.

Climate[edit]

The climate is dry and hot, with rains from October to December. Temperatures during summer reach a maximum of 40 and a minimum of 25 degrees Celsius, while winter temperatures range between 25 and 18 degrees Celsius.

Education[edit]

The Eriyodu Town Panchayat map

Eriyodu has two government schools and two private primary schools. Currently there is no college in Eriyodu.

The government schools, which are more than 50 years old, are:

The private schools, which are more than 20 years old, are:

  • Vani Nursery and Primary School
  • Kalaivani Nursery and Primary School

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 India census, Eriyodu had a population of 7866. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Eriyodu has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 55%. In Eriyodu, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Eriyodu Assembly Constituency is part of Karur (Lok Sabha constituency).

Nearest towns[edit]

Near towns Distance
Dindigul 20 km
Karur 54 km
Palani 64 km
Madurai 70 km
Trichy 97 km

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