|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||TN 61|
Jayankondam is a Second Grade Municipality in Ariyalur district in the India of Tamil Nadu. It is also called Jayamkondacholapuram.
Huge amounts of lignite deposits have been found here and power projects have been initiated by the Neyveli Lignite Corporation. Jayankondam town is very famous for Shiva night festival , which is celebrated every year. This town has more than 25 temples of various historical periods in the vicinity. The existing Government Higher Secondary School at Jayankondam is as the old as the town and has nearly 2000 Students to its name.
Jayankondam is located 247 km away from Chennai. On the south around 29 km from kumbakonam via Neelathanallur-Mathanathur bridge. On the east and 38 km away from Ariyalur. On the North 25 km from Srimueshnam. On the North and 36 km away from Viruthachalam. On the east and 50 km from away Chidambaram.
Jayankondam Town limit extends over an area of 28 Sq.km.
As of the census of India 2001, Jayankondam had a population of 31,268 comprising 15,532 males and 15,736 females, making the sex ratio (number of females per thousand males) of the town to 1,013. A total of 3,716 people were under six years of age and the child sex ratio (number of females per thousand males under six years of age) stood at 1,003. The town had an average literacy of 77.18%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. A total of 5,544 comprising 20.12% of the population belonged to Scheduled Castes (SC) and 549 comprising 1.99% of the population belonged to Scheduled tribes (ST). There were are total of 7,022 households in the town. As of 2001, Jayankondam had a total of 9,694 main workers: 967 cultivators, 1,361 agricultural labourers, 1,867 in house hold industries and 5,499 other workers. There was a total of 1,938 marginal workers: 136 marginal cultivators, 1,068 marginal agricultural labourers, 196 marginal workers in household industries and 538 other marginal workers.
Places near Jayankondam
Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple is the place near 8 km. East from JKM is the ancient – temple Rajendra chozha having very ancient – oldest sculpture and drowing.
Anaikarai is 15 km from Jayanokondam
PIN (Postal Index) Code for Jayankondam is 621802. Also the following nearby post offices share the same pin Angarayanallur, Chinnavalayam, Kaluvanthondi, Karadikulam, Kilakudiyiruppu, Periyavalayam and Sengunthapuram.
Jayankondam assembly constituency is part of Chidambaram.
- "Primary census abstract 2001". Directorate of Census Operations – Tamil Nadu. 2001. Retrieved 2012-12-29.
- "List of Post Offices for Pin Code 621802". Pin code. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
- "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies". Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
- Jayankondam Municipality govt website
- JKMOnline.com - Information about Jayankondam
- Jayankondam Town information