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|Elevation||305 m (1,001 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Konganapuram is located at  It has an average elevation of 300 metres (1000 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Konganapuram had a population of 8086. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Konganapuram has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 49%. In Konganapuram, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Early history 
The name "Konganapuram" appears to have been named due to the dense population of Kongu Vellalar people and is a part of Salem District. Salem and the hilly region around it were part of the Chera and Kongu country in ancient times. Parts of Salem were ruled by their own Kongu Kings who were the Kurunila Mannargal of ancient Tamil Nadu. Konganapuram was ruled by Palaiyakkarar (aka., Poligars), who were later the Zamindars under the British Rule until the system was abolished after independence.
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- "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.
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