Kottivakkam

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Not to be confused with Kathivakkam.
Kottivakkam
கொட்டிவாக்கம்
census town
Kottivakkam is located in Chennai
Kottivakkam
Kottivakkam
Coordinates: 12°58′12″N 80°15′29″E / 12.97°N 80.258°E / 12.97; 80.258Coordinates: 12°58′12″N 80°15′29″E / 12.97°N 80.258°E / 12.97; 80.258
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Metro Chennai
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,914
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600 041
Telephone code 91-44
Vehicle registration TN-07

Kottivakkam is a locality in the south of Chennai in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Even though it comes under the administration of kancheepuram it enjoys a close proximity to the Chennai city. Kottivakkam is included with the Chennai Corporation.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kottivakkam had a population of 13,914. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kottivakkam has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 64%. In Kottivakkam, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

This suburb (near Chennai) extends from the Bay of Bengal (ECR) to Rajiv Gandhi Salai, the IT corridor of the city, thus enjoying a boom in real estate prices.

Kottivakkam has two prominent schools "Nellai Nadar Matric Hr Sec School" and Manthan Vidyashram which is a recent addition

Prominent residents include several IAS officers, judges, and film actors and actresses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.