Kovur, Kanchipuram

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Kovur is located in Chennai
Coordinates: 12°59′N 80°07′E / 12.99°N 80.12°E / 12.99; 80.12Coordinates: 12°59′N 80°07′E / 12.99°N 80.12°E / 12.99; 80.12
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanchipuram
Subdistrict Sriperumbudur
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,948
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Pincode 600128
Vehicle registration TN-85

Kovur is a town in the Kanchipuram district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is a suburb of Chennai and is situated at a distance of about 22 kilometres from Chennai and 5 kilometres from Porur on the Porur-Kundrathur road.


According to the 2001 census, Kovur had a population of 5,948 with 3,004 males and 2,944 females. The sex ratio was 948 and the literacy rate, 84.48.