Kudal

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For Kudal in the Satara district of Maharashtra, see Kudal (Satara).
Kudal
Kadvalpatra
city
Kudal is located in Maharashtra
Kudal
Kudal
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°00′29″N 73°41′13″E / 16.008°N 73.687°E / 16.008; 73.687Coordinates: 16°00′29″N 73°41′13″E / 16.008°N 73.687°E / 16.008; 73.687
Country India
State Maharashtra
District Sindhudurg
Government
 • Type Gram panchayat
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi, Malvani/Kudali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-07

Kudal is a census town in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra, India. It is situated on Karli River in southwest Maharashtara. Kudal is the second-largest town in Sindhudurg after Sawantwadi. As of 2011, the population is more than 25,000. Kudal supports one MIDC area. A railway station in Kudal on the KRCL route connects Mumbai and Mangalore. The Deccan Odyssey train also stops in Kudal. National Highway 66 passes through Kudal.

Geography[edit]

Kudal is located at 16°00′29″N 73°41′13″E / 16.008°N 73.687°E / 16.008; 73.687. It has an average elevation of 20 metres (65 feet). The climate is mostly coastal And humid.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kudal had a population of more than 25,000 people. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kudal has an average literacy rate of 78%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 75%. In Kudal, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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.