Kurichi

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For the village in Thanjavur district, see Kurichi, Thanjavur.
Kurichi
Suburb
Kurichi is located in Tamil Nadu
Kurichi
Kurichi
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°58′N 77°01′E / 10.96°N 77.01°E / 10.96; 77.01Coordinates: 10°58′N 77°01′E / 10.96°N 77.01°E / 10.96; 77.01
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Coimbatore
Population (2011)
 • Total 123,667
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91-422
Vehicle registration TN-99

Kurichi is a suburb of Coimbatore city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was upgraded to a municipality in 2004, it was recently merged with the Coimbatore Corporation.[1] As of 2011, the town had a population of 123,667.

Geography[edit]

Kurichi is located at 10°58′N 77°01′E / 10.96°N 77.01°E / 10.96; 77.01.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to 2011 census, Kurichi had a population of 123,667 with a sex-ratio of 1,001 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.[3] A total of 12,987 were under the age of six, constituting 6,596 males and 6,391 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 10.51% and .25% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 80.48%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.[3] The town had a total of  32830 households. There were a total of 49,040 workers, comprising 264 cultivators, 263 main agricultural labourers, 1,060 in house hold industries, 43,232 other workers, 4,221 marginal workers, 61 marginal cultivators, 53 marginal agricultural labourers, 137 marginal workers in household industries and 3,970 other marginal workers.[4]

Civic administration[edit]

Kurichi was upgraded to a municipality in 2004.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Madhavan, Karthik (October 27, 2011). "Added areas vote overwhelmingly in AIADMK's favour". Coimbatore. The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Kurichi". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Kurichi". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "About Municipality". Kurichi Municipality. Retrieved 2008-12-26.