Muthur

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For other uses, see Muthur (Sri Lanka).
Muthur
Town
Muthur during the Serampalayam Mariamman Temple Festival
Muthur during the Serampalayam Mariamman Temple Festival
Muthur is located in Tamil Nadu
Muthur
Muthur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°02′N 77°44′E / 11.04°N 77.73°E / 11.04; 77.73Coordinates: 11°02′N 77°44′E / 11.04°N 77.73°E / 11.04; 77.73
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tirupur
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,063
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 638 105
Telephone code 91 4257
Vehicle registration TN 42, TN 56

Muthur Tamil: முத்தூர் is a panchayat town in Kangeyam taluk in Tirupur district, Tamil Nadu, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Muthur had a population of 10,063. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Muthur has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 48%. In Muthur, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Government Higher Secondary School
  • Aanoor Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Vivekanandha Matriculation Hr Sec School School
  • KKP Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Colleges[edit]

  • Karuppannan Mariappan College for Arts & Science
  • Selvakumar Engineering College(UC)

Temples[edit]

  • Lord Selvakumara Swamy (an avatar of Lord Murugan or Skanda) and Kuppanna Swamy, both clan deities of Cheran ) are in Muthur.
  • Muthur also has a Shiva temple.

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. 

Muthur is part of Erode (Lok Sabha constituency).