Nangavalli

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Nangavalli
நங்கவள்ளி
city
Nangavalli is located in Tamil Nadu
Nangavalli
Nangavalli
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°45′N 77°53′E / 11.75°N 77.88°E / 11.75; 77.88Coordinates: 11°45′N 77°53′E / 11.75°N 77.88°E / 11.75; 77.88
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Salem
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,610
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TN-52

Nangavalli is a panchayat town in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Geography[edit]

Nangavalli is located at 11°45′N 77°53′E / 11.75°N 77.88°E / 11.75; 77.88.[1] It has an average elevation of 385 metres (1263 feet). Nangavalli is famous for its Temple "Sri lakshmi Narashimha Swamy" an Avathar of lord Vishnu

More over Nangavalli has lots of Handlooms. The Silk Sarees manufactured here are sold leading Textile Stores in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

The main occupation in Nangavalli is Weaving.The Silk sarees made from Nangavalli and the around area is very famous throughout India.Only one Government School.The festival of the Narashimha Swamy Thirukovil will be celebrated by the nearby all the villages in and around Nangavalli.Dhroupathi amman festival is also celebrated in the month of April–May every year.In this festival a live demo of Mahabharatha's fight will be organised. This is the only place where the event conducted lively in Tamil Nadu.From Nangavalli water flows by gravity(without pump) to Salem (Nangavalli to Salem -36 km).This system was constructed and Inaugurated by British people before independence.

Demographics== As of 2001 India census,[2] Nangavalli had a population of 9610. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nangavalli has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 49%. In Nangavalli, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nangavalli
  2. ^ "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.