Thevaram

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This article is about the town in Tamil Nadu, India. For the Tamil shaivite verses, see Tevaram.
Thevaram
Town Panchayath
Thevaram is located in Tamil Nadu
Thevaram
Thevaram
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 9°53′49″N 77°16′44″E / 9.897°N 77.279°E / 9.897; 77.279Coordinates: 9°53′49″N 77°16′44″E / 9.897°N 77.279°E / 9.897; 77.279
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Theni
Elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,079
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 625530
Telephone code 04554
Vehicle registration TN 60

Thevaram is a Town Panchayat in Theni district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thevaram is located in Tamil Nadu near on border of Kerala at the Eastern side foot-hill of Western Ghats. The State Highway SH-100 passes through this town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census,[1] Thevaram had a population of 16,079. Males constitute 49.64% of the population and females 50.36%. Thevaram has an average literacy rate of 69.56%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75.68%, and female literacy is 63.53%. In Thevaram, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

  • Total number of households: 4225
Population Persons Males Females
Total 16,079 7,981 8,098
In the age group 0-6 years 1,463 738 725
Literates 11,185 6,040 5,145
Illiterate 4,894 1,941 2,953

As of 2001 India Tamil Nadu theni district census,[2] Thevaram had a population of 14,501. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Thevaram has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 59%. In Thevaram, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Gandhiji Speech at Public Meeting in Thevaram

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