Thondi

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Thondi
Panchayat town
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Ramanathapuram
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,298
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 623409
Vehicle registration TN-65

Thondi or Tondi is a Panchayat town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is believed to be an ancient port site of Pandyan kingdom.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[3] Thondi had a population of 15,298. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Thondi has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76, and female literacy is 63%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "தொண்டியில் மீண்டும் துறைமுகம் அமையுமா?". Dinamani (in Tamil). 31 December 2009. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Storehouse of treasure". The Hindu. 29 April 2011. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "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. 

Coordinates: 9°46′35″N 79°00′28″E / 9.77639°N 79.00778°E / 9.77639; 79.00778