Arambakkam

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Arambakkam
ஆரம்பாக்கம்
village
Arambakkam is located in Tamil Nadu
Arambakkam
Arambakkam
Arambakkam is located in India
Arambakkam
Arambakkam
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 13°32′34″N 80°04′08″E / 13.5426818°N 80.0690056°E / 13.5426818; 80.0690056Coordinates: 13°32′34″N 80°04′08″E / 13.5426818°N 80.0690056°E / 13.5426818; 80.0690056
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvallur
Taluk Gummidipoondi taluk
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,363
Languages
 • Official Tamil/Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
2011 census code 628550

Arambakkam is a village in the Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is located in the Gummidipoondi taluk.[1] Fishing is the main occupation here, within a short distance lies Bheemavarai Palyam where a creek locally called Uppankali juts out from the Pulicat-Arambakkam lagoon. It has a railway station.

Geography[edit]

It is at a distance of 55 km north of Chennai on NH 5, Chennai - Kolkata National highway. This place is at a distance of 2 km from the Tamil Nadu - Andhra Pradesh border.

Arambakkam Railway Station is at a distance of 1 km from the Village and is located on the Chennai - Vijayawada line. Passenger trains and EMUs stop at this station. Arambakkam station is the last station located on the northernmost tip of Tamil Nadu.

Nearby Towns and cities include: Tada (3.6 nm), Poovalai (3.8 nm), Kuppam (6.3 nm), Irakam (6.2 nm), Sricity (7.7 nm), Ramapuram (1.4 nm), Gummidipoondi (15.0), Sullurpeta (18.0), Chennai (65.0), Kanyakumari (807.0), Ooty (700.0), Rameshwaram (730.0)

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census of India, Arambakkam has 2798 households. The effective literacy rate (i.e. the literacy rate of population excluding children aged 6 and below) is 65.89%.[2]as it is border of the two states(andhra pradesh and tamilnadu),people can speak and understand both tamil and telugu languages.

Demographics (2011 Census)[2]
Total Male Female
Population 11363 5609 5754
Children aged below 6 years 1309 649 660
Scheduled caste 1288 602 686
Scheduled tribe 233 112 121
Literates 6625 3622 3003
Workers (all) 4820 3406 1414
Main workers (total) 4425 3211 1214
Main workers: Cultivators 162 137 25
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 1410 929 481
Main workers: Household industry workers 46 19 27
Main workers: Other 2807 2126 681
Marginal workers (total) 395 195 200
Marginal workers: Cultivators 11 6 5
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 222 110 112
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 6 1 5
Marginal workers: Others 156 78 78
Non-workers 6543 2203 4340

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamil Nadu village directory" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 2015-10-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Thiruvallur population". 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations, Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 2015-10-11.