Chettupattu

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Chettupattu
Chetpet
Chetpet
Town
Chettupattu is located in Tamil Nadu
Chettupattu
Chettupattu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°27′52″N 79°20′51″E / 12.464433°N 79.347539°E / 12.464433; 79.347539Coordinates: 12°27′52″N 79°20′51″E / 12.464433°N 79.347539°E / 12.464433; 79.347539
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvannamalai
Population (2011)
 • Total 99,085
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 606 801
Telephone code 91 4181
Vehicle registration TN25
Sex ratio 1:1 /

Chettupattu is a panchayat town in Tiruvannamalai district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Demographics[edit]

Chettupattu has a population of 36,000, consisting of 50% males and 50% females, with 10% of the population being under the age of 6 years.[citation needed] The town has a literacy rate of about 69%, which is 10% higher than the national average; male literacy is 77% and female literacy is 61%.

Chettupattu is a panchayat town, a small town under 20,000 or 25,000 inhabitants,[contradiction] in the district of Tiruvannamalai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its neighboring towns are Vandavasi (east), Polur (west), Gingee (south), Tiruvannamalai (southwest) and Arani (north). More than 80% of its inhabitants are farmers, and the primary source of income is agriculture.

The town's main crops are groundnut, paddy and sugarcane. Chettupattu is a fast developing town, ranking with panchayats of Pazhampet and Kannanur. Animal husbandry provides subsidiary income to farmers in the region. A veterinary dispensary established in 1963 provides services to the farmers.

The STD code for Chettupattu is 04181. Its pincode number is 606801.

Education[edit]

Educational institutions in Chettupattu include:

Computer Centers in Chetpet include:

  • Bharat Sevak Samaj Computer College

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