Chittar, Tamil Nadu

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Chittar
village
Chittar is located in Tamil Nadu
Chittar
Chittar
Chittar is located in India
Chittar
Chittar
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°33′0″N 77°43′0″E / 11.55000°N 77.71667°E / 11.55000; 77.71667Coordinates: 11°33′0″N 77°43′0″E / 11.55000°N 77.71667°E / 11.55000; 77.71667
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Erode
Area
 • Total 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 638311
Telephone code 04256
Vehicle registration TN-36
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Erode
Lok Sabha constituency Tiruppur
Climate Normal (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 102 °C (216 °F)

Chittar is a village in Bhavani taluk of Erode district, Tamil Nadu.

Geography[edit]

It is located at .

Location[edit]

Chittar is about 26 km away from Erode Central Bus Stand and nearly a 13 km drive from Bhavani Bus Station. Stanley reservoir also known as Mettur Dam is 26 km from Chittar. Nearest railway junction is Erode and airport is Salem and Coimbatore.

River[edit]

Chittar is 1 km From Kaveri.

Administration[edit]

Chittar is part of Kesarimangalm Panchayat, Ammapattai Union, Bhavani (TK) Erode (DT) MLA constituency Bhavani MP constituency Tiruppur.

Festivals[edit]

Chittar Peoples celebrate the Sri Sakthi Mariamman Festival during the Summer vacation time (Month of May First Week) and lasts for one whole week.

Language[edit]

Tamil

Demography[edit]

Chittar had a population of 2,500. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Chittar has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 78% and female literacy of 66%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Occupation[edit]

Main occupation of the villagers is Agriculture. Mainly cultivating Turmeric, Sugarcane and Rice. Day-by-day the new generation is adopting new occupations, jobs in Business, in nearby Towns ( Bhavani, Erode, Perundurai, Tiruppur).

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